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How to buy NXP Semiconductors N-V stock | $159.01

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NXP Semiconductors N.V is a semiconductors business based in the US. NXP Semiconductors N-V shares (NXPI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. NXP Semiconductors N-V employs 29,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$8.4 billion.

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  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$159.01, 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 NXP Semiconductors N-V, depending on your broker.
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NXP Semiconductors N-V shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-21.
Latest market closeUSD$159.01
52-week rangeUSD$58.41 - USD$145.15
50-day moving average USD$128.5303
200-day moving average USD$113.8625
Wall St. target priceUSD$147.96
PE ratio 147.0119
Dividend yield USD$1.5 (1.09%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.847

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Is it a good time to buy NXP Semiconductors N-V stock?

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NXP Semiconductors N-V price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $159.01 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-08) -9.15%
1 month (2020-12-15) -0.66%
3 months (2020-10-15) 16.18%
6 months (2020-07-15) 30.52%
1 year (2020-01-15) 20.01%
2 years (2019-01-15) 103.68%
3 years (2018-01-12) 32.97%
5 years (2016-01-15) 131.62%

Is NXP Semiconductors N-V under- or over-valued?

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

NXP Semiconductors N-V's P/E ratio

NXP Semiconductors N-V's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 147x. In other words, NXP Semiconductors N-V shares trade at around 147x 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.

NXP Semiconductors N-V's PEG ratio

NXP Semiconductors N-V's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.6385. 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 NXP Semiconductors N-V's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

NXP Semiconductors N-V's EBITDA

NXP Semiconductors N-V's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.4 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a NXP Semiconductors N-V's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

NXP Semiconductors N-V financials

Revenue TTM USD$8.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.09%
Gross profit TTM USD$4.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.77%
Return on equity TTM 0.22%
Profit margin -0.14%
Book value $31.739
Market capitalisation USD$39.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting NXP Semiconductors N-V shares

There are currently 5.1 million NXP Semiconductors N-V shares held short by investors – that's known as NXP Semiconductors N-V's "short interest". This figure is 19% down from 6.3 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting NXP Semiconductors N-V shares can be evaluated.

NXP Semiconductors N-V's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

NXP Semiconductors N-V's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of NXP Semiconductors N-V shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of NXP Semiconductors N-V shares traded daily (recently around 2.0 million). NXP Semiconductors N-V's SIR currently stands at 2.58. In other words for every 100,000 NXP Semiconductors N-V shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2580 shares are currently held short.

However NXP Semiconductors N-V's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of NXP Semiconductors N-V shares, or, against the total number of tradable NXP Semiconductors N-V shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case NXP Semiconductors N-V's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 NXP Semiconductors N-V shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0184% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable NXP Semiconductors N-V shares, roughly 18 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 NXP Semiconductors N-V.

Find out more about how you can short NXP Semiconductors N-V stock.

NXP Semiconductors N-V'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 NXP Semiconductors N-V.

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

NXP Semiconductors N-V's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 20.93

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and NXP Semiconductors N-V's overall score of 20.93 (as at 10/01/2020) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 20th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like NXP Semiconductors N-V 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.).

NXP Semiconductors N-V's environmental score

Environmental score: 8.25/100

NXP Semiconductors N-V's environmental score of 8.25 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that NXP Semiconductors N-V is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

NXP Semiconductors N-V's social score

Social score: 9.11/100

NXP Semiconductors N-V's social score of 9.11 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that NXP Semiconductors N-V is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

NXP Semiconductors N-V's governance score

Governance score: 4.57/100

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

NXP Semiconductors N-V's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. NXP Semiconductors N-V scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that NXP Semiconductors N-V has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

NXP Semiconductors N.V was last rated for ESG on: 2020-10-01.

Total ESG score 20.93
Total ESG percentile 20.06
Environmental score 8.25
Environmental score percentile 3
Social score 9.11
Social score percentile 3
Governance score 4.57
Governance score percentile 3
Level of controversy 1

NXP Semiconductors N-V share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 23.7% of net profits

Recently NXP Semiconductors N-V has paid out, on average, around 23.7% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.09% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), NXP Semiconductors N-V shareholders could enjoy a 1.09% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In NXP Semiconductors N-V's case, that would currently equate to about $1.5 per share.

While NXP Semiconductors N-V's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that NXP Semiconductors N-V is investing more in its future growth.

NXP Semiconductors N-V's most recent dividend payout was on 5 October 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

NXP Semiconductors N-V share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, NXP Semiconductors N-V's shares have ranged in value from as little as $58.41 up to $145.15. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NXPI.US volatility(beta: 1.4)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 NXP Semiconductors N-V's is 1.4032. This would suggest that NXP Semiconductors N-V's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

NXP Semiconductors N-V overview

NXP Semiconductors N.V. offers various semiconductor products. The company's product portfolio includes microcontrollers; application processors including i.MX application processors and i.MX 8 family of applications processors ; communication processors; wireless connectivity solutions, such as Near Field Communications, Ultra-wideband, Bluetooth low-energy, Zigbee, and Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth integrated SoCs; analog and interface devices; Radio Frequency power amplifiers; and security controllers, as well as semiconductor-based environmental and inertial sensors, including pressure, inertial, magnetic, and gyroscopic sensors. Its product solutions are used in a range of applications, including automotive, industrial and Internet of Things, mobile, and communication infrastructure. The company markets its products to various original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, contract manufacturers, and distributors. It operates is China, the Netherlands, the United States, Singapore, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, and internationally. The company was formerly known as KASLION Acquisition B.V and changed its name to NXP Semiconductors N.V. in May 2010. NXP Semiconductors N.V. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

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