Xcerra Corporation (XCRA) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

News headlines about Xcerra Corporation (NASDAQ:XCRA) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Xcerra Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.1914462870355 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Xcerra Corporation (XCRA) traded up 0.22% on Friday, reaching $9.23. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 284,938 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $9.67 and a 200-day moving average of $9.24. The firm has a market cap of $500.88 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.84 and a beta of 1.59. Xcerra Corporation has a 12 month low of $5.14 and a 12 month high of $10.01.

Xcerra Corporation (NASDAQ:XCRA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June 1st. The semiconductor company reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $103.64 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $97.10 million. Xcerra Corporation had a net margin of 4.86% and a return on equity of 6.63%. On average, analysts anticipate that Xcerra Corporation will post $0.43 EPS for the current year.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Xcerra Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and raised their price objective for the company from $10.00 to $10.25 in a report on Monday, May 15th. B. Riley downgraded Xcerra Corporation to a “neutral” rating and set a $10.25 price objective on the stock. in a report on Sunday, April 16th. BidaskClub downgraded Xcerra Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Xcerra Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have given a hold rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $10.20.

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Xcerra Corporation Company Profile

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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