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How to buy ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES stock

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ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC is a semiconductors business based in the US. ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shares (IMOS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – IMOS – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES share price

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ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$18.02 - $36.27
50-day moving average $31.84
200-day moving average $25.73
Wall St. target price$20.00
PE ratio 15.0348
Dividend yield $0.012 (3.31%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.30

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Is it a good time to buy ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES stock?

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Is ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES under- or over-valued?

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


ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shares trade at around 15x recent earnings.

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


ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.13. 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 ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.


ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $7.6 billion.

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


Revenue TTM $23 billion
Operating margin TTM 15.29%
Gross profit TTM $5 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.34%
Return on equity TTM 11.7%
Profit margin 10.29%
Book value $572.90
Market capitalisation $1.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shares

There are currently 40,242 ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shares held short by investors – that's known as ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's "short interest". This figure is 81.5% up from 22,169 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shares can be evaluated.

ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shares traded daily (recently around 26828). ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's SIR currently stands at 1.5. In other words for every 100,000 ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1500 shares are currently held short.

However ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shares, or, against the total number of tradable ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES.

Find out more about how you can short ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES stock.

ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 1.66% of net profits

Recently ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES has paid out, on average, around 1.66% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.48% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shareholders could enjoy a 3.48% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's case, that would currently equate to about $0.012 per share.

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

ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's most recent dividend payout was on 6 August 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 June 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's shares ever split?

ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's shares were split on 1 November 2018. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new INF% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES shares which in turn could have impacted ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's share price.

ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.0196 up to $36.27. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

IMOS.US volatility(beta: 0.65)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 ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's is 0.646. This would suggest that ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).


ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. researches, develops, manufactures, and sells high integration and high precision integrated circuits, and related assembly and testing services. The company operates through Testing; Assembly; Testing and Assembly for Liquid Crystal Display and Other Flat-Panel Display Driver Semiconductors; and Bumping segments. It provides a range of back-end assembly and test services, including engineering test, wafer probing and final test of memory and logic/mixed-signal semiconductors, as well as leadframe-and organic substrate-based package assembly services for memory and logic/mixed-signal semiconductors; and gold bumping, reel to reel assembly, and test services for LCD and other flat-panel display driver semiconductors. The company's semiconductors are used in personal computers; graphics applications, such as game consoles; communications equipment; mobile products comprising cellular handsets, tablets, and consumer electronic products; and automotive/industry and display applications, such as display panels. It serves customers in Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, and internationally. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

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