News coverage about NVE Corporation (NASDAQ:NVEC) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. NVE Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.1088680464918 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

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

Several research firms have commented on NVEC. BidaskClub cut NVE Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Craig Hallum cut NVE Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $79.00 price target for the company. in a report on Thursday, July 20th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded NVE Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th.

Shares of NVE Corporation (NVEC) opened at 75.27 on Tuesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $78.62 and a 200 day moving average price of $79.22. The stock has a market cap of $364.38 million, a PE ratio of 27.77 and a beta of 1.21. NVE Corporation has a 12-month low of $55.00 and a 12-month high of $88.34.

NVE Corporation (NASDAQ:NVEC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 19th. The semiconductor company reported $0.68 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $7.61 million for the quarter. NVE Corporation had a return on equity of 14.02% and a net margin of 44.87%. Equities research analysts predict that NVE Corporation will post $2.72 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Investors of record on Monday, July 31st will be given a dividend of $1.00 per share. This represents a $4.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 27th. NVE Corporation’s payout ratio is 148.15%.

In other NVE Corporation news, Director Terrence Glarner sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $79.04, for a total value of $79,040.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 2,200 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $173,888. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. 2.30% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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NVE Corporation Company Profile

NVE Corporation develops and sells devices that use spintronics, a nanotechnology that relies on electron spin to acquire, store and transmit information. The Company manufactures spintronic products, including sensors and couplers that are used to acquire and transmit data. The Company has also licensed its spintronic magnetoresistive random access memory technology (MRAM).

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