Himax Technologies Company Profile (NASDAQ:HIMX)

About Himax Technologies

Himax Technologies logoHimax Technologies, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor solution provider. The Company is engaged in display driver integrated circuits (IC) and timing controllers used in televisions, laptops, monitors, mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras, car navigation and other consumer electronics devices. The Company operates through two segments: Driver IC and Non-driver products. In addition, the Company designs and provides controllers for touch sensor displays, liquid crystal on silicon micro-displays used in palm-size projectors and head-mounted displays, light-emitting diode driver ICs, power management ICs, scaler products for monitors and projectors, video processing IC solutions and silicon IPs. It also offers digital camera solutions, including complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor image sensors and wafer level optics, which are used in a range of applications, such as mobile phone, tablet, laptop, televisions, personal computer camera, automobile, security and medical devices.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductor - Specialized
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: HIMX
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $7.41
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $5.726
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $7.733
  • 52-Week Range: $4.88 - $12.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.186
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.00
  • P/E Growth: 1.020
  • Market Cap: $1.23B
  • Beta: 0.9
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 6.77%
  • Return on Equity: 11.71%
  • Return on Assets: 6.54%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 2.14%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.62%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 8 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: $8.15 (10.05% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/21/2017InstinetUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$7.70 -> $9.00View Rating Details
2/20/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
2/17/2017NomuraUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
2/16/2017Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral$4.00 -> $5.00View Rating Details
2/16/2017Northland SecuritiesUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$10.00View Rating Details
2/6/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$4.00View Rating Details
1/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$12.00 -> $6.30View Rating Details
1/11/2017Roth CapitalDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
1/10/2017Craig HallumDowngradeBuy -> Hold$10.00 -> $7.00View Rating Details
12/21/2016Rosenblatt SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$9.00 -> $7.00View Rating Details
12/13/2016MizuhoDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$10.00 -> $7.70View Rating Details
11/2/2016Chardan CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/21/2016Brean CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/14/2016Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuy$10.00 -> $13.50View Rating Details
2/5/2016Lake Street CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$8.00 -> $9.00View Rating Details
9/23/2015Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuy$8.50 -> $10.75View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/10/2017        
2/16/2017Q4 16$0.07$0.03$202.60 million$203.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/10/2016Q316$0.10$0.08$216.40 million$218.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/11/2016Q216$0.10$0.12$198.61 million$201.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/12/2016Q116$0.07$0.08$181.32 million$180.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q4$0.03$0.04$171.90 million$178.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2015Q315$0.01$0.01$156.79 million$165.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q215$0.05$0.05$172.57 million$169.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/14/2015Q115$0.07$0.08$182.90 million$179.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.09$0.09$225.05 million$227.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2014Q314$0.11$0.11$224.70 million$222.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.14$0.14$194.95 million$196.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.09$0.09$194.20 million$194.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q413$0.10$0.10$193.31 million$195.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.09$0.07$193.52 million$192.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/15/2013Q2 2013$0.12$0.12$208.60 million$207.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.07$0.09$173.79 million$175.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q4 2012$0.08$0.09$190.80 million$190.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.07$0.10$189.57 million$190.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.09$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012$0.06$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2012$0.03$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2011$0.03$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2011$0.02$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2011$0.05$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.29 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.39 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20161$0.08$0.08$0.08
Q3 20163$0.07$0.11$0.09
Q4 20163$0.03$0.10$0.08
Q1 20174$0.01$0.09$0.05
Q2 20174$0.03$0.11$0.06
Q3 20173$0.04$0.14$0.09
Q4 20174$0.06$0.15$0.11
Q1 20181$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q2 20181$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q3 20181$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q4 20181$0.11$0.11$0.11
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX)
Annual Dividend:$0.12
Dividend Yield:1.62%
Payout Ratio:37.50% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
41.38% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
30.77% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/27/2016Annual$0.127/20/20167/22/20168/3/2016
5/11/2015$0.306/24/20156/26/20157/8/2015
6/26/2014annual$0.274%7/9/20147/11/20147/23/2014
7/1/2013annual$0.254.5%7/17/20137/19/20137/31/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX)
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 38.30%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/10/2016Eileen CampbellInsiderSell1,865$31.29$58,355.85
3/8/2016Mark WeltonInsiderSell5,039$31.29$157,670.31
2/1/2016Robert D ListerInsiderSell11,750$30.80$361,841.25
1/4/2016Robert D ListerInsiderSell11,750$34.05$400,087.50
12/17/2015Mark WeltonInsiderSell15,000$39.08$586,240.50
12/16/2015Richard L GelfondDirectorSell33,334$39.58$1,319,209.72
12/15/2015Richard L GelfondDirectorSell33,333$39.03$1,301,096.99
12/1/2015Robert D ListerInsiderSell11,750$38.18$448,620.88
11/13/2015Kevin DouglasInsiderSell100,000$37.69$3,768,840.00
11/12/2015Kevin DouglasInsiderSell150,000$39.05$5,857,620.00
11/11/2015Kevin DouglasInsiderSell100,000$39.42$3,941,600.00
11/11/2015Richard L GelfondDirectorSell33,334$39.42$1,313,896.28
11/10/2015Richard L GelfondDirectorSell33,333$39.27$1,309,073.58
11/5/2015Brian BonnickInsiderSell76,900$38.68$2,974,868.81
11/3/2015Bradley J WechslerDirectorSell7,500$38.91$291,836.25
11/2/2015Mark WeltonInsiderSell25,000$38.55$963,820.00
10/30/2015Carrie Lindzon-JacobsInsiderSell3,537$38.67$136,775.79
10/1/2015Robert D ListerInsiderSell11,750$32.77$384,989.93
9/2/2015Richard L GelfondDirectorSell8,382$30.35$254,393.70
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX)
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News IconTraders Revving Their Engines on Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX), Reaches Most Active List - Winfield Review (NASDAQ:HIMX)
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rivesjournal.com - February 22 at 12:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHimax Technologies, Inc. to Attend Nomura Asia Tech Tour in Taipei on March 8th, 2017 - Yahoo Finance (NASDAQ:HIMX)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 12:53 PM
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www.capitalcube.com - February 22 at 12:53 PM
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feeds.benzinga.com - February 22 at 5:22 AM
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News IconHimax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) Daily Sentiment Score At 0.329 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:HIMX)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 18 at 5:10 PM
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News IconHimax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) Quarterly EPS At $0.09 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:HIMX)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 17 at 8:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHimax Technologies, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results; Provides First Quarter 2017 ... - Yahoo Finance (NASDAQ:HIMX)
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rttnews.com logoHimax Technologies Inc. Reports 26% Fall In Q4 Earnings (NASDAQ:HIMX)
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us.rd.yahoo.com logoHimax Technologies, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results; Provides First Quarter 2017 Guidance (NASDAQ:HIMX)
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us.rd.yahoo.com logo5:16 am Himax Tech misses by $0.01, reports revs in-line; guides Q1 revs below consensus (NASDAQ:HIMX)
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sg.finance.yahoo.com logoHimax misses 4Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:HIMX)
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biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Himax Technologies Inc Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied (NASDAQ:HIMX)
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biz.yahoo.com logoHimax Technologies Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 8:00 am ET today (NASDAQ:HIMX)
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benzinga.com logoHimax Technologies Higher For Third Day In A Row (NASDAQ:HIMX)
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News IconHimax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) Target Price At $8.587 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:HIMX)
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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 declared an annual dividend on Monday, June 27th. Investors of record on Friday, July 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, August 3rd. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 20th.

