News headlines about Ichor (NASDAQ:ICHR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog 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. Ichor earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 47.1818917311364 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Critical Contrast: Omega Flex (OFLX) & Ichor (ICHR) (americanbankingnews.com)
- $0.69 EPS Expected for Ichor Holdings Ltd (ICHR) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Reviewing Omega Flex (OFLX) & Ichor (ICHR) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Omega Flex (OFLX) & Ichor (ICHR) Critical Contrast (americanbankingnews.com)
- Ichor Holdings Ltd (ICHR) Short Interest Update (americanbankingnews.com)
ICHR has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $37.00 target price on shares of Ichor in a report on Friday, October 20th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 target price (up from $26.00) on shares of Ichor in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Cowen restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $40.00 price objective (up from $38.00) on shares of Ichor in a report on Friday, November 10th. Needham & Company LLC boosted their target price on shares of Ichor from $30.00 to $36.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Ichor from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $28.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $37.50.
Shares of Ichor (ICHR) opened at $31.92 on Thursday. Ichor has a twelve month low of $15.02 and a twelve month high of $35.51. The stock has a market capitalization of $816.80 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.64. The company has a quick ratio of 0.99, a current ratio of 2.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34.
Ichor (NASDAQ:ICHR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The technology company reported $0.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.62. The company had revenue of $164.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $165.16 million. Ichor had a return on equity of 32.99% and a net margin of 7.43%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 55.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that Ichor will post 2.44 earnings per share for the current year.
In other news, Director Iain Mackenzie sold 4,690 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.10, for a total value of $122,409.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 4,690 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $122,409. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Dipanjan Deb sold 6,287 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.12, for a total value of $189,364.44. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 20,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $602,400. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 194,694 shares of company stock worth $5,350,099 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 5.80% of the company’s stock.
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Ichor Holdings, Ltd. is engaged in the design, engineering and manufacturing of critical fluid delivery subsystems for semiconductor capital equipment. The Company’s primary offerings include gas and chemical delivery subsystems, collectively known as fluid delivery subsystems, which are key elements of the process tools used in the manufacturing of semiconductor devices.
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