Key Factors to Consider Before Investing in Broadcom (AVGO)

Broadcom moved -5.2% this afternoon session, trading between a high of $901.22 and a low of $864.66 per share. Yesterday the stock finished at $922.89 per share, compared to an average analyst target price of $902.91.

Broadcom Inc. designs, develops, and supplies various semiconductor devices with a focus on complex digital and mixed signal complementary metal oxide semiconductor based devices and analog III-V based products worldwide. The large-cap semiconductors company is based in the United States, and over the last twelve months it has returned a dividend yield of 1.9%. Broadcom has trailing twelve months earnings per share (EPS) of 31.85, which at today's prices amounts to a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 27.5.

Based on its expected future earnings growth, the company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.08. Usually a PEG ratio between 0 and 1 indicates a potentially undervalued company.

Overview of the Company's Gross Margins:

Date Reported Revenue ($ k) Cost of Revenue ($ k) Gross Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2022-12-09 33,203,000 -11,108,000 67 9.84
2021-12-17 27,450,000 -10,606,000 61 8.93
2020-12-18 23,888,000 -10,372,000 56 1.82
2019-12-20 22,597,000 -10,114,000 55 7.84
2018-12-21 20,848,000 -10,115,000 51 6.25
2017-12-13 17,636,000 -9,127,000 48

Broadcom's 56.3% average gross margins are thinner than the 54.23% average of the Semiconductors industry, implying that the firm might be lacking in competitivity.

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