News coverage about IXYS (NASDAQ:IXYS) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. IXYS earned a news sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the semiconductor producer an impact score of 45.368276246108 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Separately, BidaskClub cut IXYS from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 11th.

Shares of IXYS (NASDAQ:IXYS) opened at $23.05 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 7.98, a quick ratio of 5.55 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24. IXYS has a 52-week low of $11.52 and a 52-week high of $24.96. The company has a market capitalization of $810.21, a PE ratio of 31.58 and a beta of 0.68.

In other news, Director Timothy A. Richardson sold 35,801 shares of IXYS stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.78, for a total transaction of $851,347.78. Following the sale, the director now owns 15,801 shares in the company, valued at $375,747.78. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director James M. Thorburn sold 11,100 shares of IXYS stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.94, for a total value of $265,734.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 16,272 shares in the company, valued at approximately $389,551.68. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 155,651 shares of company stock worth $3,765,144 in the last quarter. Insiders own 23.60% of the company’s stock.

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About IXYS

IXYS Corporation (IXYS) is a multi-market integrated semiconductor company. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of power semiconductors, mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), application specific integrated circuits (ASICs), microcontrollers, systems and radio frequency (RF) power semiconductors.

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