Headlines about Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Skyworks Solutions earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the semiconductor manufacturer an impact score of 46.5715340914777 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

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SWKS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Cowen reissued a “hold” rating and set a $105.00 price target (up from $100.00) on shares of Skyworks Solutions in a research note on Friday, July 20th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Skyworks Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday. B. Riley upped their target price on shares of Skyworks Solutions from $116.00 to $125.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 20th. DA Davidson lowered their target price on shares of Skyworks Solutions to $125.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, July 20th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Skyworks Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 9th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and nineteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $115.26.

Shares of SWKS opened at $91.85 on Friday. Skyworks Solutions has a 12 month low of $86.13 and a 12 month high of $117.65. The firm has a market cap of $16.66 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.36, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.03 and a beta of 0.56.

Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 19th. The semiconductor manufacturer reported $1.64 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.60 by $0.04. Skyworks Solutions had a net margin of 23.78% and a return on equity of 30.31%. The business had revenue of $894.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $889.00 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.57 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that Skyworks Solutions will post 6.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 7th will be issued a dividend of $0.38 per share. This is a boost from Skyworks Solutions’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 6th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.65%. Skyworks Solutions’s dividend payout ratio is presently 25.42%.

In other Skyworks Solutions news, Director David J. Aldrich sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $93.03, for a total transaction of $930,300.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 152,252 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $14,164,003.56. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 0.47% of the company’s stock.

About Skyworks Solutions

Skyworks Solutions, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary semiconductor products, including intellectual property worldwide. Its product portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, circulators/isolators, DC/DC converters, demodulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, diversity receive modules, filters, front-end modules, hybrids, LED drivers, low noise amplifiers, mixers, modulators, optocouplers/optoisolators, phase shifters, phase locked loops, power dividers/combiners, receivers, switches, synthesizers, technical ceramics, voltage controlled oscillators/synthesizers, and voltage regulators.

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