News headlines about NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE:NPTN) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. NeoPhotonics Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.2125652123425 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

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Shares of NeoPhotonics Corporation (NPTN) opened at 5.85 on Friday. NeoPhotonics Corporation has a 52 week low of $5.26 and a 52 week high of $18.51. The company has a 50 day moving average of $6.98 and a 200 day moving average of $8.42. The company’s market cap is $255.28 million.

NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE:NPTN) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The semiconductor company reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.25) by $0.10. The company had revenue of $73.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $71.11 million. NeoPhotonics Corporation had a negative net margin of 7.28% and a negative return on equity of 9.43%. The firm’s revenue was down 26.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.15 EPS. On average, analysts expect that NeoPhotonics Corporation will post ($0.60) EPS for the current year.

NPTN has been the topic of a number of research reports. B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $6.50 target price on shares of NeoPhotonics Corporation in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “strong-buy” rating and set a $13.00 target price on shares of NeoPhotonics Corporation in a research note on Monday, May 8th. Rosenblatt Securities initiated coverage on shares of NeoPhotonics Corporation in a research note on Thursday, May 25th. They set a “buy” rating and a $13.00 target price on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of NeoPhotonics Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, Northland Securities reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $10.00 price objective on shares of NeoPhotonics Corporation in a research note on Friday, June 23rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $9.97.

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In other NeoPhotonics Corporation news, Director Michael J. Sophie sold 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.45, for a total value of $33,800.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 18,318 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $154,787.10. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, COO Chiyue Cheung sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.66, for a total transaction of $76,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 10,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $76,600. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 47,400 shares of company stock worth $392,296. 17.30% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

NeoPhotonics Corporation Company Profile

NeoPhotonics Corporation develops, manufactures and markets optoelectronic products that transmit, receive and switch digital optical signals for communications networks. The Company develops and manufactures Transmitter Products, Receiver Products and Switch Products that are used in ultra-high speed digital optical communications, high speed switching and provisioning, and access connections for wireless and fiber-to-the-home communications networks.

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