UMC - United Microelectronics Corporation Stock Price, News & Analysis

$2.67 -0.02 (-0.74 %)
(As of 11/23/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$2.69
Today's Range$2.67 - $2.69
52-Week Range$1.74 - $2.73
Volume370,600 shs
Average Volume1.80 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.58 billion
P/E Ratio19.21
Dividend Yield2.20%
Beta0.56

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

Industry Semiconductors
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNYSE:UMC
CUSIPN/A

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.24%
Current Ratio1.51%
Quick Ratio1.31%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio19.21
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.59 billion
Price / Sales1.42
Cash Flow$0.75 per share
Price / Cash3.54
Book Value$2.90 per share
Price / Book0.92

Dividend

Annual Dividend$0.06
Dividend Yield2.2%

Profitability

Trailing EPS$0.14
Net Income$266.08 million
Net Margins6.90%
Return on Equity4.84%
Return on Assets2.71%

Miscellaneous

Employees19,539
Outstanding Shares2,444,860,000

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. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 11th will be given 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 26th. The semiconductor company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.01. The semiconductor company earned $37.54 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $37.15 billion. United Microelectronics Corporation had a return on equity of 4.84% and a net margin of 6.90%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter 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 Monday, January, 22nd 2018. 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?

8 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for United Microelectronics Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $2.10 to $2.10. On average, they anticipate United Microelectronics Corporation's share price to reach $2.10 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for United Microelectronics Corporation.

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 Strategy Officer (Age 54)
  • Chi-Tung Liu, Chief Financial Officer, Director
  • Eric Chen, Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Peter Courture, General Counsel, Senior Deputy General Manager
  • Shan-Chieh Chien, General Manager, Director
  • Jason S. Wang, General Manager, Director
  • G.C. Hong, Deputy General Manager
  • S.S. Hong, Deputy General Manager
  • C.C. Hsu, Deputy General Manager
  • M.C. Hsu, Deputy General Manager

Who owns United Microelectronics Corporation stock?

United Microelectronics Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Aperio Group LLC (0.41%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.26%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.25%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.17%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.09%) and OZ Management LP (0.05%). 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 Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, OZ Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Aperio Group LLC. 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 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 Corporation's stock price today?

One share of United Microelectronics Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.67.

How big of a company is United Microelectronics Corporation?

United Microelectronics Corporation has a market capitalization of $6.58 billion and generates $4.59 billion in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $266.08 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.14 on an earnings per share basis. United Microelectronics Corporation employs 19,539 workers across the globe.

How can I contact United Microelectronics Corporation?

United Microelectronics Corporation's 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 Corporation (UMC)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  99 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  168 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  267
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

Analysts' Consensus Rating for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Sell Ratings, 0 Hold Ratings, 0 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.00)
Consensus Price Target: $2.10 (21.35% 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)

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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
7/26/2017Citigroup 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 11/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History and Estimates Chart 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
1/22/2018        
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)

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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC)

Most Recent Dividend:8/17/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.06
Dividend Yield:2.25%
Dividend Growth:10.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:42.86% (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
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

Latest Headlines for United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE UMC)

