Press coverage about DSP Group (NASDAQ:DSPG) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing 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. DSP Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.5463434226251 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of DSP Group stock traded down $0.55 during trading on Monday, reaching $11.85. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 171,041 shares, compared to its average volume of 83,357. The stock has a market capitalization of $278.24 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 69.71, a PEG ratio of 7.19 and a beta of 0.84. DSP Group has a 1-year low of $11.30 and a 1-year high of $13.95.

DSP Group (NASDAQ:DSPG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 30th. The semiconductor company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $30.65 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $31.00 million. DSP Group had a positive return on equity of 3.71% and a negative net margin of 1.28%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.06 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that DSP Group will post 0.12 EPS for the current year.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on DSPG shares. Needham & Company LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 price target on shares of DSP Group in a report on Friday, June 29th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded DSP Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, May 14th. BidaskClub upgraded DSP Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 24th. Finally, Cowen started coverage on DSP Group in a report on Thursday, May 17th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $15.00 price target on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $15.40.

In other DSP Group news, Director Cynthia Paul acquired 86,421 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 15th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $11.79 per share, with a total value of $1,018,903.59. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Insiders bought a total of 145,403 shares of company stock valued at $1,716,221 in the last three months. Insiders own 5.25% of the company’s stock.

About DSP Group

DSP Group, Inc, a fabless semiconductor company, provides wireless and audio chipset solutions for converged communications worldwide. It operates through three segments: Home, Office, and SmartVoice. The company provides a portfolio of wireless chipsets that integrate DECT/CAT-iq, ULE, Wi-Fi, PSTN, HDClear, video, and VoIP technologies.

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