News coverage about Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog 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. Skyworks Solutions earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the semiconductor manufacturer an impact score of 46.5036847531805 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS) traded up 0.31% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $105.80. 2,056,685 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock has a market cap of $19.44 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.31 and a beta of 0.82. Skyworks Solutions has a 1-year low of $65.76 and a 1-year high of $112.11. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $102.74 and a 200-day moving average price of $100.45.

Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The semiconductor manufacturer reported $1.57 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.52 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $900.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $890.58 million. Skyworks Solutions had a net margin of 27.86% and a return on equity of 28.67%. Skyworks Solutions’s quarterly revenue was up 19.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.24 EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that Skyworks Solutions will post $6.39 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 29th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share. This is a boost from Skyworks Solutions’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 4th. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.21%. Skyworks Solutions’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 24.57%.

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on SWKS. Craig Hallum boosted their price target on shares of Skyworks Solutions from $120.00 to $125.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Vetr cut shares of Skyworks Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $110.24 price target for the company. in a research report on Wednesday, June 7th. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and issued a $117.00 price objective (up from $115.00) on shares of Skyworks Solutions in a research note on Saturday, July 22nd. Northland Securities restated a “buy” rating and issued a $115.00 price objective on shares of Skyworks Solutions in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Barclays PLC lifted their price objective on shares of Skyworks Solutions from $100.00 to $110.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 18th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, twenty-two have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $110.43.

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In other news, insider Liam Griffin sold 8,056 shares of Skyworks Solutions stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $105.31, for a total value of $848,377.36. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 54,310 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,719,386.10. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Christine King sold 3,500 shares of Skyworks Solutions stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $108.84, for a total transaction of $380,940.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 16,436 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,788,894.24. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.49% of the company’s stock.

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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