Headlines about Amkor Technology (NASDAQ:AMKR) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Amkor Technology earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 48.5310922297255 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Shares of Amkor Technology (NASDAQ AMKR) opened at $10.31 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $2,273.16, a P/E ratio of 9.46 and a beta of 2.52. The company has a current ratio of 1.16, a quick ratio of 0.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79. Amkor Technology has a 1-year low of $8.32 and a 1-year high of $12.48.

Amkor Technology (NASDAQ:AMKR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 12th. The semiconductor company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $1.15 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.09 billion. Amkor Technology had a net margin of 6.23% and a return on equity of 9.08%. The firm’s revenue was up 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.42 EPS. research analysts anticipate that Amkor Technology will post 0.88 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

AMKR has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Amkor Technology from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Credit Suisse Group upgraded shares of Amkor Technology from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday. ValuEngine cut shares of Amkor Technology from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Amkor Technology from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Amkor Technology currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $10.50.

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Amkor Technology Company Profile

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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