Media stories about Siliconware Precision Industries (NASDAQ:SPIL) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Siliconware Precision Industries earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.8802668041735 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

SPIL has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Siliconware Precision Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, June 24th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Siliconware Precision Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, June 17th.

Siliconware Precision Industries (NASDAQ SPIL) opened at 7.89 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $4.92 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.54 and a beta of 0.40. Siliconware Precision Industries has a 12-month low of $7.05 and a 12-month high of $8.39. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $8.06 and its 200-day moving average is $8.01.

Siliconware Precision Industries (NASDAQ:SPIL) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The semiconductor company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.70. Siliconware Precision Industries had a return on equity of 13.18% and a net margin of 10.29%. The business had revenue of $20.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $21.52 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.90 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts predict that Siliconware Precision Industries will post $0.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced an annual dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Investors of record on Friday, August 4th will be issued a dividend of $0.2877 per share. This represents a yield of 3.53%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 2nd. Siliconware Precision Industries’s payout ratio is 61.76%.

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About Siliconware Precision Industries

Siliconware Precision Industries Co, Ltd. is a Taiwan-based company mainly engaged in the provision of packaging and testing services of integrated circuits (ICs) and related products. The Company’s businesses include the manufacture, processing, assembly, testing and importing and exporting of ICs, transistors, light emitting diode (LED) digital displays, LED lights, liquid crystal display (LCD) clock cores, phototransistors, synthesis circuits, as well as thin film circuits and thick film circuits.

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