Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

STMicroelectronics N.V., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets semiconductor products worldwide.


Trading at 7.3% below its fair value

Earnings are forecast to grow 15.25% per year

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for STM from our risk checks.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

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Share Price & News

How has STMicroelectronics's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: STM has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




FR Semiconductor


FR Market

1 Year Return




FR Semiconductor


FR Market

Return vs Industry: STM exceeded the French Semiconductor industry which returned 76.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: STM exceeded the French Market which returned 15.2% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-2.2%-2.8%-0.5%
30 Day4.8%4.4%1.3%
90 Day30.0%21.4%3.5%
1 Year93.4%91.0%78.1%76.3%19.2%15.2%
3 Year107.7%99.9%99.1%91.6%43.8%30.2%
5 Year304.4%254.6%158.0%140.4%52.3%30.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is STMicroelectronics's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is STMicroelectronics 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: STM (€28.3) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€30.52)

Significantly Below Fair Value: STM is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: STM is good value based on its PE Ratio (26.7x) compared to the Semiconductor industry average (29x).

PE vs Market: STM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (26.7x) compared to the French market (18.6x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: STM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: STM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.9x) compared to the FR Semiconductor industry average (2.6x).

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Future Growth

How is STMicroelectronics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: STM's forecast earnings growth (15.2% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.1%).

Earnings vs Market: STM's earnings (15.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the French market (12.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: STM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: STM's revenue (7.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the French market (4.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: STM's revenue (7.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: STM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18.1%).

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Past Performance

How has STMicroelectronics performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: STM has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: STM's current net profit margins (10.8%) are lower than last year (13.3%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: STM's earnings have grown significantly by 49% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: STM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: STM had negative earnings growth (-19.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Semiconductor industry average (-19%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: STM's Return on Equity (14.5%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is STMicroelectronics's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: STM's short term assets ($6.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: STM's short term assets ($6.3B) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.7B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: STM's debt to equity ratio (26.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: STM's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 35.6% to 26.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: STM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (93.6%).

Interest Coverage: STM earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: STM has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: STM's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.3x debt).

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What is STMicroelectronics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayFeb 23 2020Ex Dividend DateMar 16 2020Dividend Pay DateMar 18 20202 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 21 days to receive upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: STM's dividend (0.78%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the French market (1.54%).

High Dividend: STM's dividend (0.78%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the French market (4.54%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: STM is not paying a notable dividend for the French market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: STM is not paying a notable dividend for the French market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: STM is not paying a notable dividend for the French market.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of STM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the French market.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Jean-Marc Chery (59yo)





Mr. Jean-Marc Chery has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Managing Board of STMicroelectronics N.V. since May 31, 2018 and its Acting President of Human Resources & Corporate Social ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jean-Marc's total compensation ($USD1.24M) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD3.31M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Jean-Marc's compensation with company performance.

Leadership Team

Jean-Marc Chery
President1.8yrsUS$1.24m0.0029% $731.2k
Lorenzo Grandi
President of Finance1.8yrsno datano data
Orio Bellezza
President of Technology2.6yrsno datano data
Tait Sorensen
Group Vice President of Investor Relations0yrsno datano data
Celine Berthier
Group Vice President of Investor Relations1.3yrsno datano data
Philippe Dereeper
Chief Compliance Officer & Executive Secretary for Supervisory Board0yrsno datano data
Steven Rose
President of Legal Counsel6.5yrsno datano data
Marco Cassis
President of Sales1.8yrsno datano data
Claude Dardanne
President of Microcontrollers & Digital ICs Group4.1yrsno datano data
Thierry Tingaud
Executive Vice President of Europe & France Public Affairs1.6yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: STM's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Pasquale Pistorio
Honorary Chairman14.9yrsUS$6.38mno data
Nicolas Dufourcq
Chairman of Supervisory Board2.7yrsno datano data
Janet Davidson
Member of Supervisory Board6.7yrsUS$101.00kno data
Frédéric Sanchez
Member of Supervisory Board2.7yrsUS$105.50kno data
Martine Verluyten
Member of Supervisory Board7.8yrsUS$149.00kno data
Jean-Georges Malcor
Member of Supervisory Board8.8yrsUS$98.50kno data
Maurizio Tamagnini
Vice Chairman of Supervisory Board2.7yrsUS$165.50kno data
Lucia Morselli
Member of Supervisory Board0.8yrsno datano data
Heleen Kersten
Member of Supervisory Board5.7yrsUS$110.50kno data
Alessandro Rivera
Member of Supervisory Board8.8yrsUS$103.50kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: STM's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

STMicroelectronics N.V.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: STMicroelectronics N.V.
  • Ticker: STM
  • Exchange: ENXTPA
  • Founded: 1987
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: €25.127b
  • Shares outstanding: 887.90m
  • Website: https://www.st.com

Number of Employees


  • STMicroelectronics N.V.
  • 39 Chemin du Champ des Filles
  • Plan-Les-Ouates
  • Geneva
  • Geneva
  • 1228
  • Switzerland


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
STMNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)NY REGISTRYUSUSDDec 1994
STME.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDDec 1994
STM NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)NY REGISTRYMXMXNDec 1994
STMENXTPA (Euronext Paris)YesCommon StockFREURDec 1994
STMBIT (Borsa Italiana)YesCommon StockITEURDec 1994
0INBLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBEURDec 1994
SGMDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURDec 1994
STMPBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesCommon StockGBEURDec 1994
SGMXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesCommon StockDEEURDec 1994
SGMRDUSE (Dusseldorf Stock Exchange)NY REGISTRYDEEURDec 1994
STMMBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesCommon StockGBEURDec 1994
STMIWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesCommon StockATEURDec 1994
0L9YLSE (London Stock Exchange)NY REGISTRYGBUSDDec 1994


STMicroelectronics N.V., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets semiconductor products worldwide. It operates through Automotive and Discrete Group; Analog, MEMS and Sensors Group; and Microcontrollers and Digital ICs Group segments. The company offers a range of products, including discrete and standard commodity components, application-specific integrated circuits, full-custom and semi-custom devices, and application-specific standard products for analog, digital, and mixed-signal applications, as well as silicon chips and smartcards. It also provides subsystems, assembly, and other services. The company sells its products through its distributors and retailers, as well as through sales representatives. STMicroelectronics N.V. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/22 20:51
End of Day Share Price2020/02/21 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.