STMicroelectronics strong underperformer in European semiconductor sector

Because of the huge loss of 26 percent since early this year, the share is one of the worst shares of the semiconductor sector. The average stock of the semiconductor sector yielded the this year a loss of 17 percent. Other bad performing shares in the sector are Ideal Power Inc., Mosys Inc and Parkervision. Ideal Power Inc., Mosys Inc and Parkervision are among the losers in the sector.

Momentum semiconductor sector

stock graphs On average the sector trades now at 11 times the earnings per share. The sector trades at 1,49 times the book value per share. Since 2012 the sector has plus of 344 percent and since 2007 a plus of 457 percent.

For this year STMicroelectronics 's revenue will be around 9,69 billion euros. This is according to the average of the analysts' estimates. This is rather significant more than 2017's revenue of 8,35 billion euros.

Historical revenues and results STMicroelectronics plus estimates 2018

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The analysts expect for 2018 a net profit of 1,24 billion euros. For this year the consensus of STMicroelectronics 's result per share is a profit of 1,36 euros. The price/earnings-ratio is then 9,88.

For this year the analysts expect a dividend of 0,26 cents per share. Thus the dividend yield equals 1,93 percent. The average dividend yield of the semiconductor companies equals a low 0,5 percent.

Recent target prices around 22 euros

Barclays , Deutsche Bank and Robertson Stephens recently provided recommendations for the stock.

Based on the current number of shares STMicroelectronics 's market capitalization equals 11,87 billion euros. The STMicroelectronics stock was the past 12 months quite unstable. Since last November the stock is 37 percent lower. This year the stock price moved between 12 and 23 euro. Since 2008 the stock price is almost 110 percent higher.

Historical stock prices STMicroelectronics from 2007 till 2018

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At 17.35 the stock trades 1,28 percent higher at 13,44 euros. News Wire & Equity Research: +31 084-0032-842

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