Media coverage about Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring 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. Skyworks Solutions earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the semiconductor manufacturer an impact score of 45.7716501827338 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) traded up $0.10 during trading on Thursday, hitting $102.29. The stock had a trading volume of 1,960,440 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,360,000. Skyworks Solutions has a 52-week low of $77.16 and a 52-week high of $117.65. The company has a market capitalization of $18,790.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.91, a P/E/G ratio of 0.99 and a beta of 0.83.

SWKS has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Bank of America raised their target price on Skyworks Solutions from $120.00 to $125.00 in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and issued a $125.00 target price (up previously from $117.00) on shares of Skyworks Solutions in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Needham & Company LLC raised their target price on Skyworks Solutions from $110.00 to $120.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Drexel Hamilton restated a “buy” rating and issued a $128.00 target price (up previously from $120.00) on shares of Skyworks Solutions in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, DA Davidson restated a “buy” rating and issued a $130.00 target price on shares of Skyworks Solutions in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, twenty-two have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $116.00.

In other news, SVP Carlos S. Bori sold 3,083 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $98.00, for a total value of $302,134.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 12,455 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,220,590. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CTO Peter L. Gammel sold 7,305 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $96.50, for a total value of $704,932.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief technology officer now directly owns 16,285 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,571,502.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 161,864 shares of company stock valued at $17,246,539 over the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 0.49% of the company’s stock.

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Skyworks Solutions Company Profile

Skyworks Solutions Inc designs, develops, manufactures and markets semiconductor products, including intellectual property. The Company’s analog semiconductors are connecting people, places, and things, spanning a number of new and unimagined applications within the automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, connected home, industrial, medical, military, smartphone, tablet and wearable markets.

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