United Microelectronics Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:UMC)

About United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)

United Microelectronics Corporation logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation is a global semiconductor foundry. The Company provides integrated circuit (IC) production for applications spanning every sector of the electronics industry. The Company operates through two segments: wafer fabrication and new business. The primary operating activity of the Company's wafer fabrication segment is the manufacture of chips to the design specifications of its customers by using its own processes and techniques. The new business segment primarily includes researching, developing, manufacturing, and providing solar energy and new generation light-emitting diode (LED). The Company maintains a customer base across various industries, including communication, consumer electronics, computer, memory and others, while focusing on manufacturing for applications, including networking, telecommunications, Internet, multimedia, personal computers (PCs) and graphics.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:UMC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.umc.com
  • Market Cap: $6.30775 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,441,600,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $2.60
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $2.27
  • 52 Week Range: $1.74 - $2.73
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.85
  • P/E Growth: 1.08
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $5.04 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.25
  • Book Value: $2.89 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.89
  • Annual Dividend: $0.06
  • Dividend Yield: 2.2%
  • EBITDA: $1.9 billion
  • Net Margins: 6.52%
  • Return on Equity: 4.58%
  • Return on Assets: 2.60%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.24%
  • Current Ratio: 1.37%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.18%
  • Average Volume: 1.84 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.6
  • Short Ratio: 9.15

Frequently Asked Questions for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)

What is United Microelectronics Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

United Microelectronics Corporation announced an annual dividend on Thursday, June 15th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.0827 per share on Thursday, August 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.22%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 7th. This is an increase from United Microelectronics Corporation's previous annual dividend of $0.00. View United Microelectronics Corporation's Dividend History.

How were United Microelectronics Corporation's earnings last quarter?

United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $37.54 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $37.15 billion. United Microelectronics Corporation had a net margin of 6.52% and a return on equity of 4.58%. The firm's revenue was down 1.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.37 EPS. View United Microelectronics Corporation's Earnings History.

When will United Microelectronics Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

United Microelectronics Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for United Microelectronics Corporation.

Where is United Microelectronics Corporation's stock going? Where will United Microelectronics Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

9 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for United Microelectronics Corporation's stock. Their predictions range from $2.10 to $2.10. On average, they anticipate United Microelectronics Corporation's stock price to reach $2.10 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for United Microelectronics Corporation.

Are investors shorting United Microelectronics Corporation?

United Microelectronics Corporation saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 13,943,907 shares, an increase of 114.9% from the August 31st total of 6,488,703 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,092,324 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.7 days.

Who are some of United Microelectronics Corporation's key competitors?

Who are United Microelectronics Corporation's key executives?

United Microelectronics Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Stan Hung, Chairman of the Board, Chief Strategic Officer
  • Chi-Tung Liu, Chief Financial Officer, Director
  • Eric Chen, Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Peter Courture, General Counsel, Senior Deputy General Manager
  • S.C. Chien, General Manager, Director
  • Jason S. Wang, General Manager, Director
  • Stephen Chen, Senior Deputy General Manager
  • Tianquan Guo, Deputy General Manager
  • G.C. Hong, Deputy General Manager
  • S.S. Hong, Deputy General Manager

How do I buy United Microelectronics Corporation stock?

Shares of United Microelectronics Corporation 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 United Microelectronics Corporation's stock price today?

One share of United Microelectronics Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.58.

MarketBeat Community Rating for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE UMC)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  92 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  156 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  248
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about United Microelectronics Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Sell Ratings, 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.11)
Consensus Price Target: $2.10 (18.60% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)
Price Target History for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)
Analysts' Ratings History for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/27/2017Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$1.90 -> $2.10HighView Rating Details
7/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformHighView Rating Details
7/26/2017HSBC Holdings plcDowngradeBuy -> HoldHighView Rating Details
7/26/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> SellHighView Rating Details
7/26/2017Daiwa Capital MarketsDowngradeHold -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
7/3/2017InstinetDowngradeNeutral -> ReduceLowView Rating Details
6/30/2017NomuraDowngradeNeutral -> ReduceLowView Rating Details
6/29/2017Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeHold -> SellMediumView Rating Details
6/29/2017MacquarieDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformMediumView Rating Details
4/28/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)
Earnings by Quarter for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)
Earnings History by Quarter for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE UMC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/20176/30/2017$0.02$0.03$37.15 billion$37.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.13$0.00$33.84 billion$34.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q415$0.12$0.04$33.71 billion$33.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.02$0.02$1.10 billion$1.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.04$0.06$1.24 billion$1.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.05$0.05$1.20 billion$1.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$0.03$0.06$1.18 billion$1.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.05$0.04$1.16 billion$1.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.04$0.05$1.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2014Q413$0.01$898.70 million$1.03 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.03$0.05$839.40 million$1.13 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q213$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q113$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q412$0.02$0.02$920.05 million$898.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2012Q312$0.06$0.19$974.39 million$973.22 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.22$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.08$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.13$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.28$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.06$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$0.08$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)

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Current Dividend Information for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)
Most Recent Dividend:8/17/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.06
Dividend Yield:2.33%
Dividend Growth:10.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:46.16% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)

Dividend History by Quarter for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE UMC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)
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United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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