News articles about Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Broadcom Limited earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the semiconductor manufacturer an impact score of 46.0800367765236 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

AVGO has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Craig Hallum raised their price target on shares of Broadcom Limited from $260.00 to $290.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Loop Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a $270.00 price target (up previously from $251.00) on shares of Broadcom Limited in a report on Thursday, June 1st. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $275.00 target price (up previously from $255.00) on shares of Broadcom Limited in a report on Thursday, June 1st. Rosenblatt Securities reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $260.00 price target on shares of Broadcom Limited in a research report on Wednesday, May 31st. Finally, B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $305.00 price target on shares of Broadcom Limited in a research report on Tuesday, May 30th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirty-six have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Broadcom Limited currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $263.22.

Shares of Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO) traded up 0.98% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $249.37. 2,013,172 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock’s market cap is $101.39 billion. Broadcom Limited has a 1-year low of $158.75 and a 1-year high of $258.49. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $247.49 and a 200-day moving average price of $230.46.

Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June 1st. The semiconductor manufacturer reported $3.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $3.50 by $0.19. The company had revenue of $4.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.11 billion. Broadcom Limited had a negative net margin of 1.54% and a positive return on equity of 24.15%. The business’s revenue was up 17.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.53 EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that Broadcom Limited will post $15.78 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Broadcom Limited news, SVP Bryan Ingram sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $244.59, for a total value of $2,445,900.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, insider Kirsten M. Spears sold 1,306 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $254.15, for a total transaction of $331,919.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 41,306 shares of company stock valued at $10,380,120. Corporate insiders own 3.60% of the company’s stock.

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About Broadcom Limited

Broadcom Limited is a designer, developer and global supplier of a range of semiconductor devices with a focus on digital and mixed signal complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS)-based devices and analog III-V based products. The Company operates through four segments: Wired Infrastructure, Wireless Communications, Enterprise Storage, and Industrial & Other.

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