Telemetry Investments L.L.C. reduced its stake in NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) by 9.5% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 17,110 shares of the semiconductor provider’s stock after selling 1,790 shares during the period. NXP Semiconductors accounts for approximately 0.8% of Telemetry Investments L.L.C.’s holdings, making the stock its 26th biggest position. Telemetry Investments L.L.C.’s holdings in NXP Semiconductors were worth $1,254,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of NXPI. Captrust Financial Advisors lifted its stake in NXP Semiconductors by 3.0% during the fourth quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 6,757 shares of the semiconductor provider’s stock valued at $497,000 after purchasing an additional 199 shares during the last quarter. Utah Retirement Systems lifted its stake in NXP Semiconductors by 0.3% during the fourth quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 64,174 shares of the semiconductor provider’s stock valued at $4,703,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. First Personal Financial Services lifted its stake in NXP Semiconductors by 356.0% during the fourth quarter. First Personal Financial Services now owns 342 shares of the semiconductor provider’s stock valued at $25,000 after purchasing an additional 267 shares during the last quarter. Cambridge Advisors Inc. lifted its stake in NXP Semiconductors by 2.0% during the fourth quarter. Cambridge Advisors Inc. now owns 16,485 shares of the semiconductor provider’s stock valued at $1,208,000 after purchasing an additional 325 shares during the last quarter. Finally, JFS Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its stake in NXP Semiconductors by 80.4% during the fourth quarter. JFS Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 747 shares of the semiconductor provider’s stock valued at $55,000 after purchasing an additional 333 shares during the last quarter. 73.62% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Several analysts recently commented on NXPI shares. TheStreet raised shares of NXP Semiconductors from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 13th. Nomura raised shares of NXP Semiconductors from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $95.00 target price for the company in a research note on Thursday, January 17th. Needham & Company LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $95.00 target price on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a research note on Thursday, January 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of NXP Semiconductors from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $81.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, January 2nd. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $125.00 target price on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a research note on Monday, December 3rd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $99.21.

Shares of NXPI stock traded up $2.08 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $94.93. 68,042 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,464,240. The firm has a market capitalization of $30.89 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.02, a P/E/G ratio of 1.21 and a beta of 1.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59, a current ratio of 1.54 and a quick ratio of 1.17. NXP Semiconductors NV has a 1-year low of $67.62 and a 1-year high of $123.50.

NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 6th. The semiconductor provider reported $2.05 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.77 by $0.28. The firm had revenue of $2.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.39 billion. NXP Semiconductors had a net margin of 23.47% and a return on equity of 15.52%. Sell-side analysts predict that NXP Semiconductors NV will post 6.21 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 5th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 18th will be paid a $0.25 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 15th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.05%. NXP Semiconductors’s dividend payout ratio is presently 16.84%.

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NXP Semiconductors Company Profile

NXP Semiconductors N.V., a semiconductor company, provides high performance mixed signal solutions for radio frequency (RF), analog, power management, interface, security, and digital processing products worldwide. The company offers products for audio and visual head-end unit applications, such as single-chip radio solutions, multi-standard radios, audio amplifiers and power analog products, and i.MX applications processors; in-vehicle networking products; two-way secure entry products; various sensors and microcontrollers; power management solutions; battery cell controllers; and solutions for radar, vision, vehicle-to-vehicle, and vehicle-to-infrastructure systems.

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