Semtech Story

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SMTC -- USA Stock  

USD 51.23  0.94  1.87%

Semtech Earnings before Tax are projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Earnings before Tax were at 23.44 Million. The current year Market Capitalization is expected to grow to about 1.2 B, whereas Average Assets are forecasted to decline to about 724.7 M. If you have been following Semtech you may be considering taking in. Let's check if strong technical and fundamental indicators will continue to push the price to rise for Semtech's investors. We currently estimate Semtech as fairly valued. The real value is approaching 64.78 per share.
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Does Semtech (NASDAQ:SMTC) have strong technical and fundamental indicators based on the current rise?
Macroaxis provides unbiased trade recommendation on Semtech that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Semtech. Our advice engine determines the firm's potential to grow exclusively from the perspective of an investors' current risk tolerance and investing horizon.
Typically, a company's financial statements are the reports that show the financial position of the company. There are three main documents that fall into the category of financial statements. These documents include Semtech income statement, its balance sheet, and the statement of cash flows. Potential Semtech investors and stakeholders use financial statements to determine how well the company is positioned to perform in the future. Although Semtech investors may use each financial statement separately, they are all related. The changes in Semtech's assets and liabilities, for example, are also reflected in the revenues and expenses that we see on Semtech's income statement, which results in the company's gains or losses. Cash flows can provide more information regarding cash listed on a balance sheet, but not equivalent to net income shown on the income statement. Please read more on our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages. The goal of Semtech fundamental analysis is to do accurate financial forecasts. There are several possible objectives to fundamental analysis, such as projecting of Semtech performance into the future periods or doing a reasonable stock valuation. The intrinsic value of Semtech shares is the value that is considered the true value of the share. If the intrinsic value Semtech is higher than its market price, buying is generally recommended. If it is equal to the market price, it is recommended to hold; and if it is less than the market price, then one should sell all shares Semtech. Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.

Are Semtech Earnings Expected to grow?

The future earnings power of Semtech involves the interaction of many company-specific, industry, and economic forces. Earnings estimates embody investors' opinions of Semtech factors such as sales growth, product demand, competitive industry environment, profit margins, and cost controls. Semtech stock prices adjust as these expectations change or are proven wrong. The main thing to remember is that equities with high expected earnings growth tend to underperform the market because it is usually difficult to meet the market's high expectations. Companies with low earnings expectations tend to do better than expected. Please use our latest analysis of Semtech expected earnings.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions. It is good to see analyst projects for Semtech, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Semtech Gross Profit

Semtech Gross Profit growth is one of the most critical measures in evaluating the company. The Gross Profit growth rate is calculated simply by comparing Semtech previous period's values with its current period's values. Each time period you're measuring should be of equal lengths the increase or decrease, in a company's Gross Profit between two periods. Here we show Semtech Gross Profit growth over the last 10 years. Please check Gross Profit in more details.

Sale by Sharon Faltemier of 25 shares of Semtech

Legal trades by Semtech insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
Semtech insider trading alert for sale of common stock by Sharon Faltemier, SVP HR, on 2nd of September 2020. This event was filed by Semtech Corp with SEC on 2020-09-02. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4. Sharon Faltemier currently serves as vice president director of human resources of Semtech [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

What is driving Semtech Investor Appetite?

Many companies such as Semtech have both institutions investors and insiders sharing the ownership. Retail investors typically buy and sell stocks in round lots of 100 shares or more. Other other hand institutional investors are known to buy and sell in block trades of 10,000 shares or more. Let's take a look at how the ownership of Semtech is distributed among investors.

Ownership Allocation

Semtech maintains a total of 65.15 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Semtech outstanding shares are owned by institutional holders. These institutional investors are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to take positions in Semtech to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutions are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Semtech. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Semtech as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Also note that roughly one million three hundred three thousand invesors are currently shorting Semtech expressing very little confidence in its future performance.

Retail Investors-1.76
 2015 2020 (projected)
Consolidated Income11.5 M13.57 M
Direct Expenses210.83 M214.7 M

Asset Utilization

The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Semtech has an asset utilization ratio of 60.21 percent. This suggests that the company is making $0.6 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Semtech is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.

Current Assets
422.1 M
Assets Non Current
553.8 M
406 M
Current Assets422.08 Million30.06
Assets Non Current553.79 Million39.44
Goodwill406.03 Million28.92
Tax Assets22.21 Million1.58

Will Semtech pull back in September 2020?

Semtech current total risk alpha builds up over 0.21. As of the 26th of August, Semtech has the Coefficient Of Variation of 480.36, semi deviation of 2.02, and Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.3018. In relation to fundamental indicators, the technical analysis model makes it possible for you to check existing technical drivers of Semtech, as well as the relationship between them. In other words, you can use this information to find out if the company will indeed mirror its model of past prices and volume data, or the prices will eventually revert. We were able to analyze and collect data for nineteen technical drivers for Semtech, which can be compared to its competition. Please validate Semtech treynor ratio, as well as the relationship between the downside variance and kurtosis to decide if Semtech is priced more or less accurately, providing market reflects its prevalent price of 62.65 per share. Given that Semtech has jensen alpha of 0.2947, we advise you to double-check Semtech's current market performance to make sure the company can sustain itself at a future point.

Our Conclusion on Semtech

Whereas many other companies within the semiconductors industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, Semtech may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. Taking everything into account, as of the 26th of August 2020, our analysis shows that Semtech almost mirrors the market. The company is fairly valued and projects very small probability of distress for the next 2 years. Our ongoing 30 days buy-sell recommendation on the company is Strong Buy.

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