Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASX) Stock Price

Press coverage about Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (NYSE:ASX) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.1600926210973 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on ASX shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th.

Shares of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (NYSE:ASX) traded down 0.48% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $6.16. 610,092 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $6.28 and its 200-day moving average is $6.30. The stock has a market cap of $10.00 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.84 and a beta of 0.52. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering has a 12 month low of $4.89 and a 12 month high of $6.70.

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (NYSE:ASX) last issued its earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The semiconductor company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.07. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering had a net margin of 8.48% and a return on equity of 14.06%. The firm had revenue of $2.18 billion during the quarter. Equities research analysts predict that Advanced Semiconductor Engineering will post $0.44 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a None dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Investors of record on Friday, August 11th will be issued a dividend of $0.164 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 9th. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 36.36%.

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Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Company Profile

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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