NASDAQ:MPWR - Monolithic Power Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$118.62 -2.63 (-2.17 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$121.25
Today's Range$118.38 - $122.14
52-Week Range$101.99 - $152.21
Volume223,500 shs
Average Volume291,690 shs
Market Capitalization$5.14 billion
P/E Ratio51.38
Dividend Yield0.99%
Beta1.51
Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. designs, develops, and markets integrated power semiconductor solutions and power delivery architectures for consumer, computing and storage, industrial, automotive, and communications markets. It offers direct current (DC) to DC integrated circuits (ICs) that are used to convert and control voltages of various electronic systems, such as portable electronic devices, wireless LAN access points, computers, monitors, automobiles, and medical equipment. The company also provides lighting control ICs for backlighting that are used in systems, which provide the light source for LCD panels in notebook computers, monitors, car navigation systems, and televisions, as well as for general illumination applications. In addition, it offers alternating current (AC)/DC offline solutions for lighting illumination applications; and AC/DC power conversion solutions for various end products that plug into a wall outlet. The company sells its products through third-party distributors and value-added resellers, as well as directly to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and electronic manufacturing service providers in China, Taiwan, Europe, Korea, Southeast Asia, Japan, the United States, and internationally. Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustrySemiconductors
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MPWR
Previous Symbol
CUSIP60983910
Phone425-296-9956

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio6.52
Quick Ratio4.92

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio51.38
Forward P/E Ratio48.22
P/E Growth1.97

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$470.93 million
Price / Sales10.68
Cash Flow$2.3231 per share
Price / Cash Flow51.06
Book Value$12.57 per share
Price / Book9.44

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.85
Net Income$65.20 million
Net Margins16.07%
Return on Equity18.51%
Return on Assets14.82%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,500
Outstanding Shares42,410,000
Market Cap$5.14 billion
OptionableOptionable

Monolithic Power Systems (NASDAQ:MPWR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Monolithic Power Systems' stock symbol?

Monolithic Power Systems trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MPWR."

How often does Monolithic Power Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Monolithic Power Systems?

Monolithic Power Systems announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 14th. Investors of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, October 12th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th. View Monolithic Power Systems' Dividend History.

How were Monolithic Power Systems' earnings last quarter?

Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The semiconductor company reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.73. The semiconductor company had revenue of $159.98 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $158.59 million. Monolithic Power Systems had a return on equity of 18.51% and a net margin of 16.07%. View Monolithic Power Systems' Earnings History.

When is Monolithic Power Systems' next earnings date?

Monolithic Power Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Monolithic Power Systems.

What price target have analysts set for MPWR?

7 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Monolithic Power Systems' stock. Their predictions range from $140.00 to $165.00. On average, they anticipate Monolithic Power Systems' share price to reach $153.5714 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Monolithic Power Systems.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Monolithic Power Systems?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Monolithic Power Systems in the last year. There are currently 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Monolithic Power Systems.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Monolithic Power Systems stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Monolithic Power Systems stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Monolithic designs, develops and markets high-performance power solutions. The company generates majority of revenues from a limited number of customers. Customer concentration lowers the company’s ability to hike price, which is a major concern. Further, intensifying competition from peers is expected to keep profitability under pressure in the near-term. Moreover, lack of geographic diversity in terms of end-customers is a significant headwind. However, robust demand in high-end consumer markets, including the likes of IoT based products, lighting and home appliances, is growth drivers. Higher dollar content in new servers based on Purley platform is expected to drive top-line growth. Notably, the stock has outperformed the industry in the past one year." (10/8/2018)
  • 2. Needham & Company LLC analysts commented, "We attended MPS’ analyst day yesterday at which management provided an upbeat outlook for its future growth drivers and tightened 2Q18 guidance to the upper-end of the previous range. Should the company hit management’s long term target revenue growth (20%+) and operating model, revenue and NG OM could reach $1bn and 36%, respectively, by 2021. The presentations highlighted the growth opportunities in its compute power and battery management solutions as well as significant growth in the Automotive segment. Management also provided details on its prospects with its e.Motion controllers and e-commerce platform. We are incrementally more positive on MPS and reiterate our Buy rating and $150 PT . We have modestly increased our forward estimates." (6/8/2018)

Has Monolithic Power Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MPWR stock have trended somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Monolithic Power Systems earned a news impact score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Monolithic Power Systems' key competitors?

Who are Monolithic Power Systems' key executives?

Monolithic Power Systems' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael R. Hsing, Founder, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Bernie Blegen, VP & CFO (Age 60)
  • Ms. Saria Tseng, VP of Strategic Corp. Devel., Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 47)
  • Mr. Maurice Sciammas, Sr. VP of Worldwide Sales & Marketing (Age 58)
  • Mr. Deming Xiao, Pres of Asia Operations (Age 55)

Who are Monolithic Power Systems' major shareholders?

Monolithic Power Systems' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.90%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.38%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.38%), Franklin Resources Inc. (5.15%), FMR LLC (3.27%) and Wasatch Advisors Inc. (2.78%). Company insiders that own Monolithic Power Systems stock include Deming Xiao, James C Moyer, Maurice Sciammas, Michael Hsing, Saria Tseng and Theodore Blegen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Monolithic Power Systems.

Which major investors are selling Monolithic Power Systems stock?

MPWR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Victory Capital Management Inc., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, American Century Companies Inc. and Emerald Advisers Inc. PA. Company insiders that have sold Monolithic Power Systems company stock in the last year include Deming Xiao, James C Moyer, Maurice Sciammas, Michael Hsing, Saria Tseng and Theodore Blegen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Monolithic Power Systems.

Which major investors are buying Monolithic Power Systems stock?

MPWR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Jennison Associates LLC and Wasatch Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Monolithic Power Systems.

How do I buy shares of Monolithic Power Systems?

Shares of MPWR 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 Monolithic Power Systems' stock price today?

One share of MPWR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $118.62.

How big of a company is Monolithic Power Systems?

Monolithic Power Systems has a market capitalization of $5.24 billion and generates $470.93 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $65.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.85 on an earnings per share basis. Monolithic Power Systems employs 1,500 workers across the globe.

What is Monolithic Power Systems' official website?

The official website for Monolithic Power Systems is http://www.monolithicpower.com.

How can I contact Monolithic Power Systems?

Monolithic Power Systems' mailing address is 4040 LAKE WASHINGTON BLVD. NE SUITE 201, KIRKLAND WA, 98033. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 425-296-9956 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Monolithic Power Systems (NASDAQ MPWR)

Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  487 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  252 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  739
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Monolithic Power Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MPWR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MPWR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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