Media coverage about Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (NYSE:ASX) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering earned a news impact score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.4899999074044 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (NYSE ASX) opened at $6.15 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.00, a current ratio of 1.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25. The stock has a market cap of $10,126.82, a PE ratio of 13.30, a PEG ratio of 2.27 and a beta of 0.53. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering has a fifty-two week low of $4.89 and a fifty-two week high of $6.70.
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (NYSE:ASX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The semiconductor company reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.12. The firm had revenue of $2.44 billion for the quarter. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering had a net margin of 8.74% and a return on equity of 13.80%. analysts predict that Advanced Semiconductor Engineering will post 0.42 earnings per share for the current year.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st.
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About Advanced Semiconductor Engineering
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc is a provider of semiconductor packaging and testing services. The Company offers a range of semiconductors packaging, testing and electronic manufacturing services (EMS). The Company’s segments include Packaging, Testing, EMS and Others. The Company provides services in packaging bare semiconductors into finished semiconductors with a range of electrical and thermal characteristics, as well as testing services, including front-end engineering testing, wafer probing and final testing services.
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