News headlines about Xcerra (NASDAQ:XCRA) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Xcerra earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.7684734016505 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
XCRA has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Xcerra from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Saturday, September 2nd. B. Riley reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $10.25 target price on shares of Xcerra in a research note on Monday, August 28th. ValuEngine raised Xcerra from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Xcerra in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, BidaskClub cut Xcerra from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $10.40.
Shares of Xcerra (NASDAQ:XCRA) traded down $0.01 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $9.91. The company had a trading volume of 579,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 484,150. The stock has a market capitalization of $543.89, a PE ratio of 12.23, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.64 and a beta of 1.58. Xcerra has a 12 month low of $7.05 and a 12 month high of $10.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.05, a quick ratio of 2.78 and a current ratio of 4.27.
Xcerra (NASDAQ:XCRA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 29th. The semiconductor company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.14. Xcerra had a return on equity of 14.63% and a net margin of 9.30%. The company had revenue of $120.29 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $108.30 million. equities research analysts predict that Xcerra will post 0.97 earnings per share for the current year.
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Xcerra Corporation is a provider of test and handling capital equipment, interface products, test fixtures and related services to the semiconductor and electronics manufacturing industries. The Company operates through six segments: Semiconductor Test, Semiconductor Handlers, Contactors, PCB Test, Probes/Pins and Fixtures.
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