BE Semiconductor Industries N.V. develops, manufactures, markets, sells, and services semiconductor assembly equipment for the semiconductor and electronics industries worldwide. More Details
Solid track record with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has BE Semiconductor Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BESI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Dutch stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BESI's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BESI underperformed the Dutch Semiconductor industry which returned 34.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BESI exceeded the Dutch Market which returned -1.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is BE Semiconductor Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StHere's What We Learned About The CEO Pay At BE Semiconductor Industries N.V. (AMS:BESI)
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3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Selling BE Semiconductor Industries N.V. (AMS:BESI) Shares?
Is BE Semiconductor Industries undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BESI (€42.49) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€38.83)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BESI is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BESI is good value based on its PE Ratio (25.4x) compared to the XE Semiconductor industry average (51.6x).
PE vs Market: BESI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.4x) compared to the Dutch market (24.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BESI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BESI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9.4x) compared to the XE Semiconductor industry average (3.2x).
How is BE Semiconductor Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BESI's forecast earnings growth (19.6% per year) is above the savings rate (0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: BESI's earnings (19.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Dutch market (28.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BESI's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BESI's revenue (14.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Dutch market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BESI's revenue (14.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BESI's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (47.9%).
How has BE Semiconductor Industries performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BESI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BESI's current net profit margins (29.2%) are higher than last year (19.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BESI's earnings have grown by 10.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BESI's earnings growth over the past year (72.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (10.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BESI earnings growth over the past year (72.3%) exceeded the Semiconductor industry -16.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst BESI's Return on Equity (36.93%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is BE Semiconductor Industries's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BESI's short term assets (€723.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (€94.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: BESI's short term assets (€723.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (€442.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BESI's debt to equity ratio (122.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BESI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 7.3% to 122.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BESI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (36.4%).
Interest Coverage: BESI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.8x coverage).
What is BE Semiconductor Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BESI's dividend (2.38%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Dutch market (1.87%).
High Dividend: BESI's dividend (2.38%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Dutch market (5.03%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BESI's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BESI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (60.4%), BESI's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BESI's dividends in 3 years are not forecast to be well covered by earnings (131.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Richard Blickman (66 yo)
Mr. Richard W. Blickman has been the Chairman of Management Board and Chief Executive Officer at BE Semiconductor Industries N.V., since November 1995 and served as its President since November 1995 until ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Richard's total compensation ($USD5.40M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Dutch market ($USD2.25M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Richard's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman of Management Board & CEO||25yrs||€4.53m||2.51% |
|Senior Vice President of Finance||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Global Operations||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Technology Officer of Besi||6.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Sales - North America & Europe||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Strategic Development||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Sales & Customer Support - APAC||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Packaging||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Die Attach||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Finance - Asia & Die Attach||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Laurier Inc.||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BESI's management team is considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).
|Member of Supervisory Board||2.33yrs||€62.70k||no data|
|Vice Chairman of Supervisory Board||no data||€66.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||2.58yrs||€66.00k||no data|
|Member of Supervisory Board||8.58yrs||€70.70k||no data|
|Chairman of the Supervisory Board||1.83yrs||€53.90k||no data|
Experienced Board: BESI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
BE Semiconductor Industries N.V.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: BE Semiconductor Industries N.V.
- Ticker: BESI
- Exchange: ENXTAM
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: €3.027b
- Shares outstanding: 71.25m
- Website: https://www.besi.com
Number of Employees
- BE Semiconductor Industries N.V.
- Ratio 6
- 6921 RW
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BESI.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||NY REGSTRY SHS||US||USD||Dec 1995|
|BESI||ENXTAM (Euronext Amsterdam)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||NL||EUR||Dec 1995|
|0XVE||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Dec 1995|
|BSI||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 1995|
|BESIA||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||EUR||Dec 1995|
|BESV.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Dec 1995|
BE Semiconductor Industries N.V. develops, manufactures, markets, sells, and services semiconductor assembly equipment for the semiconductor and electronics industries worldwide. The company’s principal pr...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/26 20:25|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/26 00:00|
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