Media headlines about Cypress Semiconductor (NASDAQ:CY) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cypress Semiconductor earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.4834303250404 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Several research firms recently commented on CY. KeyCorp increased their price objective on Cypress Semiconductor from $18.00 to $22.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Cypress Semiconductor in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Susquehanna Bancshares began coverage on Cypress Semiconductor in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. They set a “positive” rating and a $20.00 price objective on the stock. Loop Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Cypress Semiconductor in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Cypress Semiconductor from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, ten have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Cypress Semiconductor presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $19.04.

Cypress Semiconductor (CY) opened at $15.37 on Friday. Cypress Semiconductor has a 1-year low of $12.23 and a 1-year high of $17.90. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53, a current ratio of 0.94 and a quick ratio of 0.59. The firm has a market capitalization of $5,128.43, a PE ratio of -54.89, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.99 and a beta of 2.17.

Cypress Semiconductor (NASDAQ:CY) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The semiconductor company reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.03. Cypress Semiconductor had a positive return on equity of 12.48% and a negative net margin of 4.02%. The company had revenue of $597.54 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $593.15 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.15 earnings per share. Cypress Semiconductor’s revenue was up 12.7% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts forecast that Cypress Semiconductor will post 0.92 EPS for the current year.

In other news, SVP Sudhir Gopalswamy sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.51, for a total value of $46,530.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 68,445 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,061,581.95. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, SVP Sam Geha sold 14,517 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.34, for a total value of $251,724.78. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 41,204 shares in the company, valued at approximately $714,477.36. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 23,517 shares of company stock worth $399,295. 0.69% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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About Cypress Semiconductor

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation manufactures embedded system solutions for automotive, industrial, home automation and appliances, consumer electronics and medical products. The Company’s segments include Microcontroller and Connectivity Division (MCD), and Memory Products Division (MPD). MCD focuses on microcontroller (MCU), analog and wireless and wired connectivity solutions.

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