Media stories about Teradyne (NYSE:TER) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Teradyne earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.3411386897124 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
Teradyne (NYSE TER) traded up $1.03 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $45.61. The company had a trading volume of 2,168,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,598,577. The company has a current ratio of 4.96, a quick ratio of 4.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17. Teradyne has a 12 month low of $25.45 and a 12 month high of $45.76. The firm has a market cap of $8,744.71, a PE ratio of 21.31, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.61 and a beta of 1.02.
Teradyne (NYSE:TER) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The semiconductor company reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.11. Teradyne had a return on equity of 22.39% and a net margin of 21.11%. The company had revenue of $503.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $472.86 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.31 EPS. Teradyne’s revenue was up 22.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that Teradyne will post 2.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 21st. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 29th were issued a $0.07 dividend. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.61%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 28th. Teradyne’s payout ratio is 13.08%.
Several equities analysts recently weighed in on TER shares. KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and issued a $47.00 price target on shares of Teradyne in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Citigroup lifted their price target on Teradyne from $43.00 to $48.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Teradyne from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded Teradyne from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. Finally, Deutsche Bank lowered Teradyne from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $44.00 price target for the company. in a research note on Monday, November 20th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Teradyne has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $42.55.
In other news, insider Mark E. Jagiela sold 80,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.55, for a total transaction of $3,484,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Brad Robbins sold 12,045 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.19, for a total value of $508,178.55. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 7,126 shares in the company, valued at $300,645.94. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 140,206 shares of company stock worth $6,066,881. 0.62% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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Teradyne, Inc supplies automation equipment for test and industrial applications. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells automatic test systems used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronics systems in the consumer electronics, wireless, automotive, industrial, communications, and aerospace and defense industries.
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