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United Microelectronics Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.18 (-4.08 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 06:25 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $4.23
50-Day Range
MA: $3.95
52-Week Range
Now: $4.23
Volume2.44 million shs
Average Volume1.32 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.92 billion
P/E Ratio20.14
Dividend Yield2.36%
United 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.38 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.93 billion
Cash Flow$0.86 per share
Book Value$2.89 per share


Net Income$272.65 million


Outstanding Shares2,344,800,000
Market Cap$9.92 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
-0.18 (-4.08 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 06:25 AM ET)
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United Microelectronics (NYSE:UMC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has United Microelectronics' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

United Microelectronics' stock was trading at $2.35 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, UMC stock has increased by 80.0% and is now trading at $4.23.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of United Microelectronics?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Microelectronics in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is United Microelectronics' next earnings date?

United Microelectronics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were United Microelectronics' earnings last quarter?

United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 29th. The semiconductor company reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.06 by $0.03. The semiconductor company earned $44.39 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $43.63 billion. United Microelectronics had a net margin of 9.45% and a return on equity of 7.60%. United Microelectronics's quarterly revenue was up 23.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.15 EPS.
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How often does United Microelectronics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for United Microelectronics?

United Microelectronics announced an annual dividend on Tuesday, June 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, July 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.1362 per share on Wednesday, August 12th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.5%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, July 14th. This is a boost from United Microelectronics's previous annual dividend of $0.09.
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What price target have analysts set for UMC?

9 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for United Microelectronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $5.30 to $17.80. On average, they expect United Microelectronics' stock price to reach $11.55 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 173.0% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting United Microelectronics?

United Microelectronics saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 781,800 shares, an increase of 59.9% from the August 31st total of 488,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,980,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.4 days.
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Who are some of United Microelectronics' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of United Microelectronics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other United Microelectronics investors own include Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), NVIDIA (NVDA), Opko Health (OPK), Pfizer (PFE), Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (TSM), Himax Technologies (HIMX) and Ford Motor (F).

Who are United Microelectronics' key executives?

United Microelectronics' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jia Cong Hung, Chairman, Chief Strategy Officer & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Jason S. Wang, Co-Pres & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Shan-Chieh Chien, Co-Pres & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Qi Dong Liu, CFO, VP, Company Sec. & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Wen-Yang Chen, Chief Operating Officer (Age 66)

What is United Microelectronics' stock symbol?

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

Who are United Microelectronics' major shareholders?

United Microelectronics' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (0.95%), Sculptor Capital LP (0.30%), Banco de Sabadell S.A (0.09%), Ovata Capital Management Ltd (0.07%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.04%) and Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.03%).

Which institutional investors are selling United Microelectronics stock?

UMC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Sculptor Capital LP, Jane Street Group LLC, NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, Ovata Capital Management Ltd, Navellier & Associates Inc, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., and Macquarie Group Ltd..

Which institutional investors are buying United Microelectronics stock?

UMC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Banco de Sabadell S.A, Ritholtz Wealth Management, Cresset Asset Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Carroll Financial Associates Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Johnson Investment Counsel Inc., and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank.

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is United Microelectronics' stock price today?

One share of UMC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.23.

How big of a company is United Microelectronics?

United Microelectronics has a market capitalization of $9.92 billion and generates $4.93 billion in revenue each year. United Microelectronics employs 19,577 workers across the globe.

What is United Microelectronics' official website?

The official website for United Microelectronics is www.umc.com.

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]

This page was last updated on 9/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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