The Qualcomm M&A plot thickens with increased NXP bid

Wednesday, 21 Feb, 2018

NXP Semiconductors NV's average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 113.8 percent during the past 12 months. About 7.51M shares traded. They expect $-0.02 earnings per share, down 100.00 % or $0.01 from last year's $-0.01 per share.

Last month, Qualcomm chief financial officer George Davies said he wanted to close the deal but "not at all costs", expressing reservations over NXP's valuation. Sanford C. Bernstein downgraded NXP Semiconductors from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating and set a $125.00 price target on the a research note on Thursday, October 26th.

Among 2 analysts covering Bio-Path Holdings (NASDAQ:BPTH), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. BMO Capital Markets maintained NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) on Monday, October 16 with "Hold" rating. Monarch Capital Management Inc bought 13,743 shares as the company's stock declined 7.64% while stock markets rallied. Robert W. Baird maintained it with "Hold" rating and $110.0 target in Thursday, October 26 report. Seaport Global upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $800 target in Wednesday, May 31 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of NXPI in report on Monday, July 10 with "Hold" rating.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC grew its stake in NXP Semiconductors by 931.3% during the 4th quarter.

Arrowgrass Capital Partners Lp decreased Allergan Plc (Put) stake by 1,863 shares to 781 valued at $16.01 million in 2017Q3. American International Group Inc. raised its position in NXP Semiconductors by 6.5% in the third quarter. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. Somerville Kurt F's holdings in NXP Semiconductors were worth $741,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Company accumulated 136,866 shares or 0.4% of the stock. Another trade for 8,659 shares valued at $427,757 was made by Krzanich Brian M on Thursday, January 25. The original version of this article can be read at NXP Semiconductors has a one year low of $102.18 and a one year high of $121.50. The company was maintained on Friday, September 1 by RBC Capital Markets.

The Company now has ROA (Return on Assets) of 9.3 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 17.3 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 12.7% with Gross margin of 49.9 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 22.3% and 23.9% respectively.

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NXP Semiconductors a global semiconductor company.

NXP Semiconductors N.V., a semiconductor company, provides high performance mixed signal and standard product solutions for radio frequency, analog, power management, interface, security, and digital processing products worldwide. The Company's segments are High Performance Mixed Signal (HPMS), Standard Products (SP), and Corporate and Other. NXP's solutions are used in a wide range of automotive, identification, wireless infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer and computing applications.