Major Move Is Coming For NXP Semiconductors NV After Bearish Options Activity

 Major Move Is Coming For NXP Semiconductors NV After Bearish Options Activity

In today’s session NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) recorded an unusually high (1,013) contracts volume of put trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the October, 2016 put, expecting serious NXPI decrease. With 1,013 contracts traded and 15254 open interest for the Oct, 16 contract, it seems this is a quite bearish bet. The option with symbol: NXPI161021P00097500 closed last at: $1.8 or 33.3% up. About 1.02M shares traded hands. NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) has risen 28.66% since March 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.05% the S&P500.

Analysts await NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) to report earnings on October, 26. They expect $1.37 earnings per share, down 4.20% or $0.06 from last year’s $1.43 per share. NXPI’s profit will be $471.99M for 18.39 P/E if the $1.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.16 actual earnings per share reported by NXP Semiconductors NV for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 18.10% EPS growth.

NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) Ratings Coverage

Out of 22 analysts covering NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI), 19 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 86% are positive. NXP Semiconductors NV has been the topic of 27 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. SunTrust maintained the shares of NXPI in a report on Tuesday, September 1 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, October 30, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. On Wednesday, February 3 the stock rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Neutral”. On Friday, February 5 the stock rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Morgan Stanley on Monday, October 12 with “Overweight”. The stock of NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) earned “Buy” rating by CLSA on Tuesday, May 17. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Friday, October 30. Nomura initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, April 11 report. The stock of NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, April 29 by Jefferies. The firm has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital given on Wednesday, November 18.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “NXP Semiconductors N.V. is a global semiconductor company. The Company designs and manufactures High Performance Mixed Signal semiconductor solutions to meet the requirements of systems and sub-systems in its target markets. High Performance Mixed Signal solutions are an optimized mix of analog and digital functionality integrated into a system or sub-system. The Company’s expertise is in RF, analog, power management, interface, security and digital processing products. NXP’s solutions are used in a wide range of automotive, identification, wireless infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer and computing applications. The Company claims to provide its customers improved power efficiency, functional performance, miniaturization, quality, durability and adaptability in their electronic systems and application solutions. NXP is based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, with research and development activities in Asia, Europe and the United States, and manufacturing facilities in Asia and Europe.”

NXP Semiconductors N.V. is a holding company. The company has a market cap of $34.71 billion. The Firm operates as a semiconductor firm and a long-standing supplier. It has a 26.06 P/E ratio. The Firm provides high performance mixed signal and standard product solutions.

NXPI Company Profile

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXP), incorporated on August 2, 2006, is a holding company. The Firm operates as a semiconductor firm and a long-standing supplier. The Firm provides high performance mixed signal and standard product solutions. The Company’s divisions include High Performance Mixed Signal (HPMS), Standard Products (SP), and Corporate and Other. The Company’s product solutions are used in a range of end-market applications, including automotive, personal security and identification, wireless and wireline infrastructure, mobile communications, multi-market industrial, consumer and computing. It engages with global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and sells products in all geographic regions.

More notable recent NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) news were published by: which released: “NXP Semiconductors NV Stock History in 2 Charts” on October 06, 2016, also with their article: “NXP Semiconductors explores sale to Qualcomm: sources” published on September 29, 2016, published: “If NXP Semiconductors NV Is for Sale, Which Company Going to Buy It?” on October 05, 2016. More interesting news about NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) were released by: and their article: “NXP Semiconductors NV: NXP Receives CFIUS Approval for Divestiture of Standard …” published on October 17, 2016 as well as‘s news article titled: “Is Qualcomm (QCOM) Eyeing NXP Semiconductors Buyout?” with publication date: October 03, 2016.

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