Media stories about Camtek (NASDAQ:CAMT) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Camtek earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.0873356327874 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Camtek Ltd. (CAMT) Hitting 62.70% Insider Ownership – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
- Camtek Ltd. (CAMT) Raised to “B” at TheStreet (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analysts Set $7.25 Price Target for Camtek Ltd. (CAMT) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Automated Optical Inspection System Market outlook to 2025 by Major Players- Camtek Ltd., Omron Corporation, Saki Corporation (emailwire.com)
- Q1 2018 EPS Estimates for Camtek Ltd. Increased by B. Riley (CAMT) (americanbankingnews.com)
CAMT has been the topic of several analyst reports. Needham & Company LLC raised shares of Camtek from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. B. Riley boosted their price target on shares of Camtek from $7.00 to $7.50 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Camtek from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.50 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, September 21st. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of Camtek from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Thursday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $6.67.
Shares of Camtek (NASDAQ CAMT) traded down $0.03 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $5.95. 95,800 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 316,371. The firm has a market cap of $210.73, a P/E ratio of 17.50 and a beta of 1.01. Camtek has a 1-year low of $2.82 and a 1-year high of $7.96.
The business also recently declared an annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 21st. This represents a yield of 9.36%.
Camtek Ltd. provides automated and technological solutions for production processes and products yield, enabling and supporting customers’ technologies in the semiconductor fabrication and printed circuit board (PCB) industries. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and markets products mainly based on two core technologies: automated optical inspection (AOI) and functional ink technology (FIT).
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