Media headlines about Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (NYSE:ASX) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.039150348186 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

ASX has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 2nd. BidaskClub cut shares of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 16th.

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASX) opened at 6.10 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $9.90 billion, a PE ratio of 13.71 and a beta of 0.53. The company’s 50-day moving average is $6.42 and its 200 day moving average is $6.26. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering has a 1-year low of $4.89 and a 1-year high of $6.70.

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (NYSE:ASX) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 28th. The semiconductor company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ 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. On average, equities analysts expect that Advanced Semiconductor Engineering will post $0.44 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 11th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be given a dividend of $0.164 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 9th. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 40.91%.

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About Advanced Semiconductor Engineering

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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