News headlines about CEVA (NASDAQ:CEVA) have trended neutral recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 6,000 blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. CEVA earned a media sentiment score of 0.43 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news coverage about the semiconductor company an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

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Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Canaccord Genuity upped their target price on CEVA from $36.00 to $40.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 16th. Zacks Investment Research raised CEVA from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $29.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 14th. BidaskClub raised CEVA from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 7th. ValuEngine raised CEVA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 1st. Finally, Barclays reduced their price target on CEVA from $40.00 to $35.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. CEVA currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $37.29.

CEVA traded down $0.10 on Tuesday, reaching $26.07. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,019 shares, compared to its average volume of 171,302. The company has a market capitalization of $597.06 million, a P/E ratio of 32.59, a P/E/G ratio of 14.60 and a beta of 1.38. CEVA has a 1 year low of $23.01 and a 1 year high of $51.80.

CEVA (NASDAQ:CEVA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 8th. The semiconductor company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.20 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $21.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $21.37 million. CEVA had a return on equity of 1.08% and a net margin of 1.84%. CEVA’s revenue for the quarter was down 10.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.36 earnings per share. Sell-side analysts anticipate that CEVA will post 0.09 earnings per share for the current year.

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CEVA Company Profile

CEVA, Inc licenses signal processing platforms and artificial intelligence processors for semiconductor companies and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) serving the mobile, consumer, automotive, industrial, and Internet-of Things (IoT) markets worldwide. The company licenses a family of programmable digital signal processor (DSP) cores and application-specific platforms for imaging, computer vision, deep learning, sound, voice, and audio processing; and long range wireless technologies for LTE/5G baseband processing in IoT, handsets, and infrastructure, as well as short range wireless platforms for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

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