Press coverage about Pixelworks (NASDAQ:PXLW) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pixelworks earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 48.6226971613417 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

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

Pixelworks traded down $0.07, hitting $4.23, during mid-day trading on Friday, MarketBeat.com reports. 186,172 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 504,334. Pixelworks has a one year low of $3.15 and a one year high of $7.05. The firm has a market cap of $153.01 million, a PE ratio of 42.30 and a beta of 0.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a current ratio of 1.96 and a quick ratio of 1.80.

Pixelworks (NASDAQ:PXLW) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 2nd. The semiconductor company reported ($0.06) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.01) by ($0.05). The company had revenue of $19.25 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $18.50 million. Pixelworks had a negative net margin of 15.98% and a negative return on equity of 9.64%. research analysts anticipate that Pixelworks will post -0.04 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on PXLW shares. Lake Street Capital set a $7.00 price objective on shares of Pixelworks and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 30th. TheStreet lowered shares of Pixelworks from a “c-” rating to a “d” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Pixelworks from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.75 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Pixelworks has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $6.81.

About Pixelworks

Pixelworks, Inc designs, develops, and markets video processing semiconductors, intellectual property cores, software, and custom application specific integrated circuits (ICs) solutions for video applications. Its products enable customers to deliver the energy efficient video quality on their devices.

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