Media headlines about Nova Measuring Instruments (NASDAQ:NVMI) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nova Measuring Instruments earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.3524676994495 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Contrasting Nova Measuring Instruments (NVMI) and The Competition (americanbankingnews.com)
- Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. :NVMI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 15, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- ETFs with exposure to Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. : November 16, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Zacks.com highlights: Rosetta Stone, Nova Measuring Instruments and Yaskawa Electric (finance.yahoo.com)
NVMI has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Nova Measuring Instruments from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $35.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Needham & Company LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 target price on shares of Nova Measuring Instruments in a research report on Friday, September 1st. ValuEngine cut shares of Nova Measuring Instruments from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. BidaskClub cut shares of Nova Measuring Instruments from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus upped their target price on shares of Nova Measuring Instruments from $29.00 to $32.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $30.25.
Nova Measuring Instruments (NASDAQ NVMI) traded up $0.45 during trading on Monday, reaching $27.65. 106,113 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 238,648. Nova Measuring Instruments has a 12 month low of $12.42 and a 12 month high of $31.69. The stock has a market cap of $755.88, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.86 and a beta of 0.91.
Nova Measuring Instruments Company Profile
Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. provides metrology solutions for the semiconductor manufacturing industry. The Company offers in-line Optical and x-ray stand-alone metrology systems, as well as integrated optical metrology systems, which are attached directly to wafer fabrication process equipment. Its metrology systems measure various film thickness and composition properties, as well as critical-dimension (CD) variables during various front-end and back-end of line steps in the semiconductor wafer fabrication process.
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