Exar Company Profile (NYSE:EXAR)

About Exar (NYSE:EXAR)

Exar logoExar Corporation (Exar) designs, develops and markets analog mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) and sub-system solutions. The Company's products are deployed in a range of applications, such as industrial, instrumentation and medical equipment, networking and telecommunication systems, servers, enterprise storage systems, flat panel displays, light emitting diode (LED) lighting solutions, set top boxes and digital video recorders. Exar's product portfolio includes connectivity, power management, high performance analog, communications, processors, flat panel display and LED lighting. The Company designs and develops amplifiers and data converters that support a range of signal path and conditioning needs of networking, industrial control and embedded applications. The Company markets its products to three primary markets, such as industrial and embedded systems, consumer and infrastructure.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductors
  • Symbol: NYSE:EXAR
  • CUSIP: 30064510
  • Web: https://www.exar.com/
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.99
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $11.71
  • 52 Week Range: $7.46 - $13.05
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.95
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Net Margins: 6.30%
  • Return on Equity: 2.37%
  • Return on Assets: 2.13%
  • Current Ratio: 9.66%
  • Quick Ratio: 8.80%
  • Average Volume: 405,645 shs.
  • Beta: 1.51

Frequently Asked Questions for Exar (NYSE:EXAR)

What is Exar's stock symbol?

Exar trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EXAR."

How were Exar's earnings last quarter?

Exar Co. (NYSE:EXAR) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.07 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $27.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $26.60 million. Exar had a return on equity of 2.37% and a net margin of 6.30%. The company's revenue was down 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.10 EPS. View Exar's Earnings History.

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

3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Exar's stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $13.00. On average, they expect Exar's share price to reach $13.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Exar.

What are analysts saying about Exar stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Exar stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Exar Corporation designs, develops and markets analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for use in communications and video and imaging products. The company's target markets are ones in which the company believes its design and process expertise, combined with its knowledge of particular system application requirements, enables the company to deliver products that provide effective solutions to customer needs. The company also produces digital integrated circuits used in communications products, as well as general purpose analog integrated circuits. " (4/3/2017)
  • 2. Cowen and Company analysts commented, "We are raising our estimates (introducing CY19) and target to $13 as we have greater conviction that EXAR can achieve its financial model with OpM the largest lever as revenues grow low teens through CY19. While valuation at $13 is full, see potential for upside from ~$225MM dry powder used for substantial capital return, and high exposure to industrial/auto could be complementary to an acquirer." (2/13/2017)

Who are some of Exar's key competitors?

Who are Exar's key executives?

Exar's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Gary S. Meyers, Chairman of the Board
  • Ryan A. Benton, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Keith Alan Tainsky, Chief Financial Officer
  • James Lougheed, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing
  • Dimitry Goder, Senior Vice President of Research and Development
  • Hung P. Le, Senior Vice President - IC Engineering
  • Sherry Lin, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller
  • Robert Pfister, Vice President, EMEA Sales
  • Diane Hill, Vice President - Human Resources
  • John Hartley, Division Vice President - Data Compression & Security (DCS) Sales and IP Monetization

Who owns Exar stock?

Exar's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Alpine Associates Management Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Exar stock include Brian Hilton, Daniel Wark, James Lougheed, Pierre G Guilbault and Ryan A Benton. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Exar.

How do I buy Exar stock?

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

What is Exar's stock price today?

