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

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$6.00 -0.28 (-4.46 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 02:24 PM ET)
Previous Close$6.28
Today's Range$5.94 - $6.28
52-Week Range$5.70 - $13.95
Volume101,960 shs
Average Volume1.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.07 billion
P/E Ratio37.91
Dividend Yield1.45%
Himax Technologies logoHimax 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. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Tainan City, Taiwan.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Semiconductors & related devices
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.79
Quick Ratio1.37


Trailing P/E Ratio37.91
Forward P/E Ratio-600.00
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$685.17 million
Price / Sales1.51
Cash Flow$0.2532 per share
Price / Cash23.70
Book Value$2.64 per share
Price / Book2.27


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.16
Net Income$27.96 million
Net Margins3.66%
Return on Equity6.12%
Return on Assets3.45%


Outstanding Shares172,100,000
Market Cap$1.07 billion

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 declared an annual dividend on Tuesday, June 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 19th will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share on Tuesday, July 31st. This represents a 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) announced its earnings results on Thursday, August, 9th. The semiconductor company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.01. The semiconductor company earned $181.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $181.78 million. Himax Technologies had a net margin of 3.66% and a return on equity of 6.12%. The firm's revenue was up 19.6% on a year-over-year basis. View Himax Technologies' Earnings History.

When is Himax Technologies' next earnings date?

Himax Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Himax Technologies.

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

Himax Technologies updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.02 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.03.

What price target have analysts set for HIMX?

12 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Himax Technologies' shares. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Himax Technologies' share price to reach $10.10 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 68.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Himax Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Himax Technologies?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Himax Technologies in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Himax Technologies.

Are investors shorting Himax Technologies?

Himax Technologies saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 24,616,074 shares, an increase of 8.6% from the August 15th total of 22,667,457 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,621,133 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 15.2 days. Currently, 14.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Himax Technologies' Current Options Chain.

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 60)
  • Mr. Jordan Wu, Founder, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Norman Hung, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 60)
  • Ms. Jacqueline Chang, Chief Financial Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. David Lyou, Exec. VP of Design & Engineering Center / Bus. Center III

Has Himax Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about HIMX stock has trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Himax Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Himax Technologies.

Who are Himax Technologies' major shareholders?

Himax Technologies' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include OppenheimerFunds Inc. (0.52%), SG Capital Management LLC (0.48%), Pendal Group Ltd (0.37%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.32%), Point72 Asset Management L.P. (0.30%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.20%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Himax Technologies.

Which institutional investors are selling Himax Technologies stock?

HIMX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, California Public Employees Retirement System, OppenheimerFunds Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC and Cascade Investment Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Himax Technologies.

Which institutional investors are buying Himax Technologies stock?

HIMX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Capital Management LLC, Pendal Group Ltd, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Bank of America Corp DE, Millennium Management LLC, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., WESPAC Advisors SoCal LLC and Engineers Gate Manager LP. 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 $6.01.

How big of a company is Himax Technologies?

Himax Technologies has a market capitalization of $1.07 billion 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.

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:  446 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  446 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  892
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 9/21/2018 by Staff

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