Amkor Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMKR) Shorts Up 9.64% - Currently Trading Up

19 Septembre, 2017, 17:41 | Author: Marc Bacque

In the last earnings report the EPS was $1.11 and is expected to be $0.54 for the current year with 239,275,000 shares now outstanding.

Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. CIBC World Markets Inc. purchased a new stake in Amkor Technology during the third quarter valued at approximately $167,000. Aperio Group LLC boosted its stake in Amkor Technology by 18.5% in the third quarter. The firm owned 2,739,703 shares of the semiconductor company's stock after buying an additional 685,839 shares during the quarter. Cipher Capital LP's holdings in Amkor Technology were worth $843,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Regentatlantic Capital LLC purchased a new stake in Amkor Technology during the second quarter worth approximately $165,000. Vident Investment Advisory LLC lifted its position in Amkor Technology by 54.6% during the first quarter.

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A number of research firms have recently commented on AMKR. ValuEngine raised Amkor Technology from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. BidaskClub lowered Amkor Technology from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Amkor Technology from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, June 23rd. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $10.50 target price (down previously from $12.00) on shares of Amkor Technology in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $12.25.

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Investors are a little more bearish on Amkor Technology, Inc. of late as inferred by the motion in short interest. (NASDAQ:AMKR) opened at 9.65 on Friday. Hilltop Holdings Inc sold 8,363 shares as Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK)'s stock rose 5.47%. Amkor Technology, Inc. has a 52 week low of $8.32 and a 52 week high of $12.48. It is now trading at $9.65 just above $8.99, the stock's 50 day moving average and a tad under the 200 day moving average of $10.53.

The P/E ratio is 8.71 and the market value is 2.31B.

Amkor Technology (NASDAQ:AMKR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 31st. The semiconductor company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.03. Amkor Technology had a return on equity of 12.95% and a net margin of 6.63%. The business had revenue of $989.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $996.10 million. Amkor Technology earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. The firm's revenue was up 7.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. After $0.14 actual EPS reported by Amkor Technology, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 35.71% EPS growth.

Amkor Technology, Inc., launched on September 26, 1997, is a provider of outsourced semiconductor packaging and test services.



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