One share of Exar stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.99.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Exar (NYSE EXAR)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  174 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  187 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  361
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Exar (NYSE:EXAR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $13.00 (0.08% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Exar (NYSE:EXAR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/19/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$13.00LowView Rating Details
3/30/2017Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$12.00 -> $13.00LowView Rating Details
2/13/2017Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetBuy$11.00 -> $13.00N/AView Rating Details
11/13/2015BB&T Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweight$74.50N/AView Rating Details
11/10/2015Roth CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$8.00 -> $10.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Exar (NYSE:EXAR)
Earnings by Quarter for Exar (NYSE:EXAR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Exar (NYSE EXAR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/1/2017Q317$0.07$0.07$27.08 million$27.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q217$0.08$0.05$27.73 million$27.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q117$0.07$0.08$26.60 million$27.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/11/2016Q416$0.09$0.08$38.38 million$36.78 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q316$0.07$0.07$37.34 million$37.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q216$0.06$0.06$37.98 million$37.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q116$0.11$0.10$41.80 million$40.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2015Q415$0.11$0.11$45.90 million$43.86 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q315$0.06$0.06$44.10 million$44.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q215$0.05$0.05$43.20 million$43.32 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q115$0.02$0.02$29.60 million$32.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2014Q414($0.05)$0.01$28.50 million$28.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q314$0.07$0.04$32.14 million$30.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q214$0.11$0.10$34.65 million$34.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q1 2014$0.08$0.10$32.13 million$32.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q4 2013$0.09$0.10$31.62 million$31.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q3 2013$0.07$0.09$31.42 million$31.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2012Q312$0.04$0.06$30.19 million$30.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.02$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012($0.09)($0.10)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012($0.04)($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$0.04$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011($0.11)($0.10)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2011($0.03)($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Exar (NYSE:EXAR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.45 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.62 EPS


