Finder may earn compensation from partners, but editorial opinions are our own. Advertiser Disclosure

How to buy Silicon Motion Technology Corporation stock | $70.65

Learn how to easily invest in Silicon Motion Technology Corporation stock.

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation
NASDAQ: SIMO - USD
SEMICONDUCTORS
$70.29
- $0.36 ( - 0.51%)

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation is a semiconductors business based in the US. Silicon Motion Technology Corporation shares (SIMO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Silicon Motion Technology Corporation employs 1,323 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in Silicon Motion Technology Corporation

  1. Compare share trading platforms.Use our comparison table to help you find a platform that fits you.
  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – SIMO – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation stock price (NASDAQ: SIMO)

Use our graph to track the performance of SIMO stocks over time.

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-25.
Latest market close$70.65
52-week range$34.62 - $81.87
50-day moving average $71.25
200-day moving average $68.28
Wall St. target price$94.80
PE ratio 21.6704
Dividend yield $1.4 (2.02%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.12

Buy Silicon Motion Technology Corporation shares from these brokerages

Compare special offers, low fees and a wide range of types of investments among top trading platforms.
Name Product Asset types Option trade fee Annual fee Signup bonus
Robinhood
Robinhood
Stocks, Options, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
$0
0%
Free stock (chosen randomly with a value anywhere between $2.50 and $200)
Sign up using the "go to site" link
Make unlimited commission-free trades in stocks, funds, and options with Robinhood Financial.
Sofi Invest
Stocks, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
N/A
0%
Get one free stock worth up to $1,000
Open an account
A free way to invest in stocks, ETFs and crypto.
Vanguard Personal Advisor
Stocks, Options, Mutual funds, ETFs
N/A
$20 per year
N/A
Financial advice powered by relationships, not commissions.
J.P. Morgan Self-Directed Investing
Stocks, Bonds, Options, Mutual funds, ETFs
$0 + $0.65/contract
0%
N/A
INVESTMENT AND INSURANCE PRODUCTS ARE: NOT A DEPOSIT • NOT FDIC INSURED • NO BANK GUARANTEE • MAY LOSE VALUE
TradeStation
Stocks, Bonds, Options, Mutual funds, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
$0 + $0.50/contract
$0 per month
$50
Deposit qualifying assets of $5,000+
A platform built for all kinds of traders and all styles of trading
Moomoo
Stocks
$0
$0 per year
Get a free stock valued up to $350
Open your Futu brokerage account via Moomoo
Trade stocks on the US, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen markets.
loading

Compare up to 4 providers

*Signup bonus information updated weekly.

The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisers, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.

Is it a good time to buy Silicon Motion Technology Corporation stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

This chart is not advice or a guarantee of success. Rather, it gauges the real-time recommendations of three popular technical indicators: moving averages, oscillators and pivots. Finder is not responsible for how your stock performs.

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $70.65 from 2021-10-25

1 week (2021-10-20) 2.26%
1 month (2021-09-27) -3.85%
3 months (2021-07-27) 17.32%
6 months (2021-04-27) -0.97%
1 year (2020-10-27) 84.22%
2 years (2019-10-25) 76.98%
3 years (2018-10-26) 86.31%
5 years (2016-10-27) 52.23%

Is Silicon Motion Technology Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's P/E ratio

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, Silicon Motion Technology Corporation shares trade at around 22x 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.

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's EBITDA

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $163.5 million.

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

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $673.4 million
Operating margin TTM 22.06%
Gross profit TTM $260.2 million
Return on assets TTM 11.64%
Return on equity TTM 17.67%
Profit margin 16.27%
Book value $18.52
Market capitalisation $2.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Silicon Motion Technology Corporation shares

There are currently 1.1 million Silicon Motion Technology Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 10.9% down from 1.3 million last month.

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

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Silicon Motion Technology Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Silicon Motion Technology Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 271596.3592233). Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's SIR currently stands at 4.12. In other words for every 100,000 Silicon Motion Technology Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4120 shares are currently held short.

However Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Silicon Motion Technology Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Silicon Motion Technology Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Silicon Motion Technology Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0379% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Silicon Motion Technology Corporation shares, roughly 38 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 Silicon Motion Technology Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Silicon Motion Technology Corporation stock.

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation share dividends

33%

Dividend payout ratio: 33.1% of net profits

Recently Silicon Motion Technology Corporation has paid out, on average, around 33.1% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.07% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Silicon Motion Technology Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 2.07% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.4 per share.

While Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Silicon Motion Technology Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 18 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $34.6232 up to $81.87. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SIMO.US volatility(beta: 1.12)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 Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's is 1.1164. This would suggest that Silicon Motion Technology 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).

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation overview

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and markets NAND flash controllers for solid-state storage devices. It offers SSDs used in PCs and other devices, as well as eMMC and UFS mobile embedded storage used in smartphones and IOT devices. The company also provides enterprise-grade SSDs used in data centers; and small form-factor specialized SSDs used in industrial, commercial, and automotive applications. It markets its controllers under the SMI brand; enterprise-grade SSDs under the Shannon Systems brand; and single-chip industrial-grade SSDs under the Ferri SSD and Ferri-eMMC brands. The company markets and sells its products through direct sales personnel and independent electronics distributors to flash makers, module makers, hyperscalers, and OEMs. It operates in Taiwan, the United States, South Korea, China, Malaysia, Singapore, and internationally. Silicon Motion Technology Corporation was founded in 1995 and is based in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Silicon Motion Technology Corporation is owned by institutions?
Currently 78.997% of Silicon Motion Technology Corporation shares are held by institutions.
How many people work for Silicon Motion Technology Corporation?
Latest data suggests 1,323 work at Silicon Motion Technology Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Silicon Motion Technology Corporation?
Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Silicon Motion Technology Corporation based?
Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's address is: Centre 600, Unit B, Kowloon, Hong Kong
What is Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's ISIN number?
Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's international securities identification number is: US82706C1080
What is Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's CUSIP number?
Silicon Motion Technology Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 82706C108

More guides on Finder

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on finder.com:

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • finder.com is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Finder.com provides guides and information on a range of products and services. Because our content is not financial advice, we suggest talking with a professional before you make any decision.

By submitting your comment or question, you agree to our Privacy and Cookies Policy and finder.com Terms of Use.

Questions and responses on finder.com are not provided, paid for or otherwise endorsed by any bank or brand. These banks and brands are not responsible for ensuring that comments are answered or accurate.
Go to site