Media stories about Amkor Technology (NASDAQ:AMKR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Amkor Technology earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.9045350911248 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

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

Shares of Amkor Technology (NASDAQ AMKR) traded up $0.45 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $9.27. 1,840,002 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 857,652. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,330.00, a PE ratio of 8.50 and a beta of 2.51. Amkor Technology has a 52-week low of $8.32 and a 52-week high of $12.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79, a current ratio of 1.16 and a quick ratio of 0.92.

AMKR has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Amkor Technology from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. ValuEngine cut shares of Amkor Technology from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Amkor Technology from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have assigned a hold rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $10.50.

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About Amkor Technology

Amkor Technology, Inc is a provider of outsourced semiconductor packaging and test services. The Company’s packaging and test services are designed to meet application and chip specific requirements, including the type of interconnect technology; size, thickness and electrical, and mechanical and thermal performance.

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