NASDAQ:SLAB - Silicon Laboratories Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$86.04 -0.20 (-0.23 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 12:26 PM ET)
Previous Close$86.24
Today's Range$85.64 - $86.50
52-Week Range$73.13 - $110.70
Volume8,606 shs
Average Volume236,697 shs
Market Capitalization$3.70 billion
P/E Ratio36.60
Dividend YieldN/A
Silicon Laboratories Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) in the United States, China, and internationally. The company offers Internet of things products, such as 8-bit mixed-signal, 32-bit wireless, and ultra-low-power 32-bit microcontrollers; wireless connectivity devices, including multiprotocol wireless Gecko system-on-chip devices; real-time operating systems; sensor products comprising optical, relative humidity/temperature, and hall effect magnetic sensors. It also provides broadcast products, which include single-chip hybrid TV tuners and analog TV demodulators, as well as AM/FM, HD radio, and DAB/DAB+ receivers; and radio ICs. In addition, the company offers infrastructure products, such as timing devices; and multi-channel isolators, isolated drivers, isolated power converters, and mixed-signal devices. Further, it provides access products, including ProSLIC subscriber line interface circuits for VoIP; ISOmodem embedded modems; and Power over Ethernet power source equipment and powered device ICs. The company primarily markets its products to Internet of Things, Internet infrastructure, industrial automation, consumer, and automotive markets through direct sales force, as well as through a network of independent sales representatives and distributors. Silicon Laboratories Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SLAB


Current Ratio5.44
Quick Ratio4.91


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$768.87 million
Price / Sales4.83
Cash Flow$3.6504 per share
Price / Cash Flow23.57
Book Value$22.39 per share
Price / Book3.84


Net Income$47.09 million
Net Margins7.45%
Return on Assets7.98%


Market Cap$3.70 billion

Silicon Laboratories (NASDAQ:SLAB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Silicon Laboratories' stock symbol?

Silicon Laboratories trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SLAB."

How were Silicon Laboratories' earnings last quarter?

Silicon Laboratories (NASDAQ:SLAB) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The semiconductor company reported $1.01 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.98 by $0.03. The semiconductor company earned $230.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $227.36 million. Silicon Laboratories had a return on equity of 12.48% and a net margin of 7.45%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 15.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.90 EPS. View Silicon Laboratories' Earnings History.

When is Silicon Laboratories' next earnings date?

Silicon Laboratories is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Silicon Laboratories.

What guidance has Silicon Laboratories issued on next quarter's earnings?

Silicon Laboratories updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.91-0.97 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.97. The company issued revenue guidance of $221-227 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $231.43 million.Silicon Laboratories also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to $0.91-0.97 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for SLAB?

11 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Silicon Laboratories' stock. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $125.00. On average, they anticipate Silicon Laboratories' share price to reach $105.10 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Silicon Laboratories.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Silicon Laboratories?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Silicon Laboratories in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Silicon Laboratories.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Silicon Laboratories stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Silicon Laboratories stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Silicon Labs is a leading provider of silicon, software and solutions for the Internet of Things, Internet infrastructure, industrial automation, consumer and automotive markets. They solve the electronics industry's toughest problems, providing customers with significant advantages in performance, energy savings, connectivity and design simplicity. Backed by their world-class engineering teams with unsurpassed software and mixed-signal design expertise, Silicon Labs empowers developers with the tools and technologies they need to advance quickly and easily from initial idea to final product. " (1/17/2019)
  • 2. Needham & Company LLC analysts commented, "SLAB posted a strong beat and raise quarter (above seasonality, +2% Q/Q, a sigh of relief, given the recent declines in the SOX. As we previewed, we prefer semiconductor companies exposed to IoT and industrial end markets. With the acquisition of SIGM’s Zwave, SLAB now has a comprehensive IoT portfolio of BLE, ZigBee, mesh networking and sub-GHz connectivity technologies. In addition, SLAB has beefed up its position in the smart home and industrial IIoT (home security), accounting for 50% of sales. Meanwhile, the infrastructure segment grew 36% Y/Y, well above the 10% target, driven by adoption of digital isolators and rebound in timing due to stabilization in the optical. Reiterate Buy, $115 PT ." (4/26/2018)

Has Silicon Laboratories been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SLAB stock have been trending positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Silicon Laboratories earned a media sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Silicon Laboratories' key competitors?

Who are Silicon Laboratories' key executives?

Silicon Laboratories' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. G. Tyson Tuttle, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. John C. Hollister, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Dr. Sandeep P. Kumar Ph.D., Sr. VP of Worldwide Operations (Age 54)
  • Dr. Alessandro Piovaccari, Chief Technology Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Brandon Tolany, Sr. VP of Worldwide Sales & Marketing (Age 45)

Who are Silicon Laboratories' major shareholders?

Silicon Laboratories' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.47%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%), Virtu Financial LLC (0.01%), Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.01%) and First Hawaiian Bank (0.00%). Company insiders that own Silicon Laboratories stock include Alessandro Piovaccari, Brandon Tolany, George Tyson Tuttle, Jack R Lazar, John C Hollister, Navdeep S Sooch, Nina Richardson, Sandeep P Kumar, Sumit Sadana, William G Bock and William P Wood. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Silicon Laboratories.

Which major investors are selling Silicon Laboratories stock?

SLAB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Hawaiian Bank and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Silicon Laboratories company stock in the last year include Alessandro Piovaccari, Brandon Tolany, Jack R Lazar, John C Hollister, Nina Richardson, Sandeep P Kumar, Sumit Sadana, William G Bock and William P Wood. View Insider Buying and Selling for Silicon Laboratories.

Which major investors are buying Silicon Laboratories stock?

SLAB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC and Virtu Financial LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Silicon Laboratories.

How do I buy shares of Silicon Laboratories?

Shares of SLAB 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 Silicon Laboratories' stock price today?

One share of SLAB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $85.89.

How big of a company is Silicon Laboratories?

Silicon Laboratories has a market capitalization of $3.70 billion and generates $768.87 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $47.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.35 on an earnings per share basis. Silicon Laboratories employs 1,279 workers across the globe.

What is Silicon Laboratories' official website?

The official website for Silicon Laboratories is

How can I contact Silicon Laboratories?

Silicon Laboratories' mailing address is 400 WEST CESAR CHAVEZ, AUSTIN TX, 78701. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 512-416-8500 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Silicon Laboratories (NASDAQ SLAB)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  525 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  371 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  896
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Silicon Laboratories and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SLAB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SLAB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by Staff

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