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Diodes Incorporated is a semiconductors business based in the US. Diodes Incorporated shares (DIOD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Diodes Incorporated employs 7,937 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.9 billion.

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Diodes Incorporated stock price (NASDAQ: DIOD)

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Diodes Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-26.
Latest market close$65.80
52-week range$58.52 - $113.98
50-day moving average $74.60
200-day moving average $81.40
Wall St. target price$102.20
PE ratio 10.5225
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $6.01

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Diodes Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $65.8 from 2022-09-29

1 week (2022-09-23) 4.05%
1 month (2022-09-01) -4.03%
3 months (2022-07-01) 7.96%
6 months (2022-03-28) N/A
1 year (2021-10-01) -28.21%
2 years (2020-10-01) 11.56%
3 years (2019-10-01) 61.67%
5 years (2017-09-29) 119.85%

Is Diodes Incorporated stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Diodes Incorporated's P/E ratio

Diodes Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Diodes Incorporated shares trade at around 11x 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.

Diodes Incorporated's PEG ratio

Diodes Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.88. 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 Diodes Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Diodes Incorporated's EBITDA

Diodes Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $484.1 million.

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

Diodes Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $1.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 18.75%
Gross profit TTM $670.4 million
Return on assets TTM 10.6%
Return on equity TTM 22.97%
Profit margin 14.82%
Book value $29.88
Market capitalisation $2.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Diodes Incorporated share dividends

We're not expecting Diodes Incorporated to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Diodes Incorporated's shares ever split?

Diodes Incorporated's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 31 July 2007. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Diodes Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Diodes Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted Diodes Incorporated's share price.

Diodes Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Diodes Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $58.52 up to $113.98. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DIOD.US volatility(beta: 1.32)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 Diodes Incorporated's is 1.3232. This would suggest that Diodes Incorporated's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Diodes Incorporated overview

Diodes Incorporated designs, manufactures, and supplies application-specific standard products in the discrete, logic, analog, and mixed-signal semiconductor markets worldwide. It focuses on low pin count semiconductor devices with one or more active or passive components. The company offers discrete semiconductor products, such as MOSFET, TVS, and performance Schottky rectifiers; GPP bridges and retifiers, and performance Schottky diodes; Zener and performance Zener diodes, including tight tolerance and low operating current type; standard, fast, super-fast, and ultra-fast recovery rectifiers; bridge rectifiers; switching diodes; small signal bipolar and prebiased transistors; thyristor surge protection devices; and transient voltage suppressors. It also provides analog products, such as power management devices comprising AC-DC and DC-DC converters, USB power switches, and low dropout and linear voltage regulators; linear devices, such as operational amplifiers and comparators, current monitors, voltage references, and reset generators; LED lighting drivers; audio amplifiers; and sensor products, including hall-effect sensors and motor drivers. The company offers mixed-signal products, such as high speed mux/demux products, digital switches, interfaces, redrivers, universal level shifters/voltage translator, clock ICs, and packet switches; standard logic products comprising low-voltage complementary metal"oxide"semiconductor (CMOS) and high-speed CMOS devices; ultra-low power CMOS logic products and analog switches; multichip products and co-packaged discrete, analog, and mixed-signal silicon in miniature packages; silicon and silicon epitaxial wafers; and crystals and oscillators. It sells its products to the consumer electronics, computing, communications, industrial, and automotive markets through direct sales, marketing personnel, independent sales representatives, and distributors. The company was incorporated in 1959 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Diodes Incorporated is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.927% of Diodes Incorporated shares are held by insiders and 99.426% by institutions.
How many people work for Diodes Incorporated?
Latest data suggests 7,937 work at Diodes Incorporated.
When does the fiscal year end for Diodes Incorporated?
Diodes Incorporated's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Diodes Incorporated based?
Diodes Incorporated's address is: 4949 Hedgcoxe Road, Plano, TX, United States, 75024
What is Diodes Incorporated's ISIN number?
Diodes Incorporated's international securities identification number is: US2545431015
What is Diodes Incorporated's CUSIP number?
Diodes Incorporated's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 254543101

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