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U.S. Semiconductors Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies128
  • 7D-3.6%
  • 3M16.3%
  • 1Y53.7%
  • YTD46.6%

Over the last 7 days, the Semiconductors industry has dropped 3.6%, driven by a pullback from NVIDIA of 4.5%. Meanwhile, GLOBALFOUNDRIES actually outperformed within the industry, gaining 8.3% in the last week. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 54%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Semiconductors Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Mon, 29 Nov 2021US$2.9tUS$387.1bUS$86.7b29.3x
Wed, 27 Oct 2021US$2.5tUS$371.1bUS$84.0b32.7x
Fri, 24 Sep 2021US$2.4tUS$366.2bUS$79.3b30.8x
Sun, 22 Aug 2021US$2.3tUS$358.3bUS$74.7b26.6x
Fri, 09 Jul 2021US$2.3tUS$354.5bUS$73.1b30.1x
Thu, 01 Apr 2021US$2.1tUS$333.1bUS$64.7b33.1x
Sun, 03 Jan 2021US$1.9tUS$316.0bUS$62.0b33.1x
Wed, 07 Oct 2020US$1.6tUS$303.9bUS$56.4b28.1x
Tue, 30 Jun 2020US$1.4tUS$291.1bUS$54.3b32x
Fri, 03 Apr 2020US$1.1tUS$289.8bUS$54.0b23.9x
Mon, 06 Jan 2020US$1.3tUS$283.3bUS$51.0b30.6x
Thu, 10 Oct 2019US$1.1tUS$282.2bUS$52.9b25x
Wed, 03 Jul 2019US$1.1tUS$288.0bUS$59.8b26.3x
Sat, 06 Apr 2019US$1.0tUS$290.4bUS$68.4b18.3x
Tue, 08 Jan 2019US$882.4bUS$296.4bUS$77.1b15.6x
PE Ratio

18.9x

Total Market Cap: US$881.5bTotal Earnings: US$66.2bTotal Revenue: US$272.2b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year
201920202021

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 28.2x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Semiconductor industry have grown 9.4% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 12% per year. This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.S. Semiconductors industry?

Semiconductors-3.43%
Semiconductor Equipment-4.21%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Semiconductors industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 30.6x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 17%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 80% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Semiconductor Equipment industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average of 26.5x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Semiconductors industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 17% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 80% per year. Meanwhile, the Semiconductor Equipment industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 14% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

Company7D1YValuation
GFS GLOBALFOUNDRIES8.3%+US$2.8bn/aPS6.9x
XLNX Xilinx1.4%+US$763.5m62.9%PE69.4x
MU Micron Technology0.5%+US$436.3m29.9%PE15.9x
SITM SiTime4.7%+US$271.2m241.0%PE423.1x
NVTS Navitas Semiconductor13.1%+US$246.1mn/an/a
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NVDA

US$315.03

NVIDIA

7D

-4.5%

1Y

137.6%

SITM

US$300.98

SiTime

7D

4.7%

1Y

241.0%

INTC

US$48.78

Intel

7D

-1.5%

1Y

2.8%

KLAC

US$398.96

KLA

7D

-5.5%

1Y

57.0%