Exar Corporation (EXAR) was Reiterated by Stifel to “Buy” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 11 from a previous price target of $10 . Stifel advised their investors in a research report released on Jun 16, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Exar Corporation. Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Jun 6, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 10 from a previous price target of $9 .Company shares were Reiterated by Cowen on May 12, 2016 to “Market Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 8 from a previous price target of $7 .
On the company’s financial health, Exar Corporation reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01 based on the information available during the earnings call on May 11, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.09. The company had revenue of $36.78 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $38.28 million. The company’s revenue was down -16.1 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.11 EPS.
Exar Corporation closed down -0.05 points or -0.62% at $8 with 2,16,958 shares getting traded on Wednesday. Post opening the session at $8.04, the shares hit an intraday low of $7.97 and an intraday high of $8.13 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Wednesday session in Red.
In a different news, on Jun 10, 2016, James Lougheed (Senior VP, Sales and Marketing) purchased 4,230 shares at $8.21 per share price. According to the SEC, on Jun 8, 2016, Pierre G Guilbault (director) sold 7,000 shares at $8.46 per share price. On Jun 8, 2016, Ryan A Benton (CFO) purchased 5,000 shares at $8.40 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Exar Corporation designs develops and markets high performance analog mixed-signal integrated circuits and advanced sub-system solutions for the Networking & Storage Industrial & Embedded Systems and Communications Infrastructure markets. Exar’s products are deployed in an array of applications such as servers and routers enterprise storage systems industrial control and process automation equipment set top boxes and digital video recorders. The Companys products are organized into six product lines: Connectivity Components Power Management Components Data Compression and Storage Solutions Communications Products High Performance Analog Components and Video Processor Solutions. The Company offers Universal Asynchronous Receiver or Transmitters solutions as well as serial transceiver devices. The Companys portfolio of products includes instrumentation hybrid amplifiers as well as high speed analog-to-digital converters and digital-to-analog converters.