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How to buy FormFactor (FORM) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in FormFactor stocks.

FormFactor is a semiconductors business based in the US. FormFactor stocks (FORM.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $36.75 – a decrease of 8.79% over the previous week. FormFactor employs 2,166 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $761.7 million.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – FORM – 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.

FormFactor stock price (NASDAQ:FORM)

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FormFactor shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$40.79
52-week range$32.69 - $52.39
50-day moving average $43.29
200-day moving average $39.37
Wall St. target price$49.75
PE ratio 46.1031
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.97

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Is it a good time to buy FormFactor stock?

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FormFactor price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $40.79 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-14) -8.79%
1 month (2021-12-22) -7.55%
3 months (2021-10-22) 9.80%
6 months (2021-07-22) 13.05%
1 year (2021-01-22) -17.24%
2 years (2020-01-22) 49.91%
3 years (2019-01-22) 204.63%
5 years (2017-01-20) 251.64%

Is FormFactor under- or over-valued?

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

FormFactor's P/E ratio

FormFactor's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 46x. In other words, FormFactor shares trade at around 46x 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.

FormFactor's PEG ratio

FormFactor's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.71. 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 FormFactor's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

FormFactor's EBITDA

FormFactor's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $143.5 million.

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

FormFactor financials

Revenue TTM $761.7 million
Operating margin TTM 12.34%
Gross profit TTM $288.8 million
Return on assets TTM 6.11%
Return on equity TTM 10.3%
Profit margin 10.15%
Book value $10.06
Market capitalisation $3.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

FormFactor share dividends

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

FormFactor share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, FormFactor's shares have ranged in value from as little as $32.69 up to $52.388. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FORM.US volatility(beta: 1.31)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 FormFactor's is 1.3122. This would suggest that FormFactor's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

FormFactor overview

FormFactor, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells probe cards, analytical probes, probe stations, metrology systems, thermal systems, and cryogenic systems to semiconductor companies and scientific institutions. It operates in two segments, Probe Cards and Systems. The company offers probe cards to test various semiconductor device types, including systems on a chip products, mobile application processors, microprocessors, microcontrollers, and graphic processors, as well as radio frequency, analog, mixed signal, image sensor, electro-optical, dynamic random access memory, NAND flash memory, and NOR flash memory devices; and analytical probes, which are used for a range of applications, including device characterization, electrical simulation model development, failure analysis, and prototype design debugging for universities, research institutions, semiconductor integrated device manufacturers, semiconductor foundries, and fabless semiconductor companies. It also provides probing systems for semiconductor design engineers to capture and analyse accurate data; surface metrology systems for the development, production, and quality control of semiconductor products; thermal subsystems consisting of thermal chucks and other test systems used in probe stations; and precision cryogenic instruments. In addition, the company offers on-site probe card maintenance and service training, seminars, and telephone support services. The company markets and sells its products through direct sales force, manufacturers' representatives, and distributors in the United States, Taiwan, South Korea, China, Japan, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally.

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