Media stories about NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. NXP Semiconductors earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the semiconductor provider an impact score of 46.6839641654721 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- NXP, LG Electronics and HELLA Collaborate on Automotive Vision Platform – GlobeNewswire (press release) (globenewswire.com)
- [$$] Qualcomm Set to Win European Approval for $39 Billion NXP Buy (finance.yahoo.com)
- NXP Expands Smart Kitchen Appliance Leadership with World’s First Automated Frozen Food Defrosting Reference Design (finance.yahoo.com)
- Why NXP Semiconductors NV Shares Rose 20% in 2017 (fool.com)
NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) traded up $0.33 during trading on Friday, hitting $119.58. 2,027,268 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,500,000. The company has a market cap of $41,380.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.16, a PEG ratio of 0.87 and a beta of 0.82. The company has a quick ratio of 1.59, a current ratio of 2.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45. NXP Semiconductors has a 12-month low of $96.00 and a 12-month high of $119.70.
Several research analysts have weighed in on NXPI shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of NXP Semiconductors from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $131.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $110.00 price objective on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. BidaskClub raised shares of NXP Semiconductors from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. Jefferies Group set a $110.00 price objective on shares of NXP Semiconductors and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, Mizuho reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $110.00 price objective on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $113.11.
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NXP Semiconductors Company Profile
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXP) is a holding company. The Company operates as a semiconductor company. The Company provides high performance mixed signal and standard product solutions. The Company’s segments are High Performance Mixed Signal (HPMS), Standard Products (SP), and Corporate and Other. Its product solutions are used in a range of end-market applications, including automotive, personal security and identification, wireless and wireline infrastructure, mobile communications, multi-market industrial, consumer and computing.
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