NYSE:UMC - United Microelectronics Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$2.73 +0.02 (+0.74 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 03:28 PM ET)
Previous Close$2.73
Today's Range$2.6950 - $2.7350
52-Week Range$2.27 - $3.14
Volume918,193 shs
Average Volume1.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.89 billion
P/E Ratio16.59
Dividend Yield3.04%
United Microelectronics logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation provides semiconductor wafer foundry solutions. The company operates through Wafer Fabrication and New Business segments. It provides circuit design, mask tooling, wafer fabrication, and assembly and testing services. The company also engages in the research, development, and manufacture of products in the solar energy and light-emitting diode industries. It serves fabless design companies, and integrated device manufacturers. The company operates primarily in Taiwan, Singapore, China, Japan, Europe, and the United States. United Microelectronics Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Hsinchu City, Taiwan.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Semiconductors & related devices
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.24
Current Ratio1.88
Quick Ratio1.64


Trailing P/E Ratio16.59
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.01 billion
Price / Sales1.33
Cash Flow$0.8174 per share
Price / Cash3.34
Book Value$2.89 per share
Price / Book0.94


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$326.47 million
Net Margins8.16%
Return on Equity5.72%
Return on Assets3.15%


Outstanding Shares2,444,860,000
Market Cap$6.89 billion

United Microelectronics (NYSE:UMC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is United Microelectronics' stock symbol?

United Microelectronics trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UMC."

How often does United Microelectronics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for United Microelectronics?

United Microelectronics declared an annual dividend on Friday, June 22nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 10th will be given a dividend of $0.1179 per share on Tuesday, August 7th. This represents a yield of 4%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 9th. This is an increase from United Microelectronics's previous annual dividend of $0.08. View United Microelectronics' Dividend History.

How were United Microelectronics' earnings last quarter?

United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 25th. The semiconductor company reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.02 by $0.03. The semiconductor company earned $38.85 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $40.93 billion. United Microelectronics had a net margin of 8.16% and a return on equity of 5.72%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.03 EPS. View United Microelectronics' Earnings History.

When is United Microelectronics' next earnings date?

United Microelectronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for United Microelectronics.

What price target have analysts set for UMC?

5 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for United Microelectronics' shares. Their predictions range from $2.60 to $2.60. On average, they expect United Microelectronics' stock price to reach $2.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for United Microelectronics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for United Microelectronics?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Microelectronics in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for United Microelectronics.

Are investors shorting United Microelectronics?

United Microelectronics saw a decline in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,326,938 shares, a decline of 53.5% from the July 13th total of 2,853,016 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,366,782 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.6 days. View United Microelectronics' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of United Microelectronics' key competitors?

Who are United Microelectronics' key executives?

United Microelectronics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jia Cong Hung, Chairman, Chief Strategy Officer & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Jason S. Wang, Co-Pres & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Shan-Chieh Chien, Co-Pres & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Qi Dong Liu, Director, CFO & VP (Age 52)
  • Mr. Wen-Yang Chen, Chief Operating Officer (Age 65)

Has United Microelectronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about UMC stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. United Microelectronics earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.87 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for United Microelectronics.

Who are United Microelectronics' major shareholders?

United Microelectronics' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.73%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.73%), FMR LLC (0.58%), Aperio Group LLC (0.44%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.10%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.09%).

Which major investors are selling United Microelectronics stock?

UMC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., FMR LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, Bessemer Group Inc. and World Asset Management Inc.

Which major investors are buying United Microelectronics stock?

UMC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Aperio Group LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Bank of Montreal Can, Jane Street Group LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC and Wetherby Asset Management Inc..

How do I buy shares of United Microelectronics?

Shares of UMC 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 United Microelectronics' stock price today?

One share of UMC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.73.

How big of a company is United Microelectronics?

United Microelectronics has a market capitalization of $6.89 billion and generates $5.01 billion in revenue each year. United Microelectronics employs 19,539 workers across the globe.

How can I contact United Microelectronics?

United Microelectronics' mailing address is No. 3 Li-Hsin Road II Hsinchu Science Park, Hsinchu F5, . The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 886-3578-2258 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for United Microelectronics (NYSE UMC)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  175 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  270 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  445
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about United Microelectronics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UMC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UMC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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