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

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$7.57 -0.06 (-0.79 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$7.57
Today's Range$7.44 - $7.64
52-Week Range$5.97 - $13.95
Volume958,654 shs
Average Volume1.37 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.31 billion
P/E Ratio47.31
Dividend Yield1.18%
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Semiconductors & related devices
SectorComputer and Technology


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


Trailing P/E Ratio47.31
Forward P/E Ratio-757.00
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$685.17 million
Price / Sales1.90
Cash Flow$0.2603 per share
Price / Cash29.08
Book Value$2.64 per share
Price / Book2.87


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
Market Cap$1,313.15

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 Tuesday, June 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, July 19th will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share on Tuesday, July 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 18th. View Himax's Dividend History.

How were Himax's earnings last quarter?

Himax (NASDAQ:HIMX) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.01. The semiconductor company earned $162.85 million during 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 was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.01 earnings per share. 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 (EPS) 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?

12 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Himax's stock. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate Himax's stock price to reach $11.0182 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 45.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Himax.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Himax?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Himax in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Are investors shorting Himax?

Himax saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 24,525,792 shares, an increase of 4.3% from the June 15th total of 25,635,868 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,045,054 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 12.0 days. Currently, 14.3% of the shares of the company 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?

Press coverage about HIMX stock has trended positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Himax earned a daily sentiment score of 0.36 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.61 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Himax's major shareholders?

Himax's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include SG Capital Management LLC (0.48%) and Pendal Group Ltd (0.37%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Himax.

Which major investors are buying Himax stock?

HIMX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Capital Management LLC and Pendal Group Ltd. 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 $7.57.

How big of a company is Himax?

Himax has a market capitalization of $1.31 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 (NASDAQ HIMX)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  419 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  412 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  831
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 7/21/2018 by Staff

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