News coverage about Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Skyworks Solutions earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the semiconductor manufacturer an impact score of 47.1784181051419 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
Several research firms recently weighed in on SWKS. Vetr upgraded shares of Skyworks Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $119.64 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Skyworks Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Mizuho restated a “buy” rating on shares of Skyworks Solutions in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Bank of America boosted their target price on shares of Skyworks Solutions from $120.00 to $125.00 in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and set a $131.00 target price on shares of Skyworks Solutions in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating, twenty-two have assigned a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $115.72.
Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) opened at $98.26 on Tuesday. Skyworks Solutions has a 52-week low of $73.49 and a 52-week high of $117.65. The firm has a market capitalization of $18,050.00, a PE ratio of 16.98, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.01 and a beta of 0.84.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 12th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 21st will be given a $0.32 dividend. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 20th. Skyworks Solutions’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 23.66%.
In other news, VP Laura A. Gasparini sold 12,132 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $110.53, for a total transaction of $1,340,949.96. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Liam Griffin sold 13,858 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $102.18, for a total transaction of $1,416,010.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 139,630 shares of company stock valued at $15,225,433. 0.49% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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Skyworks Solutions Company Profile
Skyworks Solutions Inc designs, develops, manufactures and markets semiconductor products, including intellectual property. The Company’s analog semiconductors are connecting people, places, and things, spanning a number of new and unimagined applications within the automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, connected home, industrial, medical, military, smartphone, tablet and wearable markets.
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