BE Semiconductor Industries N.V. develops, manufactures, markets, sells, and services semiconductor assembly equipment for the semiconductor and electronics industries worldwide. More Details
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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 +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BESI's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BESI exceeded the Dutch Semiconductor industry which returned 87.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BESI exceeded the Dutch Market which returned 35.4% 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 StThis Insider Has Just Sold Shares In BE Semiconductor Industries N.V. (AMS:BESI)
1 week ago | Simply Wall StShareholders of BE Semiconductor Industries (AMS:BESI) Must Be Delighted With Their 598% Total Return
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDoes BE Semiconductor Industries (AMS:BESI) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?
Is BE Semiconductor Industries 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: BESI (€77.62) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€85.68)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BESI is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BESI is good value based on its PE Ratio (27.2x) compared to the European Semiconductor industry average (41.8x).
PE vs Market: BESI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.2x) compared to the Dutch market (22.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BESI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BESI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (12.9x) compared to the XE Semiconductor industry average (4.1x).
How is BE Semiconductor Industries 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: BESI's forecast earnings growth (11.9% per year) is above the savings rate (0.1%).
Earnings vs Market: BESI's earnings (11.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Dutch market (13.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BESI's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BESI's revenue (8.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Dutch market (6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BESI's revenue (8.9% 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 (54%).
How has BE Semiconductor Industries performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BESI has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BESI's current net profit margins (35.7%) are higher than last year (26.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BESI's earnings have grown by 8.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BESI's earnings growth over the past year (96.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (8.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BESI earnings growth over the past year (96.7%) exceeded the Semiconductor industry 61.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BESI's Return on Equity (44.8%) is considered outstanding.
How is BE Semiconductor Industries's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BESI's short term assets (€824.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (€178.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: BESI's short term assets (€824.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (€339.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BESI's debt to equity ratio (65.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BESI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 6.8% to 65.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BESI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (62.4%).
Interest Coverage: BESI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.2x 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 (2.19%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Dutch market (1.49%).
High Dividend: BESI's dividend (2.19%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Dutch market (4.5%).
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 (59.7%), 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 (120.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Richard Blickman (67 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 ($USD7.88M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Dutch market ($USD2.27M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Richard's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: BESI's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BESI's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BESI insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 6.7%.
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: €6.027b
- Shares outstanding: 77.65m
- Website: https://www.besi.com
Number of Employees
- BE Semiconductor Industries N.V.
- Ratio 6
- 6921 RW
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
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