News stories about NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) have trended somewhat negative this week, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NXP Semiconductors NV earned a daily sentiment score of -0.08 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media headlines about the semiconductor provider an impact score of 56 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) opened at 105.75 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $103.96 and its 200-day moving average is $100.69. NXP Semiconductors NV has a 12 month low of $73.62 and a 12 month high of $107.54. The firm has a market capitalization of $26.62 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 182.33 and a beta of 1.21.
Several research analysts have recently issued reports on NXPI shares. Needham & Company LLC restated a “strong-buy” rating and set a $110.00 price objective on shares of NXP Semiconductors NV in a report on Monday, January 30th. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $110.00 target price on shares of NXP Semiconductors NV in a research note on Tuesday, January 31st. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating and issued a $110.00 target price on shares of NXP Semiconductors NV in a research note on Tuesday, February 7th. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reissued a “market perform” rating on shares of NXP Semiconductors NV in a research note on Tuesday, February 7th. Finally, Vetr cut shares of NXP Semiconductors NV from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $104.99 target price on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, February 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have issued a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. NXP Semiconductors NV has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $109.10.
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NXP Semiconductors NV Company Profile
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXP) is a holding company. The Company…