News stories about Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Skyworks Solutions earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the semiconductor manufacturer an impact score of 47.1784181051419 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS) traded down $0.06 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $110.00. The company had a trading volume of 1,323,359 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,498,960. The company has a market cap of $20,211.41, a P/E ratio of 18.27, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.08 and a beta of 0.90. Skyworks Solutions has a one year low of $71.65 and a one year high of $117.65.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 12th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 21st will be paid a $0.32 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 20th. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.16%. Skyworks Solutions’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 23.66%.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on SWKS shares. Bank of America Corporation lifted their price objective on Skyworks Solutions from $120.00 to $125.00 in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. MKM Partners reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $115.00 price objective on shares of Skyworks Solutions in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. BidaskClub lowered Skyworks Solutions from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $117.00 price objective (up previously from $115.00) on shares of Skyworks Solutions in a report on Saturday, July 22nd. Finally, B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $130.00 price objective on shares of Skyworks Solutions in a report on Saturday, July 22nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, twenty-three have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $115.68.

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In other Skyworks Solutions news, VP Laura A. Gasparini sold 12,132 shares of Skyworks Solutions stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $110.53, for a total value of $1,340,949.96. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Liam Griffin sold 2,610 shares of Skyworks Solutions stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $99.98, for a total value of $260,947.80. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 50,408 shares in the company, valued at $5,039,791.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 120,094 shares of company stock worth $13,065,904 over the last ninety days. 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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