Broadcom Inc. designs, develops, and supplies a range of semiconductor devices with a focus on complex digital and mixed signal complementary metal oxide semiconductor based devices and analog III-V based products worldwide.
Reasonable growth potential and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Broadcom's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AVGO's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: AVGO underperformed the US Semiconductor industry which returned -1.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AVGO underperformed the US Market which returned -14.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Broadcom's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Broadcom 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: AVGO ($234.26) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($320.23)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AVGO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AVGO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (36.8x) compared to the Semiconductor industry average (25.4x).
PE vs Market: AVGO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (36.8x) compared to the US market (12.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AVGO is good value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AVGO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.8x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (2.2x).
How is Broadcom forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 28 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AVGO's forecast earnings growth (38% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: AVGO's earnings (38% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AVGO's revenue (4.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AVGO's revenue (4.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AVGO's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (42%).
How has Broadcom performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AVGO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AVGO's current net profit margins (11.2%) are lower than last year (30.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AVGO's earnings have grown significantly by 40.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AVGO's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: AVGO had negative earnings growth (-61.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Semiconductor industry average (-30.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AVGO's Return on Equity (10.8%) is considered low.
How is Broadcom's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AVGO's short term assets ($12.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: AVGO's short term assets ($12.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($48.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AVGO's debt to equity ratio (183.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: AVGO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 147.5% to 183.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AVGO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (22.1%).
Interest Coverage: AVGO's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.9x coverage).
Inventory Level: AVGO has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: AVGO's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.3x debt).
What is Broadcom's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AVGO's dividend (5.55%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (2.04%).
High Dividend: AVGO's dividend (5.55%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.7%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, AVGO has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AVGO's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (185.1%), AVGO's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: AVGO's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (57.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Hock Tan (67yo)
Mr. Hock E. Tan is Broadcom President, Chief Executive Officer and Director. He has held this position since March 2006. From September 2005 to January 2008, he served as Chairman of the board of Integrate ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Hock's total compensation ($USD2.37M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.87M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Hock's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Executive Director||14.08yrs||US$2.37m||0.042% $39.5m|
|CFO & Secretary||4.08yrs||US$17.85m||0.010% $9.5m|
|Chief Legal Officer||3.08yrs||US$13.56m||0.0038% $3.5m|
|Senior VP & Chief Sales Officer||4.83yrs||US$17.93m||0.014% $13.3m|
|Senior Vice President of Global Operations||11.25yrs||US$4.93m||no data|
|Chief Accounting Officer||4.08yrs||no data||0.0038% $3.6m|
|Chief Information Officer & VP of Global Technology & Solutions||8.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & GM of ASIC Products Division||13.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: AVGO's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.5 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Executive Director||14.08yrs||US$2.37m||0.042% $39.5m|
|Independent Director||0.83yr||US$247.92k||0.00031% $290.3k|
|Lead Independent Director||1.33yrs||US$441.98k||0.0087% $8.2m|
|Chairman of the Board||1.33yrs||US$3.03m||1.6% $1.5b|
|Independent Director||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.33yrs||US$338.48k||0.00026% $243.5k|
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$358.41k||0.000060% $56.2k|
|Independent Director||3.33yrs||US$331.60k||0.00051% $477.6k|
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$357.89k||0.000060% $56.2k|
Experienced Board: AVGO's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 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: AVGO insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Broadcom Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Broadcom Inc.
- Ticker: AVGO
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2018
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: US$93.655b
- Shares outstanding: 399.79m
- Website: https://www.broadcom.com
Number of Employees
- Broadcom Inc.
- 1320 Ridder Park Drive
- San Jose
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|0YXG||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Aug 2009|
|1YD||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Aug 2009|
|AVGO *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Aug 2009|
|BROA||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Aug 2009|
|AVGO||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Aug 2009|
|1YD||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Aug 2009|
|AVGO34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH REP 0.2 COM USD0.001||BR||BRL||May 2019|
|AVGO.P||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||8% CNV PFD SER A||US||USD||Sep 2019|
Broadcom Inc. designs, develops, and supplies a range of semiconductor devices with a focus on complex digital and mixed signal complementary metal oxide semiconductor based devices and analog III-V based products worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Semiconductor Solutions, Infrastructure Software, and Intellectual Property licensing. It provides set-top box system-on-chips (SoCs); cable, digital subscriber line, and passive optical networking central office/consumer premise equipment SoCs; Wireless local area network access point SoCs; Ethernet switching and routing application specific standard products; embedded processors and controllers; serializer/deserializer application specific integrated circuits; optical and copper, and physical layers; and fiber optic laser and receiver components. The company also offers RF front end modules, filters, and power amplifiers; Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and global positioning system/global navigation satellite system SoCs; custom touch controllers; serial attached small computer system interface, and redundant array of independent disks controllers and adapters; peripheral component interconnect express switches; fiber channel host bus adapters; read channel based SoCs; custom flash controllers; preamplifiers; and optocouplers, industrial fiber optics, motion control encoders and subsystems, and light emitting diodes. In addition, it provides mainframe and enterprise software solution and cybersecurity solutions. Its products are used in various applications, including enterprise and data center networking, home connectivity, set-top boxes, broadband access, telecommunication equipment, smartphones and base stations, data center servers and storage systems, factory automation, power generation and alternative energy systems, and electronic displays. Broadcom Inc. was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/04 01:08|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/03 00:00|
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