Tower Semiconductor Company Profile (NASDAQ:TSEM)

About Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM)

Tower Semiconductor logoTower Semiconductor Ltd. operates as an independent semiconductor foundry focused primarily on specialty process technologies. The Company focuses on producing integrated circuits (ICs) based on the design specifications of its customers. The Company manufactures semiconductors for its customers primarily based on third-party designs. It offers process manufacture geometries of 0.35, 0.50, 0.55, 0.60, 0.80-micron and above on 150 millimeter wafers, 0.35, 0.18. 0.16, 0.13 and 0.11-micron on 200 millimeter wafers, and 65 nanometer and 45 nanometer on 300 millimeter wafers. It also provides design support and technical services. The Company's ICs are incorporated into a range of products in markets, including consumer electronics, personal computers, communications, automotive, industrial and medical device products. The Company has manufacturing facilities in the United States, Israel and Japan.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:TSEM
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.39 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 93,900,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $22.97
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $21.20
  • 52 Week Range: $11.25 - $25.89
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.67
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.80
  • P/E Growth: 0.84
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.3 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.84
  • Book Value: $7.94 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.21
  • EBIDTA: $392.82 million
  • Net Margins: 16.32%
  • Return on Equity: 29.27%
  • Return on Assets: 12.96%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.52%
  • Current Ratio: 2.62%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.06%
  • Average Volume: 605,175 shs.
  • Beta: 1.04
  • Short Ratio: 4.91

Frequently Asked Questions for Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM)

What is Tower Semiconductor's stock symbol?

Tower Semiconductor trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "TSEM."

How were Tower Semiconductor's earnings last quarter?

Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSEM) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $330.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $330 million. Tower Semiconductor had a net margin of 16.32% and a return on equity of 29.27%. Tower Semiconductor's revenue for the quarter was up 18.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.34 earnings per share. View Tower Semiconductor's Earnings History.

Where is Tower Semiconductor's stock going? Where will Tower Semiconductor's stock price be in 2017?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Tower Semiconductor's shares. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $35.00. On average, they anticipate Tower Semiconductor's share price to reach $31.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Tower Semiconductor.

Are investors shorting Tower Semiconductor?

Tower Semiconductor saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 13th, there was short interest totalling 3,278,670 shares, a drop of 0.2% from the March 31st total of 3,286,697 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 505,085 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.5 days.

Who are some of Tower Semiconductor's key competitors?

Who owns Tower Semiconductor stock?

Tower Semiconductor's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wellington Management Group LLP (4.79%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.26%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.70%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.66%), Vanguard Group Inc. (1.62%) and Hodges Capital Management Inc. (1.24%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Tower Semiconductor.

Who sold Tower Semiconductor stock? Who is selling Tower Semiconductor stock?

Tower Semiconductor's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Ameriprise Financial Inc., RK Capital Management LLC, UBS Group AG, Morgan Stanley, Tygh Capital Management Inc., Robertson Opportunity Capital LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Tower Semiconductor.

Who bought Tower Semiconductor stock? Who is buying Tower Semiconductor stock?

Tower Semiconductor's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Bank Hapoalim BM, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Jane Street Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Tower Semiconductor.

How do I buy Tower Semiconductor stock?

Shares of Tower Semiconductor can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Tower Semiconductor stock cost?

