News stories about MaxLinear (NYSE:MXL) 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. MaxLinear earned a daily sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.1995688736775 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:

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on MXL shares. Zacks Investment Research raised MaxLinear from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $30.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Needham & Company LLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $32.00 price objective on shares of MaxLinear in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Roth Capital reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $33.00 price objective on shares of MaxLinear in a report on Friday, December 29th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $31.60.

MaxLinear (MXL) opened at $26.78 on Friday. MaxLinear has a 12 month low of $20.38 and a 12 month high of $32.47. The company has a quick ratio of 1.58, a current ratio of 2.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93. The company has a market capitalization of $1,780.00, a PE ratio of 103.00 and a beta of 0.47.

MaxLinear (NYSE:MXL) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The semiconductor company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.06. MaxLinear had a negative return on equity of 9.26% and a negative net margin of 8.07%. The business had revenue of $113.58 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $115.77 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.43 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 17.9% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts expect that MaxLinear will post 1.05 earnings per share for the current year.

In other MaxLinear news, VP Brendan Walsh sold 25,018 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.00, for a total value of $700,504.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 155,441 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,352,348. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Daniel Omeniuk sold 760,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $0.15, for a total value of $114,000.00. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 2,785,018 shares of company stock valued at $1,134,504. 11.92% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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MaxLinear Company Profile

MaxLinear, Inc is a provider of radio frequency (RF) and mixed-signal integrated circuits for cable and satellite broadband communications and the connected home, and wired and wireless infrastructure markets. The Company’s RF receiver products capture and process digital and analog broadband signals to be decoded for various applications.

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