STMicroelectronics N.V. [NYSE: STM] gained 2.20% or 0.85 points to close at $39.46 with a heavy trading volume of 4191684 shares. The company report on April 29, 2021 that STMicroelectronics Reports 2021 First Quarter Financial Results.
STMicroelectronics Reports 2021 First Quarter Financial Results.
Q1 net revenues $3.02 billion; gross margin 39.0%; operating margin 14.6%; net income $364 million.
It opened the trading session at $40.51, the shares rose to $40.59 and dropped to $38.76, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for STM points out that the company has recorded 24.05% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -69.87% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 2.44M shares, STM reached to a volume of 4191684 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about STMicroelectronics N.V. [STM]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for STM shares is $45.67 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on STM stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Berenberg have made an estimate for STMicroelectronics N.V. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on February 18, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Cowen raised their target price from $45 to $49. The new note on the price target was released on January 29, 2021, representing the official price target for STMicroelectronics N.V. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $46 to $48, while Craig Hallum kept a Buy rating on STM stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for STMicroelectronics N.V. is set at 1.03, with the Price to Sales ratio for STM stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.45. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 4.23, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 4.16. Price to Free Cash Flow for STM in the course of the last twelve months was 54.95 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.90.
Trading performance analysis for STM stock
STMicroelectronics N.V. [STM] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 4.47. With this latest performance, STM shares gained by 5.40% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 24.05% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 43.49% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for STM stock in for the last two-week period is set at 54.85, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 56.65, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 53.50 for STMicroelectronics N.V. [STM]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 38.02, while it was recorded at 39.22 for the last single week of trading, and 35.31 for the last 200 days.
STMicroelectronics N.V. [STM]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and STMicroelectronics N.V. [STM] shares currently have an operating margin of +9.80 and a Gross Margin at +37.05. STMicroelectronics N.V.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +10.82.
Return on Total Capital for STM is now 9.97, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 11.68. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 14.72, with Return on Assets sitting at 8.67. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, STMicroelectronics N.V. [STM] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 33.35. Additionally, STM Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 25.01, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 19.49. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 23.30, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 17.47.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, STMicroelectronics N.V. [STM] managed to generate an average of $21,084 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.98 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.80.STMicroelectronics N.V.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.90 and a Current Ratio set at 2.50.
STMicroelectronics N.V. [STM]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, STMicroelectronics N.V. posted 0.1/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.08/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 25.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for STM. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for STMicroelectronics N.V. go to 5.00%.
An analysis of insider ownership at STMicroelectronics N.V. [STM]
There are presently around $1,312 million, or 3.90% of STM stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of STM stocks are: VAN ECK ASSOCIATES CORP with ownership of 2,747,345, which is approximately 7.264% of the company’s market cap and around 28.40% of the total institutional ownership; GRANTHAM, MAYO, VAN OTTERLOO & CO. LLC, holding 2,295,763 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $90.59 million in STM stocks shares; and ALLIANZ ASSET MANAGEMENT GMBH, currently with $88.59 million in STM stock with ownership of nearly 111.917% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in STMicroelectronics N.V. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 155 institutional holders increased their position in STMicroelectronics N.V. [NYSE:STM] by around 8,664,987 shares. Additionally, 110 investors decreased positions by around 8,072,916 shares, while 44 investors held positions by with 16,506,253 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 33,244,156 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. STM stock had 60 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,016,412 shares, while 34 institutional investors sold positions of 2,556,833 shares during the same period.