NASDAQ:HIMX - Himax Technologies Stock Price, News, & Analysis

Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist.
$4.12 +0.21 (+5.37 %)
(As of 02/20/2019 04:35 AM ET)
Previous Close$3.91
Today's Range$3.63 - $4.13
52-Week Range$3.03 - $8.88
Volume4.89 million shs
Average Volume2.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$709.07 million
P/E Ratio25.75
Dividend Yield2.30%
Himax Technologies, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, provides display imaging processing technologies worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Driver IC and Non-Driver Products. It offers display driver integrated circuits (ICs) and timing controllers used in televisions (TVs), laptops, monitors, mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras, car navigation, and other consumer electronics devices. The company also designs and provides controllers for touch sensor displays; in-cell touch and display driver integration single-chip solutions; LED driver and power management ICs; scaler products for monitors and projectors; tailor-made video processing IC solutions; silicon IPs; and liquid crystal on silicon micro-displays for augmented reality (AR) devices and head-up displays for automotive industry. In addition, it offers digital camera solutions, including complementary metal oxide semiconductor image sensors and wafer level optics for AR devices, 3D sensing, and machine vision, which are used in various applications, such as mobile phone, tablet, laptop, TV, PC camera, automobile, security, medical devices, and Internet on Things. The company markets its display drivers and display-related products to panel manufacturers, agents or distributors, module manufacturers, and assembly houses; and non-driver products to camera module manufacturers, optical engine manufacturers, and television system manufacturers. Himax Technologies, Inc. has a collaboration with Kneron to develop and commercialize a 3D sensing and AI-enabled security and surveillance solution. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Tainan City, Taiwan.

Receive HIMX News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HIMX and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:HIMX



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$685.17 million
Cash Flow$0.2793 per share
Book Value$2.64 per share


Net Income$27.96 million


Market Cap$709.07 million

Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Himax Technologies' stock symbol?

Himax Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "HIMX."

How often does Himax Technologies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Himax Technologies?

Himax Technologies announced an annual dividend on Tuesday, June 19th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share on Tuesday, July 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 18th. View Himax Technologies' Dividend History.

How were Himax Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 19th. The semiconductor company reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.02. The semiconductor company had revenue of $191 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $191.64 million. Himax Technologies had a net margin of 3.31% and a return on equity of 5.56%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.14 EPS. View Himax Technologies' Earnings History.

What guidance has Himax Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Himax Technologies issued an update on its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 19th. The company provided EPS guidance of $-0.03--0.01 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $-0.01. The company issued revenue guidance of $154.715-164.265 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $168.98 million.

What price target have analysts set for HIMX?

8 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Himax Technologies' stock. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $8.00. On average, they expect Himax Technologies' stock price to reach $6.1429 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 49.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Himax Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Himax Technologies?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Himax Technologies in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Himax Technologies.

Has Himax Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about HIMX stock have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Himax Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Himax Technologies' key competitors?

Who are Himax Technologies' key executives?

Himax Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Biing-Seng Wu, Founder & Chairman (Age 61)
  • Mr. Jordan Wu, Founder, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Norman Hung, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 61)
  • Ms. Jacqueline Chang, Chief Financial Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. David Lyou, Exec. VP of Design & Engineering Center / Bus. Center III

Who are Himax Technologies' major shareholders?

Himax Technologies' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Yiheng Capital LLC (1.98%), Stifel Financial Corp (0.23%), Hsbc Holdings PLC (0.17%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.16%), Penserra Capital Management LLC (0.07%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.05%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Himax Technologies.

Which major investors are selling Himax Technologies stock?

HIMX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Cascade Investment Advisors Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC, Creative Planning, Two Sigma Securities LLC, Northern Trust Corp and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Himax Technologies.

Which major investors are buying Himax Technologies stock?

HIMX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Yiheng Capital LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Virtu Financial LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd., Penserra Capital Management LLC and Comerica Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Himax Technologies.

How do I buy shares of Himax Technologies?

Shares of HIMX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Himax Technologies' stock price today?

One share of HIMX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.12.

How big of a company is Himax Technologies?

Himax Technologies has a market capitalization of $709.07 million and generates $685.17 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $27.96 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.16 on an earnings per share basis. Himax Technologies employs 2,190 workers across the globe.

What is Himax Technologies' official website?

The official website for Himax Technologies is

How can I contact Himax Technologies?

Himax Technologies' mailing address is NO. 26 ZIH LIAN ROAD SINSHIH DISTRICT, TAIWAN F5, 74148. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 886-6505-0880 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Himax Technologies (NASDAQ HIMX)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  468 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  477 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  945
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Himax Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HIMX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HIMX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/20/2019 by Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with's FREE daily email newsletter.

Yahoo Gemini Pixel