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How to buy NXP Semiconductors stock

Learn how to easily invest in NXP Semiconductors stock.

NXP Semiconductors NV is a semiconductors business based in the US. NXP Semiconductors shares (NXPI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. NXP Semiconductors employs 31,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $12.3 billion.

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NXP Semiconductors stock price (NASDAQ: NXPI)

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NXP Semiconductors shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-18.
Latest market close$152.94
52-week range$139.57 - $235.69
50-day moving average $171.62
200-day moving average $185.69
Wall St. target price$195.85
PE ratio 17.5181
Dividend yield $2.815 (2.11%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $9.13

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NXP Semiconductors price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $152.94 from 2022-09-23

1 week (2022-09-16) -4.38%
1 month (2022-08-22) -11.35%
3 months (2022-06-24) -4.00%
6 months (2022-03-22) -18.54%
1 year (2021-09-24) -29.41%
2 years (2020-09-25) 27.63%
3 years (2019-09-26) 41.08%
5 years (2017-09-26) 36.10%

Is NXP Semiconductors stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

NXP Semiconductors's P/E ratio

NXP Semiconductors's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, NXP Semiconductors shares trade at around 18x 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.

NXP Semiconductors's PEG ratio

NXP Semiconductors's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.0229. 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'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's EBITDA

NXP Semiconductors's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $4.6 billion.

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

NXP Semiconductors financials

Revenue TTM $12.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 26.87%
Gross profit TTM $6.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 9.61%
Return on equity TTM 33.37%
Profit margin 19.83%
Book value $26.51
Market capitalisation $42 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

NXP Semiconductors'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.

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

NXP Semiconductors'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's overall score of 20.93 (as at 12/31/2018) 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 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's environmental score

Environmental score: 8.25/100

NXP Semiconductors'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 is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

NXP Semiconductors's social score

Social score: 9.11/100

NXP Semiconductors'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 is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

NXP Semiconductors's governance score

Governance score: 4.57/100

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

NXP Semiconductors's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

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

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

NXP Semiconductors NV was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

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 share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 24.01% of net profits

Recently NXP Semiconductors has paid out, on average, around 24.01% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.11% 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 shareholders could enjoy a 2.11% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In NXP Semiconductors's case, that would currently equate to about $2.815 per share.

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

NXP Semiconductors's most recent dividend payout was on 5 October 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

NXP Semiconductors share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, NXP Semiconductors's shares have ranged in value from as little as $139.5672 up to $235.6868. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NXPI.US volatility(beta: 1.5)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's is 1.4998. This would suggest that NXP Semiconductors'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 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 and 9 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. The company's product solutions are used in a range of applications, including automotive, industrial and Internet of Things, mobile, and communication infrastructure.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of NXP Semiconductors is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.272% of NXP Semiconductors shares are held by insiders and 95.493% by institutions.
How many people work for NXP Semiconductors?
Latest data suggests 31,000 work at NXP Semiconductors.
When does the fiscal year end for NXP Semiconductors?
NXP Semiconductors's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is NXP Semiconductors based?
NXP Semiconductors's address is: High Tech Campus 60, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 5656 AG
What is NXP Semiconductors's ISIN number?
NXP Semiconductors's international securities identification number is: NL0009538784
What is NXP Semiconductors's CUSIP number?
NXP Semiconductors's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: N6596X109

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