Amkor Technology (NASDAQ:AMKR) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of 0.14

Media headlines about Amkor Technology (NASDAQ:AMKR) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Amkor Technology earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.664540832947 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Several research analysts recently commented on AMKR shares. ValuEngine raised Amkor Technology from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Amkor Technology from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. BidaskClub downgraded Amkor Technology from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $10.50 target price (down from $12.00) on shares of Amkor Technology in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Amkor Technology has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $10.50.

Shares of Amkor Technology (NASDAQ AMKR) opened at $10.99 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,629.68, a P/E ratio of 14.65 and a beta of 2.70. The company has a quick ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 1.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79. Amkor Technology has a fifty-two week low of $8.32 and a fifty-two week high of $12.48.

Amkor Technology (NASDAQ:AMKR) last announced its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The semiconductor company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.20 by $0.03. Amkor Technology had a return on equity of 14.24% and a net margin of 4.90%. The firm had revenue of $1.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.08 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.25 EPS. Amkor Technology’s quarterly revenue was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. analysts expect that Amkor Technology will post 0.51 earnings per share for the current year.

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About Amkor Technology

Amkor Technology, Inc is a provider of outsourced semiconductor packaging and test services. The Company’s packaging and test services are designed to meet application and chip specific requirements, including the type of interconnect technology; size, thickness and electrical, and mechanical and thermal performance.

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