X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE operates as an analog/mixed-signal semiconductor technology foundry in Europe, Asia, North America, and internationally.
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has X-FAB Silicon Foundries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: XFAB's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: XFAB underperformed the French Semiconductor industry which returned 49.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: XFAB underperformed the French Market which returned -6.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is X-FAB Silicon Foundries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 months ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought X-FAB Silicon Foundries (EPA:XFAB) Stock A Year Ago, You'd Be Sitting On A 22% Loss, Today
7 months ago | Simply Wall StX-FAB Silicon Foundries SE Just Released Its Third-Quarter Earnings: Here's What Analysts Think
7 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Kind Of Share Price Volatility Should You Expect For X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE (EPA:XFAB)?
Is X-FAB Silicon Foundries 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: XFAB (€3.36) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€17.42)
Significantly Below Fair Value: XFAB is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: XFAB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Semiconductor industry average.
PE vs Market: XFAB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the French market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate XFAB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: XFAB is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the FR Semiconductor industry average (2x).
How is X-FAB Silicon Foundries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: XFAB is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.6%).
Earnings vs Market: XFAB is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: XFAB's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: XFAB's revenue (13.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the French market (3.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: XFAB's revenue (13.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: XFAB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (2.5%).
How has X-FAB Silicon Foundries performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: XFAB is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: XFAB is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: XFAB is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -51.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare XFAB's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: XFAB is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (-20.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: XFAB has a negative Return on Equity (-7.02%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is X-FAB Silicon Foundries's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: XFAB's short term assets ($426.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($118.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: XFAB's short term assets ($426.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($88.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: XFAB's debt to equity ratio (12.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: XFAB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 29% to 12.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: XFAB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (39.4%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if XFAB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is X-FAB Silicon Foundries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate XFAB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate XFAB's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if XFAB's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if XFAB's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of XFAB's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the French market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Rudi De Winter (58yo)
Mr. Rudi De Winter has been Chief Executive Officer at X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE since 2014. Mr. De Winter serves as a Managing Director of Xtrion N.V. Mr. De Winter has been the Chief Executive Officer a ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Rudi's total compensation ($USD314.77K) is below average for companies of similar size in the French market ($USD572.68K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Rudi's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|MD. CEO & Director||6.42yrs||US$314.77k||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Technology Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of X-FAB Texas||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of X-FAB Dresden||0.67yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of X-FAB Sarawak||0.67yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: XFAB's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|MD. CEO & Director||6.42yrs||US$314.77k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||14.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||14.42yrs||US$44.79k||no data|
|Chairman of the Board||no data||US$33.59k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||14.42yrs||US$16.80k||no data|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||3.17yrs||US$29.42k||no data|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||3.17yrs||US$27.99k||no data|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||2.83yrs||US$27.99k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||US$17.05k||no data|
Experienced Board: XFAB's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 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.
X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE
- Ticker: XFAB
- Exchange: ENXTPA
- Founded: 1992
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: €438.270m
- Shares outstanding: 130.63m
- Website: https://www.xfab.com
Number of Employees
- X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE
- Transportstraat 1
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|XFAB||ENXTPA (Euronext Paris)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||FR||EUR||Apr 2017|
|XFABP||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Apr 2017|
|0ROZ||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Apr 2017|
X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE operates as an analog/mixed-signal semiconductor technology foundry in Europe, Asia, North America, and internationally. The company manufactures silicon wafers for automotive, industrial, medical, consumer and mobile communications, and other applications; and analog-digital integrated circuits (ICs), sensors, and micro-electro-mechanical systems. It also provides manufacturing and design support services for customers that design analog/mixed-signal ICs and other semiconductor devices, as well as engineering and prototyping services, technical services, and design kits. In addition, the company provides foundry services for integrated device manufacturers, original equipment manufacturers, and fabless semiconductor companies. X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE was founded in 1992 and is based in Tessenderlo, Belgium.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/04 00:53|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/03 00:00|
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