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Shares of NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) were the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 5,450 put options on the stock, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. This represents an increase of 167% compared to the average daily volume of 2,043 put options.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of NXP Semiconductors NV from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 29th. They now have a $65.80 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of NXP Semiconductors NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, April 28th. Finally, analysts at SunTrust reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of NXP Semiconductors NV in a research note on Friday, April 25th. They now have a $74.00 price target on the stock. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and three have given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $64.87.

Shares of NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) traded up 1.44% on Thursday, hitting $63.40. 3,376,263 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. NXP Semiconductors NV has a 1-year low of $29.03 and a 1-year high of $63.85. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $60. and its 200-day moving average is $52.77. The company has a market cap of $15.961 billion and a P/E ratio of 33.99.

NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, April 23rd. The company reported $0.87 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.04. Analysts expect that NXP Semiconductors NV will post $4.40 EPS for the current fiscal year.

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) is a holding company.

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