3. As of noon trading, NXP Semiconductor ( NXPI) is down $0.87 (-2.0%) to $42.68 on heavy volume. Thus far, 4.6 million shares of NXP Semiconductor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.31-$42.91 after having opened the day at $42.66 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.55.

NXP Semiconductors N.V. provides mixed signal and standard product solutions for radio frequency (RF), analog, power management, interface, security, and digital processing products worldwide. It provides integrated circuits (ICs) and discrete semiconductors. NXP Semiconductor has a market cap of $10.9 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 1474.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 65.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate NXP Semiconductor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates NXP Semiconductor as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full NXP Semiconductor Ratings Report now.

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