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Head to Head Survey: United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) vs. Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (SIMO)Head to Head Survey: United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) vs. Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (SIMO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 19 at 3:44 AM
ETFs with exposure to United Microelectronics Corp. : November 17, 2017ETFs with exposure to United Microelectronics Corp. : November 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 18 at 9:52 AM
Cypress Achieves Aerospace-Grade QML Certification for its 65nm and 40nm SRAM Devices at UMCCypress Achieves Aerospace-Grade QML Certification for its 65nm and 40nm SRAM Devices at UMC
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 9:41 AM
UMC Reports Sales for October 2017UMC Reports Sales for October 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 9:08 AM
ETFs with exposure to United Microelectronics Corp. : November 1, 2017ETFs with exposure to United Microelectronics Corp. : November 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 10:26 AM
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 7:46 AM
United Microelectronics Corp. :UMC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : October 31, 2017United Microelectronics Corp. :UMC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : October 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 31 at 11:27 AM
UMC Obtains LEED Gold Certification for Fab 12XUMC Obtains LEED Gold Certification for Fab 12X
finance.yahoo.com - October 30 at 8:10 AM
Reviewing United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) & Its RivalsReviewing United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) & Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 26 at 5:34 AM
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Issues Quarterly  Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.26 EPSUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.26 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 25 at 4:52 PM
UMC Q3 Profit Climbs, Net Revenues Down - Quick FactsUMC Q3 Profit Climbs, Net Revenues Down - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - October 25 at 3:43 PM
UMC Reports Third Quarter 2017 ResultsUMC Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - October 25 at 3:43 PM
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) to Release Quarterly Earnings on WednesdayUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 18 at 6:24 AM
Reviewing United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) & The CompetitionReviewing United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) & The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 2:08 PM
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 8 at 6:50 AM
UMC Reports Sales for September 2017UMC Reports Sales for September 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 12:08 PM
Micron Faces Another Trade Secrets Mess in TaiwanMicron Faces Another Trade Secrets Mess in Taiwan
finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 9:05 AM
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Short Interest Up 114.9% in SeptemberUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Short Interest Up 114.9% in September
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 3:10 AM
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 6:38 AM
United Microelectronics August Revenues Edges UpUnited Microelectronics August Revenues Edges Up
www.nasdaq.com - September 8 at 9:47 AM
UMC Reports Sales for August 2017UMC Reports Sales for August 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 9:47 AM
UMC Selected as a DJSI Global Component for 10th Consecutive YearUMC Selected as a DJSI Global Component for 10th Consecutive Year
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 10:32 AM
United Microelectronics Corp. : UMC-US: Dividend Analysis : July 13th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 22, 2017United Microelectronics Corp. : UMC-US: Dividend Analysis : July 13th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 1:19 PM
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Sell" from BrokeragesUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Sell" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 19 at 6:50 AM
Contrasting Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC)Contrasting Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 8:26 PM
ETFs with exposure to United Microelectronics Corp. : August 16, 2017ETFs with exposure to United Microelectronics Corp. : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 8:50 AM
UMC Reports Sales for July 2017UMC Reports Sales for July 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 8:44 AM
United Microelectronics Corp. :UMC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 3, 2017United Microelectronics Corp. :UMC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 9:33 AM
A Potential Negative for Taiwan SemiconductorA Potential Negative for Taiwan Semiconductor
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:23 AM
Short Interest in United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Decreases By 44.2%Short Interest in United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Decreases By 44.2%
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 7:02 AM
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
www.msn.com - July 28 at 9:25 AM
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Releases  Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPSUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 6:28 PM
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Downgraded by Credit Suisse GroupUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Downgraded by Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 9:32 AM
United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) Downgraded to "Sell" at Citigroup Inc.United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) Downgraded to "Sell" at Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 5:03 PM
United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) Downgraded by HSBC Holdings plc to HoldUnited Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) Downgraded by HSBC Holdings plc to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 5:02 PM
Daiwa Capital Markets Downgrades United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) to UnderperformDaiwa Capital Markets Downgrades United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) to Underperform
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 1:24 PM
UMC Reports Second Quarter 2017 ResultsUMC Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 9:29 AM
United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsUnited Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 8:24 AM
United Microelectronics June Revenues Down 3.16%United Microelectronics June Revenues Down 3.16%
www.rttnews.com - July 11 at 9:01 AM
UMC Reports Sales for June 2017UMC Reports Sales for June 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 10 at 7:35 AM
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Stock Rating Lowered by InstinetUnited Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Stock Rating Lowered by Instinet
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 8:42 AM
United Microelectronics May Revenues Down - Quick FactsUnited Microelectronics May Revenues Down - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - June 10 at 1:30 AM
United Microelectronics Corporation to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on April 26, 201United Microelectronics Corporation to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on April 26, 201
www.nasdaq.com - April 13 at 8:40 AM
United Microelectronics Corporation to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on April 26, 2017 US TimeUnited Microelectronics Corporation to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on April 26, 2017 US Time
feeds.benzinga.com - April 12 at 6:19 AM
Micron Technology May Be A Victim Of IP Theft - Should Investors Worry?Micron Technology May Be A Victim Of IP Theft - Should Investors Worry?
seekingalpha.com - April 7 at 6:18 PM
UMC Reports Sales for February 2017UMC Reports Sales for February 2017
au.finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 3:50 AM
UMC Enters Mass Production for 14nm Customer ICsUMC Enters Mass Production for 14nm Customer ICs
au.finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 11:16 PM
UMC Reports Sales for January 2017UMC Reports Sales for January 2017
au.finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:26 AM
UMC Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 ResultsUMC Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Results
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 25 at 8:08 AM
5:21 am United Micro misses by NT$0.015:21 am United Micro misses by NT$0.01
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 25 at 8:08 AM

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