When looking at valuations, NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI) has a cheap P/E of 11.94x as compared to industry average of 14.53x. It trades for 8.27 times the next 12 months of expected earnings. It is trading at rather expensive levels at just over 2.16x price/book and 2.65x price/sales. Compared to others, NXP Semiconductors N.V. is in a different league with regards to profitability, having net margins of 28.4%. To put some perspective around this, the industry’s average net margin is 15.52%. NXPI’s ROE is 20.8%, which is considerably better than the industry’s ROE of -6.21%. It’s very liquid in the near term, with a current ratio of 1.2. The stock has a debt/capital of 0.6.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) is now worth $25.07B thanks to -7.4% drop in recent trade and currently has a price tag of $71.31. The shares traded as low as $71.27 and had $77.31 an intraday high earlier Wednesday. Trading activity significantly improved as the volume at ready counter increased to 5,237,614 shares versus 4,450,920 in average daily trading volume over the past 20 days. So far this year, the volume has averaged about 6,363,234 shares. The stock is now 2.28% above against its bear-market low of $69.72 on October 29, 2018. It has retreated -76.6% since it’s 52-week high of $125.93 reached in February. Now the market price is down -38.94% on the year and down -39.1% YTD.
NXPI’s 50 day simple moving average (SMA 50) price is $79.68 and its 200-day simple moving average (SMA 200) price is $98.27. The company’s stock currently has a total float of 343.05M shares. Its weekly volatility is hovering around 4.46% and felt 3.79% volatility in price over a month. On the upside, the share price will test short term resistance at around $75.32. On a downside, the stock is likely to find some support, which begins at $69.28. The failure to get near-term support could push it to $67.26.
Wall Street’s most bullish NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) analysts are predicting the share price to blow past $128 per share during the next 12 months. The current median share price forecast by them is $105, suggesting that the stock could increase 47.24% in that time frame. The average price target of $102.48 calls for a nearly 43.71% increase in the stock price.
Shares of NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI) have gained 55.7% since the company’s Dec-18 earnings report. Over the past 12 fiscal quarters, NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) has topped consensus earnings estimates in 6 quarters (50%), missed earnings in 6 quarters (50%), whereas at 0 occasion EPS met analyst expectations. NXPI last reported earnings on October 31, 2018 when it released Sep-18 results that exceeded expectations. The company raked in $2.01 per share, -66.61% change on the same period last year. That was better than consensus for $1.9. Revenue for the recent quarter stood at $2.45 billion, up 2% on last year and above the $2.42 billion predicted by analysts. For this quarter, Wall Street analysts forecast revenue in a range of $2.3 billion to $2.39 billion, which should be compared with $2.44 billion generated last year. EPS is seen in a range of $1.91 to $2.17, against the $1.9 reported a year ago.