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How to buy CMC Materials stock

Learn how to easily invest in CMC Materials stock.

CMC Materials Inc is a semiconductors & semiconductor equipment business based in the US. CMC Materials shares (CCMP) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. CMC Materials employs 2,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.3 billion.

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CMC Materials stock price (NASDAQ: CCMP)

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CMC Materials shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-25.
Latest market close$173.69
52-week range$118.62 - $196.03
50-day moving average $176.40
200-day moving average $168.20
Wall St. target price$189.83
PE ratio 45.1143
Dividend yield $1.84 (1.06%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.85

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Is it a good time to buy CMC Materials stock?

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CMC Materials price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $173.69 from 2022-07-06

1 week (2022-09-22) N/A
1 month (2022-08-30) N/A
3 months (2022-07-01) 0.58%
6 months (2022-03-30) -7.25%
1 year (2021-10-01) 38.60%
2 years (2020-10-02) 21.95%
3 years (2019-10-03) 26.56%
5 years (2017-10-03) 114.19%

Is CMC Materials stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing CMC Materials stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of CMC Materials's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

CMC Materials's P/E ratio

CMC Materials's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 45x. In other words, CMC Materials shares trade at around 45x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

CMC Materials's PEG ratio

CMC Materials's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.78. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into CMC Materials's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

CMC Materials's EBITDA

CMC Materials's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $365.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a CMC Materials's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

CMC Materials financials

Revenue TTM $1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 18.38%
Gross profit TTM $497.1 million
Return on assets TTM 6.55%
Return on equity TTM 11.74%
Profit margin 8.85%
Book value $33.00
Market capitalisation $5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

CMC Materials share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 24.56% of net profits

Recently CMC Materials has paid out, on average, around 24.56% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.06% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), CMC Materials shareholders could enjoy a 1.06% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In CMC Materials's case, that would currently equate to about $1.84 per share.

While CMC Materials's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that CMC Materials is investing more in its future growth.

CMC Materials's most recent dividend payout was on 22 April 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 22 March 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

CMC Materials share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, CMC Materials's shares have ranged in value from as little as $118.6214 up to $196.0273. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CCMP.US volatility(beta: 1.15)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while CMC Materials's is 1.1452. This would suggest that CMC Materials's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

CMC Materials overview

CMC Materials, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, provides consumable materials to semiconductor manufacturers, and pipeline and adjacent industry customers in North America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and South America. The company operates in two segments, Electronic Materials and Performance Materials. The Electronic Materials segment develops, produces, and sells chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) slurries for polishing various materials used in IC devices, including tungsten, dielectric materials, copper, tantalum, and aluminum; and various materials that are used in the production of disk substrates and magnetic heads for hard disk drives; and CMP pads, which are used in conjunction with slurries in the CMP process. This segment also offers sulfuric, phosphoric, nitric, and hydrofluoric acids, as well as ammonium hydroxide, hydrogen peroxide, isopropyl alcohol, other specialty organic solvents, and various blends of chemicals; and develops and manufactures consumable products for cleaning advanced probe cards and test sockets. The Performance Materials segment provides pipeline and industrial materials comprising polymer-based drag-reducing agents for crude oil transmission, valve greases, cleaners and sealants, and related services and equipment; and routine and emergency maintenance services, as well as training services. This segment also offers precision polishing and metrology systems for advanced optics applications; and magneto-rheological polishing fluids, consumables, and spare and replacement parts, as well as optical polishing services and other customer support services; and engages in the wood treatment business.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of CMC Materials is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.029% of CMC Materials shares are held by insiders and 95.871% by institutions.
How many people work for CMC Materials?
Latest data suggests 2,200 work at CMC Materials.
When does the fiscal year end for CMC Materials?
CMC Materials's fiscal year ends in September.
Where is CMC Materials based?
CMC Materials's address is: 870 North Commons Drive, Aurora, IL, United States, 60504
What is CMC Materials's ISIN number?
CMC Materials's international securities identification number is: US12571T1007
What is CMC Materials's CUSIP number?
CMC Materials's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 12709P103

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