ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:ON) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 18,972,934 shares, a decrease of 7.1% from the November 15th total of 20,432,010 shares. Approximately 4.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of 5,249,354 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days.
Shares of ON Semiconductor (NASDAQ:ON) opened at $19.90 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $8,440.82, a P/E ratio of 18.26, a P/E/G ratio of 0.75 and a beta of 2.02. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 1.97 and a quick ratio of 1.25. ON Semiconductor has a 52-week low of $12.37 and a 52-week high of $22.15.
In other news, Director Daryl Ostrander sold 1,398 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.10, for a total value of $26,701.80. Following the transaction, the director now owns 64,060 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,223,546. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, EVP William Hall sold 54,366 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.83, for a total transaction of $1,186,809.78. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have sold 734,526 shares of company stock worth $14,597,833. Insiders own 1.60% of the company’s stock.
ON has been the topic of several recent research reports. Credit Suisse Group raised their target price on shares of ON Semiconductor from $14.50 to $17.00 and gave the company an “underperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. ValuEngine lowered shares of ON Semiconductor from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 target price on shares of ON Semiconductor in a research note on Monday, September 11th. BidaskClub raised shares of ON Semiconductor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price target on shares of ON Semiconductor in a research report on Thursday, August 24th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $21.39.
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About ON Semiconductor
ON Semiconductor Corporation offers a portfolio of sensors, power management, connectivity, custom and system on chip (SoC), analog, logic, timing, and discrete devices. The Company’s segments include Power Solutions Group, Analog Solutions Group and Image Sensor Group. The Power Solutions Group offers a range of discrete, module and integrated semiconductor products.
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