News headlines about NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern 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 earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the semiconductor provider an impact score of 46.5520888208102 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Several brokerages have weighed in on NXPI. Sanford C. Bernstein raised NXP Semiconductors from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 27th. ValuEngine lowered NXP Semiconductors from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 26th. BMO Capital Markets dropped their target price on NXP Semiconductors from $110.00 to $100.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, July 27th. Drexel Hamilton raised NXP Semiconductors from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $110.00 to $127.50 in a research report on Thursday, May 3rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley dropped their target price on NXP Semiconductors from $127.50 to $105.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, July 26th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $109.80.

Shares of NASDAQ NXPI opened at $93.16 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 2.98, a quick ratio of 2.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39. The stock has a market cap of $32.50 billion, a PE ratio of 12.97, a P/E/G ratio of 0.76 and a beta of 0.72. NXP Semiconductors has a 52 week low of $90.25 and a 52 week high of $125.93.

About NXP Semiconductors

NXP Semiconductors N.V., a semiconductor company, provides high performance mixed signal solutions for radio frequency (RF), analog, power management, interface, security, and digital processing products worldwide. The company offers products for audio and visual head-end unit applications, such as single-chip radio solutions, multi-standard radios, audio amplifiers and power analog products, and i.MX applications processors; in-vehicle networking products; two-way secure entry products; various sensors and microcontrollers; power management solutions; and solutions for radar, vision, vehicle-to-vehicle, and vehicle-to-infrastructure systems.

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