Don't Buy United Microelectronics Before Checking Its Fundamentals!

United Microelectronics marked a 4.6% change today, compared to -0.8% for the S&P 500. Is it a good value at today's price of $7.43? Only an in-depth analysis can answer that question, but here are some facts that can give you an idea:

  • United Microelectronics Corporation operates as a semiconductor wafer foundry in Taiwan, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Japan, the United States, Europe, and internationally.

  • United Microelectronics belongs to the Technology sector, which has an average price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 26.5 and an average price to book (P/B) of 5.57

  • The company's P/B ratio is 0.1

  • United Microelectronics has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 8.2 based on its trailing 12 month price to earnings (Eps) of $0.91 per share

  • Its forward P/E ratio is 9.0, based on its forward earnings per share (Eps) of $0.83

  • UMC has a Price to Earnings Growth (PEG) ratio of 0.18, which shows the company is very undervalued compared to its earnings growth estimates.

  • Over the last four years, United Microelectronics has averaged free cash flows of $37,861,928,500.00, which on average grew 10.8%

  • UMC's gross profit margins have averaged 21.3 % over the last four years and during this time they had a growth rate of 34.0 % and a coefficient of variability of 42.2 %.

  • United Microelectronics has moved -38.1% over the last year compared to -15.9% for the S&P 500 -- a difference of -22.2%

  • UMC has an average analyst rating of hold and is 3.55% away from its mean target price of $7.18 per share

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