Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) has been given a $8.00 price objective by investment analysts at Lake Street Capital in a report released on Tuesday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. Lake Street Capital’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 38.89% from the company’s current price.

HIMX has been the subject of a number of other reports. BidaskClub upgraded Himax Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 17th. ValuEngine lowered Himax Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 15th. Macquarie lowered Himax Technologies from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and decreased their price objective for the stock from $12.00 to $6.00 in a research report on Thursday, August 16th. Finally, Cowen set a $7.00 price objective on Himax Technologies and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 9th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $10.16.

Shares of HIMX opened at $5.76 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.01 billion, a P/E ratio of 39.07 and a beta of -0.25. Himax Technologies has a 1-year low of $5.70 and a 1-year high of $13.95.

Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 9th. The semiconductor company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.01. Himax Technologies had a return on equity of 6.12% and a net margin of 3.66%. The firm had revenue of $181.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $181.78 million. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 19.6% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Himax Technologies will post -0.01 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Stevens Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of Himax Technologies during the 1st quarter valued at about $203,000. Engineers Gate Manager LP acquired a new stake in shares of Himax Technologies during the 2nd quarter valued at about $201,000. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Himax Technologies during the 2nd quarter valued at about $383,000. WESPAC Advisors SoCal LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Himax Technologies during the 2nd quarter valued at about $227,000. Finally, SG Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Himax Technologies during the 2nd quarter valued at about $6,190,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 23.43% of the company’s stock.

Himax Technologies Company Profile

Himax Technologies, Inc, a fabless semiconductor company, provides display imaging processing technologies worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Driver IC and Non-Driver Products. It offers display driver integrated circuits (ICs) and timing controllers used in televisions (TVs), laptops, monitors, mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras, car navigation, and other consumer electronics devices.

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