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

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$2.50 +0.02 (+0.81 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$2.48
Today's Range$2.50 - $2.54
52-Week Range$2.32 - $3.14
Volume1.71 million shs
Average Volume1.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.11 billion
P/E Ratio14.71
Dividend Yield3.27%
United Microelectronics logoUnited Microelectronics Corp. engages in the semiconductor foundry business. It offers complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) logic wafers, mixed signal wafers, radio frequency complementary metal-oxide semiconductor wafers, embedded memory products, high voltage integrated circuits (ICs), and complementary metal-oxide semiconductor image sensors. The company was founded on May 22, 1980 and is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Semiconductors & related devices
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.32
Current Ratio2.32
Quick Ratio2.02


Trailing P/E Ratio14.71
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.01 billion
Price / Sales1.22
Cash Flow$0.8446 per share
Price / Cash2.96
Book Value$2.89 per share
Price / Book0.87


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$326.47 million
Net Margins8.16%
Return on Equity5.74%
Return on Assets3.17%


Outstanding Shares2,444,860,000
Market Cap$6.11 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 announced an annual dividend on Friday, June 22nd. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 10th will be given a dividend of $0.1179 per share on Tuesday, August 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 4%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 9th. This is a positive change 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) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The semiconductor company reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.03. The semiconductor company had revenue of $38.85 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $40.93 billion. United Microelectronics had a return on equity of 5.74% and a net margin of 8.16%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $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 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for United Microelectronics' shares. Their predictions range from $2.60 to $2.60. On average, they anticipate United Microelectronics' stock price to reach $2.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.0% from the stock's current price. 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.

Who are some of United Microelectronics' key competitors?

Who are United Microelectronics' key executives?

United Microelectronics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Shan Chieh Chien, Co-President, General Manager & Director
  • Shi Wang, General Manager & Director
  • Jason Wang, Co-President
  • Chi Tung Liu, Spokesman, Head-Finance & Accounting
  • An Pang Huang, Assistant Manager-Accounting

Has United Microelectronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about UMC stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. United Microelectronics earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. 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 shareholders 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 institutional 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 institutional 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 $2.50.

How big of a company is United Microelectronics?

United Microelectronics has a market capitalization of $6.11 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:  185 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  282 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  467
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 9/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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