Teradyne (NYSE:TER) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.20

Press coverage about Teradyne (NYSE:TER) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Teradyne earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.4141621624243 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

A number of research firms have recently commented on TER. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and issued a $46.00 price objective on shares of Teradyne in a report on Thursday, July 26th. Needham & Company LLC raised their price objective on Teradyne from $45.00 to $48.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 26th. Cowen increased their target price on Teradyne from $40.00 to $45.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 26th. DA Davidson increased their target price on Teradyne to $45.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 26th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Teradyne from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 2nd. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $47.69.

Shares of NYSE TER opened at $41.71 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21, a quick ratio of 3.89 and a current ratio of 4.19. The firm has a market capitalization of $8.58 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.82, a P/E/G ratio of 1.81 and a beta of 1.35. Teradyne has a 52-week low of $32.06 and a 52-week high of $50.68.

Teradyne (NYSE:TER) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July 24th. The semiconductor company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.10. Teradyne had a return on equity of 20.82% and a net margin of 9.29%. The business had revenue of $527.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $508.52 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.90 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 24.4% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that Teradyne will post 2.07 EPS for the current fiscal year.

About Teradyne

Teradyne, Inc designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports automatic test equipment worldwide. Its Semiconductor Test segment offers semiconductor test products and services for wafer level and device package testing in automotive, industrial, communications, consumer, computer and electronic game, and other applications.

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