Microchip Technology, Inc. [NASDAQ: MCHP] traded at a high on 11/07/23, posting a 0.25 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $75.31. The company report on November 2, 2023 at 4:15 PM that Microchip Technology Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend 33.8% Year-Over-Year to 43.9 Cents Per Share.
“Microchip’s financial performance in the September 2023 quarter was in line with expectations, resulting in solid cash generation and continued progress towards its capital return strategy,” said Steve Sanghi, Executive Chair. “Today, our Board of Directors approved a year-over-year increase in our dividend of 33.8% to 43.9 cents per share, up from our November 2022 dividend of 32.8 cents per share. This represents 85 consecutive quarters of dividend payments for Microchip and reflects confidence in the cash-generating capability of our business, as well as our ongoing commitment to returning capital to our stockholders.”.
The results of the trading session contributed to over 5130337 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Microchip Technology, Inc. stands at 3.05% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.91%.
The market cap for MCHP stock reached $40.75 billion, with 545.46 million shares outstanding and 529.67 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 4.56M shares, MCHP reached a trading volume of 5130337 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Microchip Technology, Inc. [MCHP]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for MCHP shares is $87.85 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on MCHP stock is a recommendation set at 1.78. 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.
Wolfe Research have made an estimate for Microchip Technology, Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Peer Perform, with their previous recommendation back on July 20, 2023.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Microchip Technology, Inc. is set at 2.37, with the Price to Sales ratio for MCHP stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.56. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 5.85, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.47. Price to Free Cash Flow for MCHP in the course of the last twelve months was 12.91 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.64.
How has MCHP stock performed recently?
Microchip Technology, Inc. [MCHP] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 5.64. With this latest performance, MCHP shares dropped by -5.19% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 3.58% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 17.93% 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 MCHP stock in for the last two-week period is set at 49.16, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 52.60, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 47.47 for Microchip Technology, Inc. [MCHP]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 77.45, while it was recorded at 74.30 for the last single week of trading, and 80.70 for the last 200 days.
Microchip Technology, Inc. [MCHP]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Microchip Technology, Inc. [MCHP] shares currently have an operating margin of +36.88 and a Gross Margin at +58.78. Microchip Technology, Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +26.52.
Return on Total Capital for MCHP is now 23.17, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 17.62. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 36.07, with Return on Assets sitting at 13.74. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Microchip Technology, Inc. [MCHP] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 101.33. Additionally, MCHP Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 50.33, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 40.32. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 79.38, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 39.43.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Microchip Technology, Inc. [MCHP] managed to generate an average of $99,013 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 7.10 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.52.Microchip Technology, Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.64 and a Current Ratio set at 1.03.
Earnings analysis for Microchip Technology, Inc. [MCHP]
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 MCHP. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Microchip Technology, Inc. go to 12.10%.
Insider trade positions for Microchip Technology, Inc. [MCHP]
The top three institutional holders of MCHP stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.3 billion shares, which is approximately 8.2579%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.04 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $201.66 billion in MCHP stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $177.59 billion in MCHP stock with ownership which is approximately 5.7994%.