GSI Technology, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets semiconductor memory solutions to networking, industrial, medical, aerospace, and military customers in the United States, China, Singapore, Germany, the Netherlands, and internationally.
Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has GSI Technology's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GSIT's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GSIT underperformed the US Semiconductor industry which returned 44.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GSIT underperformed the US Market which returned 15.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is GSI Technology's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is GSI Technology undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GSIT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GSIT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GSIT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Semiconductor industry average.
PE vs Market: GSIT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GSIT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GSIT is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (3.5x).
How is GSI Technology forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
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 GSI Technology 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.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Examine GSI Technology's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Explore growth companies in the Semiconductors industry.
How has GSI Technology performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GSIT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: GSIT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GSIT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 24.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GSIT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: GSIT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (-3.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GSIT has a negative Return on Equity (-18.79%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is GSI Technology's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GSIT's short term assets ($74.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: GSIT's short term assets ($74.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($4.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GSIT is debt free.
Reducing Debt: GSIT has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: GSIT has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: GSIT has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 17.3% each year
What is GSI Technology current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GSIT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GSIT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GSIT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GSIT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GSIT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Lee-Lean Shu (65 yo)
Mr. Lee-Lean Shu co-founded GSI Technology, Inc. in March 1995 and has been its President and Chief Executive Officer since March 1995 and Chairman of the Board since October 2000. From January 1995 to Mar ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Lee-Lean's total compensation ($USD842.92K) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD606.98K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Lee-Lean's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||20yrs||US$483.05k||0.21% |
|Vice President of U.S. Operations||13.92yrs||US$422.47k||0.60% |
|Vice President of Sales||18.08yrs||US$504.57k||1.21% |
Experienced Management: GSIT's management team is seasoned and experienced (20 years average tenure).
|Independent Lead Director||10.17yrs||US$111.62k||0.15% |
|Independent Director||0.92yr||US$46.46k||no data|
|Independent Director||5.42yrs||US$73.97k||0.013% |
|Independent Director||19.83yrs||US$64.55k||0.042% |
|Independent Director||12yrs||US$70.60k||0.089% |
Experienced Board: GSIT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12 years average tenure).
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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.1%.
GSI Technology, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GSI Technology, Inc.
- Ticker: GSIT
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: US$145.188m
- Shares outstanding: 23.61m
- Website: https://www.gsitechnology.com
Number of Employees
- GSI Technology, Inc.
- 1213 Elko Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GSIT||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Mar 2007|
GSI Technology, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets semiconductor memory solutions to networking, industrial, medical, aerospace, and military customers in the United Stat ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/07 00:18|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/06 00:00|
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