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United Microelectronics Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.24 (+2.45 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.05
50-Day Range
MA: $9.64
52-Week Range
Now: $10.05
Volume5.96 million shs
Average Volume8.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.57 billion
P/E Ratio33.50
Dividend Yield1.02%
United Microelectronics Corporation operates as a semiconductor wafer foundry in Taiwan, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Japan, the United States, Europe, and internationally. 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 researches, develops, and manufactures products in the solar energy and LED industries. It serves fabless design companies and integrated device manufacturers. United Microelectronics Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Hsinchu City, Taiwan.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Year Founded1980



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.93 billion
Cash Flow$0.89 per share
Book Value$2.89 per share


Net Income$272.65 million


Outstanding Shares2,344,800,000
Market Cap$23.57 billion
Next Earnings Date4/26/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.03 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

631st out of 1,521 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

91st out of 147 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.24 (+2.45 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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United Microelectronics (NYSE:UMC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is United Microelectronics a buy right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Microelectronics in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" United Microelectronics stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than United Microelectronics?

Wall Street analysts have given United Microelectronics a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but United Microelectronics wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting United Microelectronics?

United Microelectronics saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 17,270,000 shares, an increase of 83.7% from the January 14th total of 9,400,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,480,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days.
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When is United Microelectronics' next earnings date?

United Microelectronics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 26th 2021.
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How were United Microelectronics' earnings last quarter?

United Microelectronics Co. (NYSE:UMC) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 27th. The semiconductor company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.08. The semiconductor company had revenue of $45.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $45.24 billion. United Microelectronics had a net margin of 12.68% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.44%. United Microelectronics's revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.33 EPS.
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How has United Microelectronics' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

United Microelectronics' stock was trading at $2.35 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, UMC stock has increased by 327.7% and is now trading at $10.05.
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How often does United Microelectronics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for United Microelectronics?

United Microelectronics declared 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 positive change from United Microelectronics's previous annual dividend of $0.09.
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Is United Microelectronics a good dividend stock?

United Microelectronics pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.02%.
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What price target have analysts set for UMC?

6 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for United Microelectronics' shares. Their forecasts range from $5.30 to $17.80. On average, they anticipate United Microelectronics' share price to reach $11.55 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are United Microelectronics' key executives?

United Microelectronics' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jia Cong Hung, Chairman & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 61)
  • Mr. Jason S. Wang, Co-Pres & Representative Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Shan-Chieh Chien, Co-Pres & Representative Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Qi Dong Liu, CFO, Sr. VP, Head of Corp. Governance & Company Sec. (Age 55)
  • Dr. Lucas S. Chang, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 66)
  • Mr. Eric Chen, VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Ming Hsu, Exec. VP
  • WenChi Ting, Deputy Gen. Mang.
  • Mr. Steven Liu, Deputy Gen. Mang.
  • Zhen-Lun Zhang, Deputy Gen. Mang.

What is Shan-Chieh Chien and Jason Wang's approval rating as United Microelectronics' CEO?

17 employees have rated United Microelectronics CEO Shan-Chieh Chien and Jason Wang on Glassdoor.com. Shan-Chieh Chien and Jason Wang has an approval rating of 64% among United Microelectronics' employees.

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), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), NVIDIA (NVDA), OPKO Health (OPK), Pfizer (PFE), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM), Himax Technologies (HIMX) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.78%), Aperio Group LLC (0.32%), Northern Trust Corp (0.23%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.09%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.07%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.05%).

Which institutional investors are selling United Microelectronics stock?

UMC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jane Street Group LLC, Morgan Stanley, Ovata Capital Management Ltd, Aperio Group LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, and First Trust Advisors LP.

Which institutional investors are buying United Microelectronics stock?

UMC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Northern Trust Corp, Navellier & Associates Inc, Seven Eight Capital LP, Creative Planning, Virtu Financial LLC, CIBC World Markets Inc., and Veriti Management LLC.

How do I buy shares of United Microelectronics?

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What is United Microelectronics' stock price today?

One share of UMC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.05.

How much money does United Microelectronics make?

United Microelectronics has a market capitalization of $23.57 billion and generates $4.93 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does United Microelectronics have?

United Microelectronics employs 19,577 workers across the globe.

Does United Microelectronics have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of United Microelectronics: Best Elite International Limited, ECP Vita Pte Ltd, Everrich (Shandong) Energy Co Ltd, Everrich Energy Investment (HK) Limited, Fortune Venture Capital Corp, Green Earth Limited, HeJian Technology (Suzhou) Co Ltd, Infoshine Technology Limited, MIE FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED, NexPower Technology Corp, Oakwood Associates Limited, Omni Global Limited, Sino Paragon Limited, Soaring Capital Corp, TLC Capital Co Ltd, Tera Energy Development Co Ltd, UMC Capital (USA), UMC Capital Corp, UMC Group (USA), UMC Group Japan, UMC Investment (Samoa) Limited, UMC Korea Co Ltd, UMC Technology Japan Co Ltd, United Microchip Corporation, United Microelectronics (Europe) BV, United Microtechnology Corporation (California), United Microtechnology Corporation (New York), United Semiconductor (Xiamen) Co Ltd, United Semiconductor Japan Co Ltd, UnitedDS Semiconductor (Shandong) Co Ltd, Unitruth Advisor (Shanghai) Co Ltd, Wavetck Microelectronics Corporation, Wavetck Microelectronics Corporation (USA), and Wavetck Microelectronics Investment (Samoa) Limited.

When was United Microelectronics founded?

United Microelectronics was founded in 1980.

What is United Microelectronics' official website?

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

Where are United Microelectronics' headquarters?

United Microelectronics is headquartered at No. 3 Li-Hsin Road II Hsinchu Science Park, Hsinchu F5, .

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 2/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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