One share of Tower Semiconductor stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.49.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Strong Buy (Score: 3.50)
Consensus Price Target: $31.50 (23.58% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/9/2017Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingStrong-Buy$30.00 -> $35.00HighView Rating Details
1/5/2017Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$28.00N/AView Rating Details
2/25/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
11/23/2015Chardan CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$23.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
6/20/2015Ascendiant Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$28.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM)
Earnings by Quarter for Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM)
Earnings History by Quarter for Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/8/20173/31/2017$0.47$0.49$330.00 million$330.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2017Q416$0.48$0.52$339.90 million$340.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/15/2016Q316$0.41$0.58$325.00 million$326.21 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.35$0.45$300.00 million$305.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.63$0.88$252.70 million$255.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/11/2015Q315$0.57$0.62$243.80 million$244.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.53$0.69$234.70 million$236.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/13/2015Q115$0.51$0.78$225.20 million$226.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2015Q414$0.58$0.81$235.45 million$235.29 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2014Q3 14$0.33$0.58$226.20 million$226.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q214$0.42$0.62$228.80 million$234.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/15/2014Q114$0.30$0.81$133.25 million$132.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413$0.17($0.62)$126.20 million$134.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013$0.48$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013$0.36$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013($0.16)$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/17/2012($0.02)$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.10($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/15/2011$0.15$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.12$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/17/2011($0.02)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2011$0.14$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.05
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.45
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.46$0.48$0.47
Q2 20172$0.49$0.51$0.50
Q3 20172$0.50$0.55$0.53
Q4 20172$0.52$0.59$0.56
Q1 20181$0.56$0.56$0.56
Q2 20181$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q3 20181$0.64$0.64$0.64
Q4 20181$0.65$0.65$0.65
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM)
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Headline Trends for Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM)
Latest Headlines for Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM)
DateHeadline logoPost Earnings Coverage as Tower Semiconductor's Q1 Results Outperformed Expectations - May 23 at 8:41 AM logoETFs with exposure to Tower Semiconductor Ltd. : May 18, 2017 - May 19 at 1:21 PM logoTower Semiconductor Ltd. :TSEM-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 17, 2017 - May 17 at 12:35 PM logoTower Semiconductor Ltd. (TSEM) Upgraded at TheStreet - May 13 at 3:58 PM logo Analysts Anticipate Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (TSEM) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $344.95 Million - May 12 at 1:52 PM logoTower Semiconductor Ltd. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:TSEM) : May 11, 2017 - May 12 at 2:44 AM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (TSEM) Decreased by Analyst - May 11 at 10:36 AM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Tower Semiconductor Ltd. Cut by Craig Hallum (TSEM) - May 11 at 7:34 AM logoQ1 2018 EPS Estimates for Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (TSEM) Cut by Analyst - May 10 at 12:59 PM logoQ2 2017 Earnings Forecast for Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (TSEM) Issued By Zacks Investment Research - May 10 at 7:52 AM logoTSEM: Q2 Earnings on Target; Company Guides Up on Q2 Revenues - May 9 at 7:49 PM logoTower Semiconductor Ltd.: Leads amongst peers with strong fundamentals - May 9 at 7:49 PM logoTowerJazz to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences in May 2017 - May 9 at 9:57 AM logoToday's Research Reports on Stocks to Watch: Tower Semiconductor and Qorvo - May 9 at 9:57 AM logoTower Semiconductor Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TSEM-US : May 9, 2017 - May 9 at 9:57 AM logoTower Semiconductor's (TSEM) "Strong-Buy" Rating Reiterated at Needham & Company LLC - May 9 at 8:14 AM logoTower Semiconductor's (TSEM) CEO Russell Ellwanger on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 8 at 7:51 PM logoTower Semiconductor Ltd. (TSEM) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.05 EPS - May 8 at 2:54 PM logoTowerJazz Reports First Quarter 2017 Results: Record Free Cash Flow Resulting from Strong Year over Year Growth in Revenue and Margins - May 8 at 9:42 AM logoTower Semiconductor posts 1Q profit - May 8 at 9:42 AM logoTower Semiconductor (TSEM) Getting Somewhat Critical News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - May 2 at 9:48 AM logoTower Semiconductor Ltd. (TSEM) Short Interest Down 0.2% in April - May 1 at 4:56 PM logoTower Semiconductor (TSEM) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.35 - April 29 at 5:03 PM logoTower Semiconductor (TSEM) Earns Media Impact Score of -0.12 - April 26 at 12:34 PM logoTower Semiconductor (TSEM) Given News Impact Rating of -0.12 - April 23 at 9:53 AM logoTower Semiconductor (TSEM) Getting Critical Press Coverage, Report Finds - April 20 at 8:49 AM logoTower Semiconductor Ltd. (TSEM) Cut to C at TheStreet - April 19 at 8:44 PM logo$0.47 EPS Expected for Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (TSEM) This Quarter - April 19 at 6:18 PM logoTowerJazz Announces First Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call - April 18 at 8:40 AM logoTower Semiconductor (TSEM) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 17 at 1:42 PM logoTowerJazz and Aisin Seiki Announce Mass Production of New Generation Automotive Body Products - April 12 at 12:24 PM logoTower Semiconductor Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TSEM-US : April 6, 2017 - April 7 at 1:07 PM logoTowerJazz Announces New Foundry Silicon Photonic (SiPho) Process Targeting Optical Transceiver Electronics Market - March 24 at 2:23 AM logoTowerJazz Announces H5: a Leading 300GHz SiGe Technology Optimized for 400GbE Communications - March 20 at 8:32 AM logoTower Semiconductor (TSEM) Presents At 29th Annual ROTH Conference 2017 - March 14 at 7:54 PM logoTowerJazz Expands Support for its Fast Growing Base of Chinese Customers with Leading SiGe BiCMOS Technologies for Wireless and Wireline Communication Systems - March 13 at 8:36 AM logoTowerJazz and Cavendish Kinetics Deliver High Volume RF MEMS with Unprecedented Reliability - February 28 at 11:23 AM logoTSEM: Q4 Results: TowerJazz Plays Out the Year With Record Revenues and Profits - February 16 at 8:13 PM logoTower Semiconductor Ltd. :TSEM-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 14, 2017 - February 16 at 8:13 PM logoTower Semiconductor (TSEM) PT Raised to $30 at Needham & Company on 'Record' 4Q Revenue - - February 14 at 6:39 AM logoTower Semiconductor Reaches January 2011 Levels After Q4 Beat - Benzinga - February 14 at 6:39 AM logoTower Semiconductor beats by $0.04, revenue in-line - February 13 at 4:33 AM logoAudio Pixels Integration Stage Update - January 27 at 6:23 AM logo5:35 pm Tower Semi: Audio Pixels fabrication partner Tower Semiconductor reached a 'critical milestone' with the initial delivery of half structure MEMS devices - January 27 at 6:23 AM logoTowerJazz Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results Conference Call - January 11 at 7:31 AM logo4 Stocks to Watch With Strong Technical Momentum - December 22 at 5:27 AM logoNeedham & Company restates Tower Semiconductor at Buy into 2017 - December 19 at 10:04 AM



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