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Epileds Technologies TWSE:4956 Stock Report

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02 Oct, 2022


Company Financials
4956 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health5/6

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.

Epileds Technologies Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Epileds Technologies
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceNT$14.50
52 Week HighNT$30.40
52 Week LowNT$13.95
1 Month Change-15.20%
3 Month Change-6.45%
1 Year Change-34.24%
3 Year Change3.20%
5 Year Change-29.27%
Change since IPO-59.72%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

4956TW SemiconductorTW 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.

Price Volatility

Is 4956's price volatile compared to industry and market?
4956 volatility
4956 Average Weekly Movement6.1%
Semiconductor Industry Average Movement6.2%
Market Average Movement5.1%
10% most volatile stocks in TW Market8.3%
10% least volatile stocks in TW Market2.4%

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

2006n/aJin Gu

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

How do Epileds Technologies's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
4956 fundamental statistics
Market CapNT$1.46b
Earnings (TTM)NT$78.48m
Revenue (TTM)NT$1.50b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
4956 income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueNT$1.18b
Gross ProfitNT$319.28m
Other ExpensesNT$240.80m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.78
Gross Margin21.35%
Net Profit Margin5.25%
Debt/Equity Ratio38.0%

How did 4956 perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 4956 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


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

  • Analyst Forecast

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.

4956 key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA7.1x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 4956's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

4956 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 4956 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average22.6x
5272 AMICCOM Electronics
6708 Mars Semiconductor
4945 Sentelic
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.

4956 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio18.6x
Fair PE Ration/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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Future Growth

How is Epileds Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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.

Past Performance

How has Epileds Technologies performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


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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Financial Health

How is Epileds Technologies's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

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).

Balance Sheet

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Epileds Technologies Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Epileds Technologies dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
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?


Jin Gu

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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.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of 4956?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
General Public99,725,52099.3%

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

Top Shareholders

Top 1 shareholders own 0.68% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
682,480NT$9.9m0.46%no data

Company Information

Epileds Technologies, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • 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:

Number of Employees


  • Epileds Technologies, Inc.
  • Tree Valley Park
  • No. 7 Kanxi Road
  • Tainan City
  • 74148
  • Taiwan


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
4956TWSE (Taiwan Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockTWTWDOct 2010

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/02 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/30 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.