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How to buy Maxim Integrated Products stock | $84.99

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Maxim Integrated Products, Inc is a semiconductors business based in the US. Maxim Integrated Products shares (MXIM) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Maxim Integrated Products employs 7,115 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.3 billion.

How to buy shares in Maxim Integrated Products

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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 Maxim Integrated Products. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MXIM. 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 Maxim Integrated Products 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$84.99, 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 Maxim Integrated Products, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Maxim Integrated Products. 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.

Maxim Integrated Products share price

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Maxim Integrated Products shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-01.
Latest market closeUSD$84.99
52-week rangeUSD$41.3024 - USD$83.68
50-day moving average USD$76.4194
200-day moving average USD$67.8901
Wall St. target priceUSD$74.26
PE ratio 33.4334
Dividend yield USD$1.92 (2.9%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.531

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Is it a good time to buy Maxim Integrated Products stock?

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Maxim Integrated Products price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $84.99 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-07) -9.51%
1 month (2020-12-17) -0.99%
3 months (2020-10-16) 16.28%
6 months (2020-07-16) 22.22%
1 year (2020-01-16) 37.17%
2 years (2019-01-16) 63.25%
3 years (2018-01-16) 56.43%
5 years (2016-01-15) 165.68%

Is Maxim Integrated Products under- or over-valued?

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

Maxim Integrated Products's P/E ratio

Maxim Integrated Products's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 33x. In other words, Maxim Integrated Products shares trade at around 33x 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.

Maxim Integrated Products's PEG ratio

Maxim Integrated Products's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.4581. 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 Maxim Integrated Products's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Maxim Integrated Products's EBITDA

Maxim Integrated Products's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$853.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Maxim Integrated Products's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Maxim Integrated Products financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 32.69%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 12.69%
Return on equity TTM 39.17%
Profit margin 30.03%
Book value $6.401
Market capitalisation USD$22.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Maxim Integrated Products shares

There are currently 8.8 million Maxim Integrated Products shares held short by investors – that's known as Maxim Integrated Products's "short interest". This figure is 29.9% down from 12.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Maxim Integrated Products shares can be evaluated.

Maxim Integrated Products's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Maxim Integrated Products's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Maxim Integrated Products shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Maxim Integrated Products shares traded daily (recently around 2.3 million). Maxim Integrated Products's SIR currently stands at 3.81. In other words for every 100,000 Maxim Integrated Products shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3810 shares are currently held short.

However Maxim Integrated Products's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Maxim Integrated Products shares, or, against the total number of tradable Maxim Integrated Products shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Maxim Integrated Products's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Maxim Integrated Products shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0402% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Maxim Integrated Products shares, roughly 40 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 Maxim Integrated Products.

Find out more about how you can short Maxim Integrated Products stock.

Maxim Integrated Products's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Maxim Integrated Products.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Maxim Integrated Products's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 22.69

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Maxim Integrated Products's overall score of 22.69 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 37th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Maxim Integrated Products is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Maxim Integrated Products's environmental score

Environmental score: 8.28/100

Maxim Integrated Products's environmental score of 8.28 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Maxim Integrated Products is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Maxim Integrated Products's social score

Social score: 7.16/100

Maxim Integrated Products's social score of 7.16 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Maxim Integrated Products is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Maxim Integrated Products's governance score

Governance score: 7.76/100

Maxim Integrated Products's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Maxim Integrated Products is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 22.69
Total ESG percentile 37.28
Environmental score 8.28
Environmental score percentile 3
Social score 7.16
Social score percentile 3
Governance score 7.76
Governance score percentile 3

Maxim Integrated Products share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 58.3% of net profits

Recently Maxim Integrated Products has paid out, on average, around 58.3% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.9% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Maxim Integrated Products shareholders could enjoy a 2.9% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Maxim Integrated Products's case, that would currently equate to about $1.92 per share.

Maxim Integrated Products'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.

Maxim Integrated Products's most recent dividend payout was on 11 September 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 26 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Maxim Integrated Products's shares ever split?

Maxim Integrated Products's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 22 December 1999. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Maxim Integrated Products shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Maxim Integrated Products shares which in turn could have impacted Maxim Integrated Products's share price.

Maxim Integrated Products share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Maxim Integrated Products's shares have ranged in value from as little as $41.3024 up to $83.68. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MXIM.US volatility(beta: 1.22)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 Maxim Integrated Products's is 1.2187. This would suggest that Maxim Integrated Products'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).

Maxim Integrated Products overview

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a range of linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits in the United States, China, rest of Asia, Europe, and internationally. The company also provides various high-frequency process technologies and capabilities used in custom designs. It serves automotive, communications and data center, consumer, and industrial markets. The company markets its products through a direct-sales and applications organization, as well as through its own and other unaffiliated distribution channels. Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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