Where is Himax Technologies' stock going? Where will Himax Technologies' stock price be in 2017?

14 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Himax Technologies' stock. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $13.50. On average, they expect Himax Technologies' share price to reach $8.15 in the next twelve months.

When will Himax Technologies announce their earnings?

Himax Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May, 10th 2017.

What are analysts saying about Himax Technologies stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Himax Technologies stock:

  • According to Zacks Investment Research, "Himax Technologies, Inc. designs, develops and markets semiconductors that are critical components of flat panel displays. The Company's principal products are display drivers for large-sized TFT-LCD panels, which are used in desktop monitors, notebook computers and televisions, and display drivers for small- and medium-sized TFT-LCD panels, which are used in mobile handsets and consumer electronics products such as digital cameras, mobile gaming devices and car navigation displays. In addition, the Company is expanding its product offering to include LCD TV chipset solutions and LCOS microdisplays. " (2/20/2017)

  • Robert W. Baird analysts commented, "Challenges for 2017 include the start of a driver IC integration trend in the China large panel supply chain, lack of AR-related revenue and resulting higher opex profile, and TDDI ramp delays. However, new to this call was an incrementally bullish outlook on 3D sensing opportunities starting this second half with customer engagements including in the China smartphone supply chain, and a corresponding ramp in WLO capacity. Given the pushout of previously advertised ramps, we remain on the sidelines for now." (2/16/2017)

Who owns Himax Technologies stock?

Himax Technologies' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (3.41%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (1.57%), Two Sigma Investments LP (0.70%), Oxford Asset Management (0.12%), Pacad Investment Ltd. (0.11%) and State Street Corp (0.07%). Company insiders that own Himax Technologies stock include Bradley J Wechsler, Brian Bonnick, Carrie Lindzon-Jacobs, Eileen Campbell, Greg Foster, Kevin Douglas, Mark Welton, Richard L Gelfond and Robert D Lister.

Who sold Himax Technologies stock? Who is selling Himax Technologies stock?

Himax Technologies' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., Tudor Investment Corp Et Al and Bayesian Capital Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Himax Technologies stock in the last year include Eileen Campbell and Mark Welton.

Who bought Himax Technologies stock? Who is buying Himax Technologies stock?

Himax Technologies' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Pacad Investment Ltd., Trexquant Investment LP, Oxford Asset Management, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd and State Street Corp.

How do I buy Himax Technologies stock?

Shares of Himax Technologies can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Himax Technologies stock cost?

One share of Himax Technologies stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.41.

Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) Chart for Wednesday, February, 22, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff