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How to buy ChipMOS Technologies stock

Learn how to easily invest in ChipMOS Technologies stock.

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.
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ChipMOS Technologies stock price (NASDAQ: IMOS)

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ChipMOS Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-03.
Latest market close$22.88
52-week range$23.65 - $40.48
50-day moving average $31.99
200-day moving average $33.68
Wall St. target price$20.00
PE ratio 5.5442
Dividend yield $4.3 (9.47%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.30

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Is it a good time to buy ChipMOS Technologies stock?

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ChipMOS Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $22.88 from 2022-07-05

1 week (2022-06-30) -8.41%
1 month (2022-06-07) -34.14%
3 months (2022-04-07) -32.94%
6 months (2022-01-07) -31.99%
1 year (2021-07-07) -36.88%
2 years (2020-07-07) 2.14%
3 years (2019-07-05) 47.80%
5 years (2017-07-07) 23.5904

Is ChipMOS Technologies stock undervalued or overvalued?

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 P/E ratio

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 6x. In other words, ChipMOS Technologies shares trade at around 6x 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 PEG ratio

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

ChipMOS Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $10 billion.

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

ChipMOS Technologies financials

Revenue TTM $27.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 20.28%
Gross profit TTM $7.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 8.86%
Return on equity TTM 22.42%
Profit margin 19.25%
Book value $707.74
Market capitalisation $866.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

ChipMOS Technologies share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 112.67% of net profits

Recently ChipMOS Technologies has paid out, on average, around 112.67% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 9.47% 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 9.47% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In ChipMOS Technologies's case, that would currently equate to about $4.3 per share.

ChipMOS Technologies's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

ChipMOS Technologies's most recent dividend payout was on 26 July 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have ChipMOS Technologies's shares ever split?

ChipMOS Technologies's shares were split on a 10000:9355 basis on 30 October 2016. So if you had owned 9355 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 10000 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your ChipMOS Technologies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 6.5% lower 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 $23.65 up to $40.4839. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

IMOS.US volatility(beta: 0.61)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 0.61. This would suggest that ChipMOS Technologies's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

ChipMOS Technologies overview

ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. engages in the research, development, manufacture, and sale of high-integration and high-precision integrated circuits, and related assembly and testing services in Taiwan, People's Republic of China, Japan, Singapore, and internationally. It operates through Testing; Assembly; Testing and Assembly for LCD, OLED and other Display Panel Driver Semiconductors; Bumping; and Other segments. The company provides a range of back-end assembly and testing services, including engineering test, wafer probing, and final test of memory and logic/mixed-signal semiconductors, as well as leadframe-based 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 panel display driver semiconductors. Its 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. The company was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of ChipMOS Technologies is owned by institutions?
Currently 7.377% of ChipMOS Technologies shares are held by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for ChipMOS Technologies?
ChipMOS Technologies's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is ChipMOS Technologies based?
ChipMOS Technologies's address is: No. 1, R&D Road 1, Hsinchu City, Taiwan, 300-092
What is ChipMOS Technologies's ISIN number?
ChipMOS Technologies's international securities identification number is: US16965P2020
What is ChipMOS Technologies's CUSIP number?
ChipMOS Technologies's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 16965P103

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