Fabrinet (NYSE:FN) had its price target trimmed by Needham & Company LLC from $60.00 to $45.00 in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, MarketBeat reports. The firm currently has a strong-buy rating on the technology company’s stock.

Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. B. Riley restated a buy rating and set a $46.50 target price on shares of Fabrinet in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. BidaskClub upgraded Fabrinet from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Sunday, July 16th. J P Morgan Chase & Co downgraded Fabrinet from an overweight rating to a neutral rating and set a $42.00 target price for the company. in a report on Tuesday. ValuEngine upgraded Fabrinet from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a buy rating on shares of Fabrinet in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $46.42.

Shares of Fabrinet (NYSE FN) traded up $0.28 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $31.11. The company had a trading volume of 405,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 685,346. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a quick ratio of 1.80 and a current ratio of 2.70. The company has a market capitalization of $1,159.57, a P/E ratio of 12.29, a PEG ratio of 1.16 and a beta of 1.03. Fabrinet has a one year low of $28.60 and a one year high of $49.63.

Fabrinet (NYSE:FN) last announced its earnings results on Monday, August 21st. The technology company reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.83 by ($0.11). The business had revenue of $370.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $363.41 million. Fabrinet had a net margin of 6.60% and a return on equity of 14.35%. Fabrinet’s revenue was up 34.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.60 EPS. equities analysts predict that Fabrinet will post 2.22 EPS for the current year.

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Fabrinet declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Monday, August 21st that permits the company to repurchase $30.00 million in shares. This repurchase authorization permits the technology company to reacquire up to 21% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company’s management believes its shares are undervalued.

In other news, CFO Toh-Seng Ng sold 22,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.00, for a total transaction of $877,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 201,749 shares in the company, valued at $7,868,211. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider David T. Mitchell sold 50,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.03, for a total value of $1,501,500.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 111,057 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,335,041.71. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 257,500 shares of company stock valued at $9,535,850. 3.30% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Alps Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Fabrinet by 0.3% during the second quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 12,341 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $526,000 after acquiring an additional 32 shares in the last quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Fabrinet by 0.5% during the second quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 7,829 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $333,000 after acquiring an additional 37 shares in the last quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. increased its holdings in shares of Fabrinet by 2.0% during the second quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. now owns 4,918 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $210,000 after acquiring an additional 98 shares in the last quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its holdings in shares of Fabrinet by 0.7% during the second quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 15,200 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $648,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Arizona State Retirement System increased its holdings in shares of Fabrinet by 1.0% during the second quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 19,460 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $830,000 after acquiring an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 94.59% of the company’s stock.

Fabrinet Company Profile

Fabrinet provides optical packaging and precision optical, electro-mechanical and electronic manufacturing services to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of products, such as optical communication components, modules and sub-systems, industrial lasers, medical devices and sensors. The Company offers a range of optical and electro-mechanical capabilities across the manufacturing process, including process design and engineering, supply chain management, manufacturing, complex printed circuit board assembly, advanced packaging, integration, final assembly and test.

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