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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:UMC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.umc.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $5.59 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,441,600,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $2.24
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $2.02
  • 52 Week Range: $1.74 - $2.57
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.00
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.62
  • P/E Growth: 1.14
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.97 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.13
  • Book Value: $2.91 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.79
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.06
  • Dividend Yield: 3.2%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $1.9 billion
  • Net Margins: 6.87%
  • Return on Equity: 4.79%
  • Return on Assets: 2.77%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.29%
  • Current Ratio: 1.67%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.42%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 2.47 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.61
  • 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 declared an annual dividend on Thursday, June 15th. Stockholders 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 of this dividend is Friday, July 7th. This is a positive change 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.02 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $37.54 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $37.15 billion. United Microelectronics Corporation had a return on equity of 4.79% and a net margin of 6.87%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 1.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.37 EPS. View United Microelectronics Corporation's Earnings History.

Are investors shorting United Microelectronics Corporation?

United Microelectronics Corporation saw a drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 14th, there was short interest totalling 10,783,784 shares, a drop of 44.2% from the June 30th total of 19,332,531 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,064,166 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.2 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
  • 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

Who owns United Microelectronics Corporation stock?

United Microelectronics Corporation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.80%), Aperio Group LLC (0.41%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.17%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.10%), US Bancorp DE (0.01%) and Greenleaf Trust (0.01%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for United Microelectronics Corporation.

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

United Microelectronics Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including US Bancorp DE and Capstone Asset Management Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Microelectronics Corporation.

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

United Microelectronics Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Aperio Group LLC, Diversified Trust Co, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Greenleaf Trust. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Microelectronics Corporation.

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 $2.29.


MarketBeat Community Rating for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE UMC)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  66 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  123 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  189
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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 (8.30% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)
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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 7/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

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
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.11 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.13 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)
Next Dividend:8/17/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.06
Dividend Yield:2.62%
Dividend Growth:10.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:46.16% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
54.55% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
46.15% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
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
6/15/2017annual$0.084.22%7/7/20177/11/20178/17/2017
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 Corporation (NYSE:UMC)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)
Latest Headlines for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)
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americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 6:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Downgraded by Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 9:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) Downgraded to "Sell" at Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 5:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) Downgraded by HSBC Holdings plc to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 5:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDaiwa Capital Markets Downgrades United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) to Underperform
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 1:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUMC Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 9:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 8:24 AM
rttnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics June Revenues Down 3.16%
www.rttnews.com - July 11 at 9:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUMC Reports Sales for June 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 10 at 7:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Stock Rating Lowered by Instinet
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 8:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNomura Downgrades United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) to Reduce
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 8:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 6:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Stock Rating Lowered by Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 4:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoToday's Research Reports on Stocks to Watch: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation and United Microelectronics Corporation
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 3:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to United Microelectronics Corp. : June 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 3:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacquarie Lowers United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) to Underperform
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 12:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 28 at 3:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Cut to "Hold" at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 20 at 4:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) to Issue Dividend Increase - $0.08 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 15 at 5:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Short Interest Down 17.5% in May
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 15 at 7:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUMC Restructures Executive Team
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 3:12 AM
nasdaq.com logoUnited Microelectronics May Revenues Down - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - June 10 at 1:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUMC Reports Sales for May 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 10 at 1:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Microelectronics Corp (UMC) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 29 at 7:28 AM
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

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