NASDAQ:HIMX - Himax Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$7.81 +0.04 (+0.51 %)
(As of 06/21/2018 09:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$7.80
Today's Range$7.79 - $7.83
52-Week Range$5.97 - $13.95
Volume754 shs
Average Volume2.71 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.34 billion
P/E Ratio48.75
Dividend Yield2.96%
Himax 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

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.88
Quick Ratio1.44


Trailing P/E Ratio48.75
Forward P/E Ratio-781.00
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$685.17 million
Price / Sales1.96
Cash Flow$0.2641 per share
Price / Cash29.57
Book Value$2.64 per share
Price / Book2.96


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.16
Net Income$27.96 million
Net Margins3.43%
Return on Equity5.53%
Return on Assets3.16%


Outstanding Shares172,100,000

Himax (NASDAQ:HIMX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Himax's stock symbol?

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

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

Himax declared an annual dividend on Thursday, July 20th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 31st will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Monday, August 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 27th. This is a boost from Himax's previous annual dividend of $0.12. View Himax's Dividend History.

How were Himax's earnings last quarter?

Himax (NASDAQ:HIMX) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.01. The semiconductor company had revenue of $162.85 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $160.67 million. Himax had a return on equity of 5.53% and a net margin of 3.43%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.01 EPS. View Himax's Earnings History.

When is Himax's next earnings date?

Himax is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Himax.

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

Himax updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 10th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.00-0.01 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.01. The company issued revenue guidance of $177.47-185.6, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $176.77 million.

What price target have analysts set for HIMX?

14 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Himax's shares. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate Himax's share price to reach $10.4333 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Himax.

Are investors shorting Himax?

Himax saw a decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 23,868,564 shares, a decline of 6.1% from the April 30th total of 25,420,821 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,116,821 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 11.3 days. Currently, 13.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Himax's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Himax's key competitors?

Who are Himax's key executives?

Himax's 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, VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 60)
  • Ms. Jacqueline Chang, Chief Financial Officer (Age 58)

Has Himax been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about HIMX stock has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Himax earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.76 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are Himax's major shareholders?

Himax's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bloom Tree Partners LLC (1.39%), Hsbc Holdings PLC (0.58%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (0.54%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.29%), Guggenheim Capital LLC (0.11%) and Stifel Financial Corp (0.08%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Himax.

Which major investors are selling Himax stock?

HIMX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hsbc Holdings PLC, Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Himax.

Which major investors are buying Himax stock?

HIMX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bloom Tree Partners LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Guggenheim Capital LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Quadrature Capital Ltd and Stevens Capital Management LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Himax.

How do I buy shares of Himax?

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's stock price today?

One share of HIMX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.81.

How big of a company is Himax?

Himax has a market capitalization of $1.34 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 employs 2,190 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Himax?

Himax's 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 (HIMX)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  410 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  399 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  809
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Himax 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 6/21/2018 by Staff

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