United Microelectronics Corp Company Profile (NYSE:UMC)

About United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC)

United Microelectronics Corp 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: Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:UMC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.umc.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $5.03 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,441,600,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $1.98
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $1.90
  • 52 Week Range: $1.74 - $2.11
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.26
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.71
  • P/E Growth: 0.92
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $5.01 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.00
  • Book Value: $2.93 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.70
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.06
  • Dividend Yield: 4.4%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $1.91 billion
  • Net Margins: 5.65%
  • Return on Equity: 3.80%
  • Return on Assets: 2.33%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.18%
  • Current Ratio: 1.28%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.08%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.98 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.71
  • Short Ratio: 9.54
 

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

What is United Microelectronics Corp's stock symbol?

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

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

United Microelectronics Corp declared a dividend on Tuesday, June 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, July 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.061 per share on Thursday, August 18th. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 12th. View United Microelectronics Corp's Dividend History.

How were United Microelectronics Corp's earnings last quarter?

United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.00 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.13. The business had revenue of $34.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $33.84 billion. United Microelectronics Corp had a net margin of 5.65% and a return on equity of 3.80%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 8.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.32 EPS. View United Microelectronics Corp's Earnings History.

Are investors shorting United Microelectronics Corp?

United Microelectronics Corp saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 25,479,519 shares, an increase of 39.4% from the April 28th total of 18,275,466 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,756,003 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.2 days.

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

Who owns United Microelectronics Corp stock?

United Microelectronics Corp's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (0.00%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.73%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.64%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.00%), Karp Capital Management Corp (0.38%) and Morgan Stanley (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for United Microelectronics Corp.

Who sold United Microelectronics Corp stock? Who is selling United Microelectronics Corp stock?

United Microelectronics Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, KCG Holdings Inc. and Ronald Blue & Co. LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Microelectronics Corp.

Who bought United Microelectronics Corp stock? Who is buying United Microelectronics Corp stock?

United Microelectronics Corp's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Karp Capital Management Corp, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Segantii Capital Management Ltd, Vanguard Group Inc. and Highbridge Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Microelectronics Corp.

How do I buy United Microelectronics Corp stock?

Shares of United Microelectronics Corp 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 United Microelectronics Corp stock cost?

One share of United Microelectronics Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.06.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/26/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
9/21/2016Daiwa Capital MarketsDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
4/28/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
12/21/2015MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC)
Earnings by Quarter for United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC)
Earnings History by Quarter for United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.11 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.14 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC)
Most Recent Dividend:8/18/2016
Annual Dividend:$0.06
Dividend Yield:2.91%
Dividend Growth:10.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:60.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
54.55% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
42.86% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC)

Dividend History by Quarter for United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/21/2016$0.067/12/20167/14/20168/18/2016
6/25/2014annual$0.000.07%7/7/20147/9/20148/14/2014
6/25/2013annual$0.073.22%7/8/20137/10/20138/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC)
Latest Headlines for United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to United Microelectronics Corp. : May 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 7:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to United Microelectronics Corp. : May 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 3:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corp. :UMC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 7:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUMC Reports Sales for April 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corp (UMC) Given Daily News Impact Rating of -0.12
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 4:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corp (UMC) Receiving Positive Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 12:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corp (UMC) Lifted to "Buy" at HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 5:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUMC Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 8:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corp (UMC) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of -0.25
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 11:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corp (UMC) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.69
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 8:43 AM
nasdaq.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on April 26, 201
www.nasdaq.com - April 13 at 8:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUMC Files Form 20-F for 2016 with US Securities and Exchange Commission
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 8:40 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on April 26, 2017 US Time
feeds.benzinga.com - April 12 at 6:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUMC Reports Sales for March 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 8:35 AM
seekingalpha.com logoMicron Technology May Be A Victim Of IP Theft - Should Investors Worry?
seekingalpha.com - April 7 at 6:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUMC Reports Sales for February 2017
au.finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 3:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUMC Enters Mass Production for 14nm Customer ICs
au.finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 11:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUMC Reports Sales for January 2017
au.finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:26 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoUMC Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Results
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 25 at 8:08 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo5:21 am United Micro misses by NT$0.01
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 25 at 8:08 AM
nasdaq.com logoWall Street Tends To Open Mixed
www.nasdaq.com - January 10 at 4:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation to Report Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results on January 23, 2017 US Time
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 4:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHold UMC, buy TSMC: Expert
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 4:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUMC Reports Sales for December 2016
au.finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 3:38 AM
rttnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics November Revenues Up 16.2% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - December 10 at 11:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUMC Reports Sales for November 2016
au.finance.yahoo.com - December 9 at 2:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUMC Holds Grand Opening Ceremony for New 12-Inch Wafer Fab in China
au.finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 12:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUMC Reports Sales for October 2016
au.finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 11:08 AM
nasdaq.com logoUnited Microelectronics Q3 Profit Surges
www.nasdaq.com - October 26 at 7:52 PM
businesswire.com logoUMC Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results
www.businesswire.com - October 26 at 7:52 PM

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