Press coverage about Xperi (NASDAQ:XPER) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Xperi earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.2896922307541 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
A number of research analysts have weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of Xperi from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Xperi from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 9th. Royal Bank of Canada began coverage on shares of Xperi in a report on Monday, March 5th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $27.00 target price for the company. Finally, Benchmark reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $40.00 target price (down previously from $53.00) on shares of Xperi in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $33.50.
Xperi opened at $21.10 on Monday, according to Marketbeat.com. Xperi has a 52-week low of $16.70 and a 52-week high of $35.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79, a current ratio of 7.13 and a quick ratio of 7.13. The stock has a market cap of $1.03 billion, a P/E ratio of 32.46 and a beta of 0.56.
Xperi (NASDAQ:XPER) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 3rd. The semiconductor company reported ($0.67) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.53 by ($1.20). Xperi had a positive return on equity of 7.53% and a negative net margin of 21.11%. The company had revenue of $104.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $101.00 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted ($0.22) EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 4.6% on a year-over-year basis.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 24th will be paid a $0.20 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 23rd. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.79%.
Xperi Company Profile
Xperi Corporation, through its subsidiaries, creates, develops, and licenses audio, imaging, semiconductor packaging, and interconnect technologies in the United States, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Product Licensing; and Semiconductor and IP Licensing.
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