$1.46 EPS Expected for Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (SWKS)

Marco Green
April 17, 2018

The Skyline Asset Management Lp holds 284,000 shares with $15.79 million value, down from 324,600 last quarter. Emerald Advisers Inc who had been investing in Skyworks Solutions Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $17.94 billion market cap company. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 19,566 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock valued at $1,994,000 after acquiring an additional 626 shares during the last quarter. About 533,098 shares traded.

The stock of Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) registered an increase of 6.39% in short interest. It has underperformed by 7.09% the S&P500.

Davidson D A & Company decreased V F Corp (VFC) stake by 26.59% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. S&T Bank bought 4,075 shares as the company's stock rose 4.58% while stock markets declined. That is 9.77 % up compareed to $1.33 earnings per share for past year. The Stock has market cap of $18545.84M and relative volume of 0.5. The stock increased 0.74% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $77.79. About 3.06 million shares traded or 79.27% up from the average. ValuEngine cut Skyworks Solutions from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q4 2017. The semiconductor manufacturer reported $2.00 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.91 by $0.09. Texas Permanent School Fund invested in 50,160 shares. 65 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) has risen 4.46% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. Checking on recent price levels compared to prior highs and lows, we have seen that Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) for 312,531 shares. Parametric Port Ltd Liability Corporation has 432,295 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans owns 97,655 shares. Reilly Fincl Advsrs Limited owns 109,893 shs for 1.48% of their capital. Labrucherie Gil M also sold $288,382 worth of Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) shares.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 sales for $40.88 million activity. V F Corp now has $30.86 billion valuation. The stock was sold at an average price of $103.96, for a total value of $1,299,500.00. The stock has "Buy" rating by BTIG Research on Wednesday, July 12. ALDRICH DAVID J sold $3.18M worth of stock. ROBIN HOWARD W had sold 83,333 shares worth $6.32 million on Monday, January 22. 32,430 Ross Stores, Inc. 2,545 shares were sold by Thomsen Jillian B., worth $211,082 on Friday, February 16.

Among 29 analysts covering Ross Stores Inc. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and twenty-two have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 84% are positive. Charter Equity maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, July 21 report. The company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, February 5. The firm has "Underweight" rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Buy" on Tuesday, November 7. (NYSE:MBI) on Wednesday, November 8 with "Buy" rating. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of NKTR in report on Thursday, January 7 with "Overweight" rating. Roth Capital maintained it with "Buy" rating and $3100 target in Thursday, July 20 report. Wells Fargo maintained Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, November 6 by Canaccord Genuity. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 12,680 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,275,608. The short interest to Skyworks Solutions Inc's float is 5.33%. Skyworks Solutions had a net margin of 21.72% and a return on equity of 30.21%. (NASDAQ:SWKS). Spectrum Mngmt Grp Inc accumulated 5,550 shares.

Among 38 analysts covering Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) with "Overweight" rating. They expect $1.46 earnings per share, up 9.77% or $0.13 from last year's $1.33 per share. SWKS's profit will be $265.96 million for 16.86 P/E if the $1.46 EPS becomes a reality. Skyworks Solutions had 23 analyst reports since October 18, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q4 2017.

The stock has a beta of 0.63 compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are less extreme than the market as a whole. The ratio dived due to Skyworks Solutions, Inc. positioning: 55 sold and 222 reduced. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board raised its stake in shares of Skyworks Solutions by 1,084.1% in the third quarter. 142.96 million shares or 2.36% less from 146.42 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Northern Ltd Liability Company invested 0.42% in Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) rating on Wednesday, December 13. Moreover, Gabelli Funds Ltd has 0% invested in MBIA Inc. Everence Cap Management reported 3,010 shares. Cowen & Co has "Hold" rating and $115.0 target. Ahl Partners Llp holds 0.07% or 45,968 shares. Wealthtrust accumulated 2,794 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Quantum Capital Mgmt accumulated 71,706 shares or 1.63% of the stock. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 447,130 shares. (NASDAQ:SWKS). Management has invested 0% in Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

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