Soitec S.A. designs and manufactures semiconductor materials worldwide. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Soitec's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SOI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of French stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SOI's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SOI exceeded the French Semiconductor industry which returned 39.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SOI exceeded the French Market which returned 42% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Soitec's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StReturns At Soitec (EPA:SOI) Are On The Way Up
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2 months ago | Simply Wall StIs Soitec (EPA:SOI) Using Too Much Debt?
Is Soitec undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SOI (€156.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€230.75)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SOI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SOI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (56.5x) compared to the XE Semiconductor industry average (47.4x).
PE vs Market: SOI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (56.5x) compared to the French market (23.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SOI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SOI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9x) compared to the FR Semiconductor industry average (3.1x).
How is Soitec forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SOI's forecast earnings growth (31.1% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: SOI's earnings (31.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the French market (19.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SOI's revenue (18.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the French market (6.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SOI's revenue (18.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SOI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.1%).
How has Soitec performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SOI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SOI's current net profit margins (15.4%) are lower than last year (18.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SOI has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 52.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SOI's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SOI had negative earnings growth (-4.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Semiconductor industry average (13.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SOI's Return on Equity (15.8%) is considered low.
How is Soitec's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SOI's short term assets (€617.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (€225.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: SOI's short term assets (€617.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (€297.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SOI's debt to equity ratio (42.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SOI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 893.6% to 42.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SOI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (67.5%).
Interest Coverage: SOI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (21x coverage).
What is Soitec current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SOI's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SOI's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SOI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the French market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Paul Boudre (62 yo)
Mr. Paul Boudre is Independent Non-Executive Director at Alphawave IP Group plc since April 2021. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Soitec S.A. since January 16, 2015. Mr. Boudre served as Chief O...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Paul's total compensation ($USD1.60M) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD2.96M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Paul's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SOI's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SOI's board of directors are considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Soitec S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Soitec S.A.
- Ticker: SOI
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1992
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: €5.083b
- Shares outstanding: 33.18m
- Website: https://www.soitec.com
Number of Employees
- Soitec S.A.
- Parc Technologique des Fontaines
- Chemin des Franques
Soitec S.A. designs and manufactures semiconductor materials worldwide. Its products are used to manufacture chips that are used in smart phones, tablets, computers, IT servers, and data centers, as well a...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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