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Analysts at Benchmark Co. increased their price target on shares of Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM) from $42.00 to $48.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Benchmark Co.’s target price indicates a potential upside of 2.02% from the company’s current price.

A number of other firms have also recently commented on CAVM. Analysts at Needham & Company LLC raised their price target on shares of Cavium from $56.00 to $58.00 in a research note on Thursday. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Topeka Capital Markets cut their price target on shares of Cavium from $54.00 to $52.00 in a research note on Thursday. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Deutsche Bank raised their price target on shares of Cavium from $38.00 to $45.00 in a research note on Thursday. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Cavium currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $52.97.

Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM) traded up 0.86% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $47.05. The stock had a trading volume of 1,455,824 shares. Cavium has a one year low of $32.35 and a one year high of $53.32. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $48. and its 200-day moving average is $44.05. The company’s market cap is $2.503 billion.

Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 30th. The company reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $90.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $90.04 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.23 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 22.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Cavium will post $1.44 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Cavium, Inc, formerly Cavium Networks, Inc, designs, develops and markets semiconductor processors for intelligent and secure networks.

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