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

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$1.74 -0.02 (-1.14 %)
(As of 11/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$1.76
Today's Range$1.73 - $1.77
52-Week Range$1.64 - $3.14
Volume743,661 shs
Average Volume1.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.30 billion
P/E Ratio12.57
Dividend Yield4.52%
Beta0.9
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:UMC
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone886-3578-2258

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.32
Current Ratio2.72
Quick Ratio2.38

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio12.57
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.01 billion
Price / Sales0.85
Cash Flow$0.8365 per share
Price / Cash2.08
Book Value$2.89 per share
Price / Book0.60

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$326.47 million
Net Margins6.93%
Return on Equity4.94%
Return on Assets2.74%

Miscellaneous

Employees20,076
Outstanding Shares2,444,860,000
Market Cap$4.30 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 paid a dividend of $0.1179 per share on Tuesday, August 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 4%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 9th. This is a boost 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 24th. The semiconductor company reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.02. The semiconductor company earned $39.39 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $39.72 billion. United Microelectronics had a net margin of 6.93% and a return on equity of 4.94%. United Microelectronics's revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. 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, January 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for United Microelectronics.

What price target have analysts set for UMC?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for United Microelectronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $1.78 to $2.60. On average, they anticipate United Microelectronics' share price to reach $2.19 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for United Microelectronics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for United Microelectronics?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Microelectronics in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings and 5 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for United Microelectronics.

Has United Microelectronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about UMC stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. United Microelectronics earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of United Microelectronics' key competitors?

Who are United Microelectronics' key executives?

United Microelectronics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jia Cong Hung, Chairman, Chief Strategy Officer & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Jason S. Wang, Co-Pres & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Shan-Chieh Chien, Co-Pres & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Qi Dong Liu, Director, CFO & VP (Age 52)
  • Mr. Wen-Yang Chen, Chief Operating Officer (Age 65)

Who are United Microelectronics' major shareholders?

United Microelectronics' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.71%), Aperio Group LLC (0.41%), OZ Management LP (0.08%), Segantii Capital Management Ltd (0.03%), Jane Street Group LLC (0.03%) and BlackRock Inc. (0.03%).

Which major investors are selling United Microelectronics stock?

UMC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Aperio Group LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

Which major investors are buying United Microelectronics stock?

UMC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Segantii Capital Management Ltd, BlackRock Inc., OZ Management LP, Highbridge Capital Management LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Jane Street Group LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

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 $1.74.

How big of a company is United Microelectronics?

United Microelectronics has a market capitalization of $4.30 billion and generates $5.01 billion in revenue each year. United Microelectronics employs 20,076 workers across the globe.

What is United Microelectronics' official website?

The official website for United Microelectronics is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for United Microelectronics (NYSE UMC)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  193 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  304 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  497
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 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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