Media headlines about Semiconductor Manufacturing International (NYSE:SMI) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Semiconductor Manufacturing International earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.8225605185 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
SMI has been the topic of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 18th. Bank of America cut shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International from a “buy” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Credit Suisse Group cut shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Daiwa Capital Markets cut shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Finally, HSBC cut shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International from a “hold” rating to a “reduce” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Sell”.
Shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMI) traded up $0.29 on Wednesday, hitting $8.33. 309,244 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 473,900. Semiconductor Manufacturing International has a one year low of $4.49 and a one year high of $9.14. The firm has a market capitalization of $7,990.00, a PE ratio of 33.32, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.87 and a beta of 0.38. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a quick ratio of 1.52 and a current ratio of 1.87.
About Semiconductor Manufacturing International
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation is an investment holding company principally engaged in the computer-aided design, manufacture, packaging and trading of integrated circuits (IC), as well as the provision of other semiconductor services. The Company is also involved in the design and manufacture of semiconductor masks.
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