IQE plc Company Profile (LON:IQE)

About IQE plc (LON:IQE)

IQE plc logoIQE plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company is engaged in the research, development and provision of engineering consultancy services to the compound semiconductor industry. The Company's segments include wireless, photonics, Infra Red and CMOS++. The Company is the manufacturer and supplier of Compound Semiconductor wafers or epiwafers using a process called epitaxy. Its photonics business enables a range of end applications, from data communications and advanced optical-fibers, to sensors in consumer and industrial applications. It operates through business units, including wireless, photonics, InfraRed, CPV (advanced solar), power switching, light emitting diodes (LEDs) and advanced electronics. It produces atomically engineered layers of crystalline materials containing a range of semiconductor materials, such as gallium, arsenic, aluminum, indium and phosphorous. The Company has operations in the United States, Asia and Europe.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: Integrated Circuits
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:IQE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £902.96 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 676,378,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 134.33
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 97.61
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 28.56 - GBX 160
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 58.04
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £140.07 million
  • Price / Sales: 6.45
  • Book Value: GBX 0.29 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.60
  • EBITDA: £24.41 million
  • Net Margins: 10.40%
  • Return on Equity: 7.56%
  • Return on Assets: 5.21%
  • Average Volume: 12.78 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for IQE plc (LON:IQE)

What is IQE plc's stock symbol?

IQE plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "IQE."

Where is IQE plc's stock going? Where will IQE plc's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for IQE plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 48 to GBX 180. On average, they anticipate IQE plc's stock price to reach GBX 126 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for IQE plc.

Who are some of IQE plc's key competitors?

Who are IQE plc's key executives?

IQE plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andrew W. Nelson OBE, Ph.D., President, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Phillip J. Rasmussen, Group Finance Director, Company Secretary, Executive Director
  • Howard R. Williams Ph.D., Director - Operations, Executive Director
  • Godfrey H. H. Ainsworth Ph.D., Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Phil Smith, Non-Executive Director
  • Simon John Gibson OBE, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • David Grant CBE., Ph.D., Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy IQE plc stock?

Shares of IQE plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is IQE plc's stock price today?

One share of IQE plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 133.50.

MarketBeat Community Rating for IQE plc (LON IQE)
Community Ranking:  3.9 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  276 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  75 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  351
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about IQE plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for IQE plc (LON:IQE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 126
Consensus Price Target History for IQE plc (LON:IQE)
Price Target History for IQE plc (LON:IQE)
Analysts' Ratings History for IQE plc (LON:IQE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/13/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 150View Rating Details
9/5/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 180View Rating Details
3/21/2017N+1 SingerReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for IQE plc (LON:IQE)
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Earnings Estimates for IQE plc (LON:IQE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.27 EPS


Dividend History for IQE plc (LON:IQE)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for IQE plc (LON:IQE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for IQE plc (LON:IQE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for IQE plc (LON:IQE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/24/2016Godfrey AinsworthInsiderSell119,958GBX 30£35,987.40
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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This page was last updated on 10/22/2017 by Staff

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