Lattice Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:LSCC)’s share price dropped 1.7% on Wednesday . The company traded as low as $5.21 and last traded at $5.32, with a volume of 598,195 shares. The stock had previously closed at $5.41.

LSCC has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corp. from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 20th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, May 9th. FBR & Co reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $7.50 target price on shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corp. in a research report on Thursday, April 14th. Finally, Craig Hallum cut shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 14th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Lattice Semiconductor Corp. presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $7.06.

The firm’s market capitalization is $634.06 million. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $5.60 and its 200 day moving average price is $5.54.

Lattice Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:LSCC) last announced its earnings results on Monday, May 9th. The company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.01). The business earned $96.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $97.88 million. The business’s revenue was up 8.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.03 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Lattice Semiconductor Corp. will post $0.33 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, VP Byron Wayne Milstead sold 10,992 shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corp. stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.27, for a total value of $57,927.84. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 14,015 shares in the company, valued at approximately $73,859.05. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY raised its position in Lattice Semiconductor Corp. by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY now owns 2,007,400 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,988,000 after buying an additional 37,600 shares during the period. Tieton Capital Management LLC raised its position in Lattice Semiconductor Corp. by 2.1% in the fourth quarter. Tieton Capital Management LLC now owns 749,680 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,850,000 after buying an additional 15,620 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers raised its position in Lattice Semiconductor Corp. by 3.7% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 158,417 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,025,000 after buying an additional 5,615 shares during the period. Finally, California State Teachers Retirement System raised its position in Lattice Semiconductor Corp. by 1.8% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 216,469 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,401,000 after buying an additional 3,843 shares during the period.

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (Lattice) designs, develops and markets programmable logic products and related software. The Company also provides design services, customer training, field engineering and technical support. The Company has two programmable logic device (PLD) architectures, which include field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and complex programmable logic devices (CPLDs).

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