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How to buy Inphi Corporation stock | $149.09

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Inphi Corporation is a semiconductors business based in the US. Inphi Corporation shares (IPHI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Inphi Corporation employs 685 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$598.3 million.

How to buy shares in Inphi Corporation

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Inphi Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: IPHI. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Inphi Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$149.09, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Inphi Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Inphi Corporation. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Inphi Corporation share price

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Inphi Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$149.09
52-week rangeUSD$55.72 - USD$161.98
50-day moving average USD$151.7544
200-day moving average USD$125.9527
Wall St. target priceUSD$160.36
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.972

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Is it a good time to buy Inphi Corporation stock?

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Inphi Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $149.09 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-09) N/A
1 month (2020-12-18) -7.39%
3 months (2020-10-16) 23.93%
6 months (2020-07-17) 22.04%
1 year (2020-01-17) 79.39%
2 years (2019-01-18) 327.31%
3 years (2018-01-18) 321.16%
5 years (2016-01-16) N/A

Is Inphi Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Inphi Corporation's PEG ratio

Inphi Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.97. 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 Inphi Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Inphi Corporation's EBITDA

Inphi Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$97.8 million.

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

Inphi Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$598.3 million
Gross profit TTM USD$212.8 million
Return on assets TTM -1.13%
Return on equity TTM -16.97%
Profit margin -10.22%
Book value $7.158
Market capitalisation USD$8.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Inphi Corporation shares

There are currently 2.6 million Inphi Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Inphi Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 11.8% up from 2.4 million last month.

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

Inphi Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Inphi Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Inphi Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Inphi Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 837756.82539683). Inphi Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.15. In other words for every 100,000 Inphi Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3150 shares are currently held short.

However Inphi Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Inphi Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Inphi Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Inphi Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Inphi Corporation shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0499% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Inphi Corporation shares, roughly 50 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 Inphi Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Inphi Corporation stock.

Inphi Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Inphi Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Inphi Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Inphi Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $55.72 up to $161.98. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

IPHI.US volatility(beta: 1.11)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 Inphi Corporation's is 1.1108. This would suggest that Inphi Corporation'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).

Inphi Corporation overview

Inphi Corporation provides high-speed analog and mixed signal semiconductor solutions for the communications, datacenter, and computing markets in China, the United States, Thailand, and internationally. Its analog and mixed signal semiconductor solutions offer high signal integrity at various data speeds and reduce system power consumption. The company's semiconductor solutions address bandwidth bottlenecks in networks, maximize throughput and minimize latency in computing environments, and enable the rollout of communications and datacenter infrastructures. Its solutions provide a high-speed interface between analog and mixed signals, and digital information in high-performance systems, such as telecommunications transport systems, enterprise networking equipment, and data centers. The company also provides 25G to 600G high-speed analog and mixed semiconductor solutions for the communications market. Its products perform a range of functions, such as amplifying, encoding, multiplexing, demultiplexing, and retiming signals at speeds up to 400 Gbps. Inphi Corporation sells its products directly through its sales force, as well as through a network of sales representatives and distributors to original equipment manufacturers. The company was formerly known as TCom Communications, Inc. and changed its name to Inphi Corporation in February 2001. Inphi Corporation was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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