4956 Stock Overview
Epileds Technologies, Inc. researches and develops, designs, manufactures, and sells blue, green, red, and white light LED wafers and chips in Taiwan and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||NT$14.50|
|52 Week High||NT$30.40|
|52 Week Low||NT$13.95|
|1 Month Change||-15.20%|
|3 Month Change||-6.45%|
|1 Year Change||-34.24%|
|3 Year Change||3.20%|
|5 Year Change||-29.27%|
|Change since IPO||-59.72%|
Recent News & Updates
|4956||TW Semiconductor||TW Market|
Return vs Industry: 4956 underperformed the TW Semiconductor industry which returned -29.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 4956 underperformed the TW Market which returned -18% over the past year.
|4956 Average Weekly Movement||6.1%|
|Semiconductor Industry Average Movement||6.2%|
|Market Average Movement||5.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in TW Market||8.3%|
|10% least volatile stocks in TW Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: 4956 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of TW stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 4956's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Epileds Technologies, Inc. researches and develops, designs, manufactures, and sells blue, green, red, and white light LED wafers and chips in Taiwan and internationally. The company offers AlGalnP LED Chips with wavelength ranging from 580 to 860nm; and InGaN LED chips with wavelength from 380 to 550nm. Its LED wafers and chips are used in various applications, including landscape lighting, plant lighting, white light illumination, CCTV, medical devices, and vehicle lighting; indicators of consumer electronics, light source of fax machines and scanners, backlight source of LCD monitors, indoor or outdoor display boards, automotive lightings, traffic signals, and illuminators; and high voltage LED chip, UV, and other applications.
Epileds Technologies Fundamentals Summary
|4956 fundamental statistics|
Is 4956 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|4956 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||NT$1.18b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.78|
|Net Profit Margin||5.25%|
How did 4956 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.8%Current Dividend Yield
Is 4956 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 4956?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is 4956's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does 4956's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|4956 PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
5272 AMICCOM Electronics
6708 Mars Semiconductor
6233 Prolific Technology
4956 Epileds Technologies
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 4956 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.6x) compared to the peer average (22.6x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does 4956's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the TW Semiconductor Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 4956 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.6x) compared to the TW Semiconductor industry average (10.7x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is 4956's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||18.6x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 4956's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of 4956 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: 4956 (NT$14.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NT$50.11)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 4956 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Epileds Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Semiconductors industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Epileds Technologies has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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- Examine whether Epileds Technologies is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
How has Epileds Technologies performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 4956 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 4956's current net profit margins (5.2%) are lower than last year (6.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 4956's earnings have grown by 17.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 4956's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 4956 had negative earnings growth (-29.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Semiconductor industry average (49.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 4956's Return on Equity (4%) is considered low.
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How is Epileds Technologies's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 4956's short term assets (NT$1.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (NT$539.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: 4956's short term assets (NT$1.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (NT$666.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 4956's net debt to equity ratio (19.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 4956's debt to equity ratio has increased from 29.1% to 38% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 4956's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (44.4%).
Interest Coverage: 4956's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.5x coverage).
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What is Epileds Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Epileds Technologies Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (Epileds Technologies)||2.8%|
|Market Bottom 25% (TW)||2.6%|
|Market Top 25% (TW)||7.0%|
|Industry Average (Semiconductor)||4.3%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Epileds Technologies)||n/a|
Notable Dividend: 4956's dividend (2.76%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the TW market (2.59%).
High Dividend: 4956's dividend (2.76%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the TW market (7%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 4956's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 4956's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (52.4%), 4956's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (35.6%), 4956's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Mr. Jin Fu Gu serves as the General Manager Director at Epileds Technologies, Inc.
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.
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Epileds Technologies, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Epileds Technologies, Inc.
- Ticker: 4956
- Exchange: TWSE
- Founded: 2006
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Implied Market Cap: NT$1.456b
- Shares outstanding: 100.41m
- Website: https://www.epileds.com.tw
Number of Employees
- Epileds Technologies, Inc.
- Tree Valley Park
- No. 7 Kanxi Road
- Tainan City
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|4956||TWSE (Taiwan Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||TW||TWD||Oct 2010|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/02 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/30 00:00|
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.