Xperi (NASDAQ:XPER) updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.60-0.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.34. The company issued revenue guidance of $115-125 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $99.00 million.
A number of research firms have recently commented on XPER. BidaskClub upgraded Xperi from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Bank of America downgraded Xperi from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Xperi from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. Xperi has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $53.00.
Shares of Xperi (NASDAQ:XPER) opened at $23.60 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,163.81, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.24, a P/E/G ratio of 1.05 and a beta of 0.73. Xperi has a 52-week low of $16.70 and a 52-week high of $45.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.32, a current ratio of 3.15 and a quick ratio of 3.15.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 13th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 22nd were paid a $0.20 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, November 21st. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.39%. Xperi’s payout ratio is -55.56%.
In other Xperi news, Director George Andrew Riedel bought 3,000 shares of Xperi stock in a transaction on Monday, November 27th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $19.58 per share, for a total transaction of $58,740.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 24,527 shares in the company, valued at approximately $480,238.66. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Richard Hill bought 10,000 shares of Xperi stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The stock was acquired at an average price of $18.75 per share, for a total transaction of $187,500.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 60,854 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,141,012.50. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders acquired 21,388 shares of company stock worth $400,127. Insiders own 2.40% of the company’s stock.
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