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How to buy Microchip Technology (MCHP) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Microchip Technology stocks.

Microchip Technology is a semiconductors business based in the US. Microchip Technology shares (MCHP.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US dollars. Its last market close was $98.82 – an increase of 0.6% over the previous day. Microchip Technology employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $7.6 billion.

How to buy shares in Microchip Technology

  1. Open a brokerage account. Choose from our top broker picks or compare brokers in depth. Then, complete an application.
  2. Fund your account. Add money to your account via bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  3. Search the platform by ticker symbol. MCHP in this case.
  4. Choose an order type. Place a market order or limit order with your preferred number of shares or dollar amount.
  5. Submit the order. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

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Is it a good time to buy Microchip Technology stock?

Review technicals and fundamentals to help you determine if now's a good time for you to invest.

Technical analysis

View Microchip Technology's price performance, share price volatility, historical data and technicals.

Use our graph to track the performance of MCHP stock over time.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Microchip Technology's shares have ranged in value from as little as $67.7063 up to $99.69. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MCHP.US volatility(beta: 1.6)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 Microchip Technology's is 1.596. This would suggest that Microchip Technology's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Historical closes compared with the last close of $98.82

1 week (2024-05-21)-0.67%
1 month (2024-04-28)6.05%
3 months (2024-02-28)17.45%
6 months (2023-11-28)19.09%
1 year (2023-05-25)26.17%
2 years (2022-05-26)35.76%
3 years (2021-05-27)-37.04%
5 years (2019-05-28)22.68%

The gauge below shows real-time ratings that are based on 26 popular indicators such as moving averages, for specific time periods. It's not a recommendation but is simply technical analysis that can form part of your research.

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Is Microchip Technology under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the Microchip Technology P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA.

Microchip Technology's current stock price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 29x. In other words, Microchip Technology's stocks trade at around 29x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the United States stock markets on average as of November 09, 2023 (20.44). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Microchip Technology's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 8.4652. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Microchip Technology's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Microchip Technology's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $3.4 billion ($4.7 billion CAD).

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

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