Dividend History for Exar (NYSE:EXAR)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Exar (NYSE:EXAR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.53%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 78.84%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Exar (NYSE:EXAR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Exar (NYSE:EXAR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Exar (NYSE:EXAR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/15/2016Pierre G GuilbaultDirectorSell6,500$9.76$63,440.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Daniel WarkVPSell1,537$9.01$13,848.37View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016James LougheedVPBuy3,400$8.81$29,954.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016James LougheedVPBuy4,230$8.23$34,812.90View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016James LougheedVPSell16,446$8.40$138,146.40View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016Ryan A BentonCFOBuy5,000$8.40$42,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Brian HiltonDirectorSell7,000$8.32$58,240.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Brian HiltonDirectorSell5,000$6.12$30,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Richard L LezaDirectorSell8,500$11.06$94,010.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2015Ning ChangVPSell18,198$5.97$108,642.06View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Shuen-Chin ChangInsiderSell12,970$10.93$141,762.10View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Ning ChangVPSell21,372$10.61$226,756.92View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Brian HiltonDirectorSell5,000$10.54$52,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Pierre G GuilbaultDirectorSell7,000$9.65$67,550.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Parviz GhaffaripourSVPSell2,071$8.69$17,996.99View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Parviz GhaffaripourSVPSell4,136$9.39$38,837.04View SEC Filing  
9/9/2014Parviz GhaffaripourSVPSell864$9.80$8,467.20View SEC Filing  
9/9/2014Ryan A BentonCFOBuy7,500$9.73$72,975.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Soros Fund Management LlcMajor ShareholderSell74,992$10.99$824,162.08View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Soros Fund Management LlcMajor ShareholderSell64,165$10.96$703,248.40View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Soros Fund Management Llcmajor shareholderSell4,922$10.93$53,797.46View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Soros Fund Management Llcmajor shareholderSell74,277$11.06$821,503.62View SEC Filing  
4/24/2014Soros Fund Management Llcmajor shareholderSell26,577$11.23$298,459.71View SEC Filing  
1/22/2014Soros Fund Management Llcmajor shareholderSell985,708$12.14$11,966,495.12View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Jiebing WangVPSell8,700$12.00$104,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Carlos LaberSVPSell1,006$12.28$12,353.68View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013Pierre G GuilbaultDirectorSell9,000$12.35$111,150.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Richard L LezaDirectorSell8,750$13.68$119,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Thomas R MelendrezGeneral CounselSell4,000$13.12$52,480.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Soros Fund Management LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,100$12.91$14,201.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Soros Fund Management LlcMajor ShareholderSell132,489$12.85$1,702,483.65View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Soros Fund Management LlcMajor ShareholderSell26,561$12.50$332,012.50View SEC Filing  
7/19/2013Soros Fund Management LlcMajor ShareholderSell147,293$12.50$1,841,162.50View SEC Filing  
6/18/2013Soros Fund Management LlcMajor ShareholderSell35,878$11.56$414,749.68View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Soros Fund Management LlcMajor ShareholderSell4,104$11.54$47,360.16View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Soros Fund Management LlcMajor ShareholderSell69,105$11.52$796,089.60View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Richard L LezaDirectorSell9,000$11.39$102,510.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Exar (NYSE:EXAR)
Latest Headlines for Exar (NYSE:EXAR)
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www.americanbankingnews.com - June 20 at 6:50 PM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - June 4 at 7:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoExar's (EXAR) "Neutral" Rating Reaffirmed at B. Riley
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 4:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in Exar Co. (EXAR) Declines By 61.2%
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 7:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoB. Riley Reaffirms Neutral Rating for Exar Co. (EXAR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 10:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect Exar Co. (EXAR) to Announce $0.04 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 7:36 AM
marketbeat.com logoExar beats 4Q profit forecasts
marketbeat.com - May 9 at 7:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoExar Corporation Announces Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 5:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Very Likely to Affect Exar (EXAR) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 8:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Exar Corporation -EXAR
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 12:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Negative Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Exar (EXAR) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 3:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoExar Corporation Announces Timing of the Release of Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results for May 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 11:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoExar (EXAR) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 9:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAct Now - Shareholder Alert: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Exar Corporation - EXAR
finance.yahoo.com - April 23 at 5:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Exar Co. (EXAR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $27.7 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 9:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoExar (EXAR) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of -0.09
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 1:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER UPDATE: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Exar Corporation - EXAR
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 10:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExar (EXAR) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 9:09 PM
fool.com logoHow Exar Corp. Stock Rose 24% in March
www.fool.com - April 4 at 7:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExar's (EXAR) "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at B. Riley
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 1:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExar Co. (EXAR) Cut to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 11:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Exar Corporation - EXAR
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 10:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExar Co. (EXAR) Earns "Buy" Rating from B. Riley
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 4:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoINVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Into Whether the Sale of Exar Corporation to MaxLinear, Inc. for $13 Per Share is Fair to Shareholders -- EXAR
finance.yahoo.com - March 31 at 5:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEXAR CORPORATION SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe Investigates Sale to MaxLinear, Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - March 31 at 5:11 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExar Co. (EXAR) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 10:14 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoExar downgraded by Stifel
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 31 at 3:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoExar Co. (EXAR) Downgraded to Hold at Stifel Nicolaus
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 9:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoExar Corp (EXAR) Shows Strength: Stock Adds 22.3% in Session
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 5:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Commences An Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of Exar Corporation And Encourages Investors To Contact The Firm For Additional Information
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 5:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExar Co. (EXAR) Rating Reiterated by B. Riley
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 9:07 AM
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www.theglobeandmail.com - March 29 at 10:38 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoEXAR CORPORATION SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Buyout
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 29 at 5:36 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoMaxLinear Notches New High On Exar Acquisition Announcement
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 29 at 5:36 PM
fool.com logoWhy Shares of Exar Corp. Jumped Today
www.fool.com - March 29 at 1:04 PM
capitalcube.com logoExar Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : EXAR-US : March 29, 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 29 at 11:28 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoEXAR CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhi
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 29 at 11:28 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoEXAR ALERT: J&W Launches an Investigation into the Fairness of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Exar Corporation; Is $13 a Fair Price?
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 29 at 11:28 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Into Whether the Sale of Exar Corporation to MaxLinear, Inc. for $13 Per Share is Fair to Shareholders -- EXAR
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 29 at 11:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoExar Co. (EXAR) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 8:21 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - March 17 at 5:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExar Co. (EXAR) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 7:45 PM
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www.bizjournals.com - February 22 at 5:22 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoEXAR CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of EXAR earnings conference call or presentation 1-Feb-17 9:45pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 5:38 PM



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