News headlines about Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (NYSE:TSM) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.1181847377672 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (NYSE:TSM) opened at $45.72 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $237,103.92, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.07, a PEG ratio of 1.23 and a beta of 0.74. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06, a quick ratio of 2.11 and a current ratio of 2.36. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. has a 1 year low of $30.17 and a 1 year high of $46.57.

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (NYSE:TSM) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, January 18th. The semiconductor company reported $0.64 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.01. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. had a net margin of 35.08% and a return on equity of 24.18%. The company had revenue of $9.21 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.15 billion. sell-side analysts forecast that Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. will post 2.48 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research firms have weighed in on TSM. Zacks Investment Research cut Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday. Goldman Sachs Group raised Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. HSBC raised Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report on Monday, November 27th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $37.50.

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Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Company Profile

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) is a semiconductor foundry. The Company is engaged in the manufacturing, selling, packaging, testing and computer-aided design of integrated circuits and other semiconductor devices and the manufacturing of masks. It operates through foundry segment.

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