News articles about EMCORE (NASDAQ:EMKR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 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. EMCORE earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.9972095148836 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

EMCORE stock traded down $0.10 on Friday, reaching $4.85. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 89,330 shares, compared to its average volume of 130,971. The firm has a market cap of $136.10 million, a P/E ratio of 12.44 and a beta of 0.38. EMCORE has a twelve month low of $4.40 and a twelve month high of $9.25.

EMCORE (NASDAQ:EMKR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 2nd. The semiconductor company reported ($0.26) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.08) by ($0.18). The business had revenue of $17.72 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $18.02 million. EMCORE had a negative return on equity of 6.84% and a negative net margin of 10.45%. equities analysts forecast that EMCORE will post -0.42 EPS for the current year.

Several analysts recently commented on EMKR shares. B. Riley raised EMCORE from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their price target for the company from $5.75 to $6.00 in a research note on Friday, May 4th. TheStreet lowered EMCORE from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised EMCORE from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 4th. ValuEngine raised EMCORE from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 7th. Finally, Northland Securities lowered EMCORE from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $5.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Friday, August 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $6.00.

About EMCORE

EMCORE Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides advanced mixed-signal optics products in California. It offers broadband products comprising cable television; laser, receiver, and photodetector component products; radio frequency over glass FTTP products; satellite/microwave communications products; and wireless communications products.

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