Headlines about Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (NYSE:TSM) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.7085530564125 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
A number of research analysts have recently commented on TSM shares. ValuEngine upgraded Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. HSBC upgraded Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Finally, Morgan Stanley downgraded Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $37.50.
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (NYSE:TSM) traded up $1.06 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $42.53. The stock had a trading volume of 6,565,569 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,910,000. The company has a quick ratio of 2.11, a current ratio of 2.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06. The company has a market cap of $210,100.00, a P/E ratio of 18.82, a P/E/G ratio of 1.11 and a beta of 0.85. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. has a 52-week low of $30.34 and a 52-week high of $46.57.
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (NYSE:TSM) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, January 18th. The semiconductor company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.63 by $0.01. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. had a return on equity of 24.18% and a net margin of 35.08%. The firm had revenue of $9.21 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.15 billion. equities analysts expect that Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. will post 2.48 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Company Profile
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) is a semiconductor foundry. The Company is engaged in the manufacturing, selling, packaging, testing and computer-aided design of integrated circuits and other semiconductor devices and the manufacturing of masks. It operates through foundry segment.
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