SemiLEDs Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells light emitting diode (LED) chips, LED components, and LED modules and systems in the United States, Taiwan, the Netherlands, Germany, Japan, India, China, and internationally. More Details
Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has SemiLEDs's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LEDS's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LEDS underperformed the US Semiconductor industry which returned 38.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LEDS underperformed the US Market which returned 12.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is SemiLEDs's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is SemiLEDs 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 LEDS's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LEDS's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LEDS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Semiconductor industry average.
PE vs Market: LEDS 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 LEDS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LEDS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.2x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (3.1x).
How is SemiLEDs forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 SemiLEDs 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of LEDS’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- Explore growth companies in the Semiconductors industry.
How has SemiLEDs performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LEDS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LEDS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LEDS is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 40.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LEDS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LEDS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (7.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LEDS has a negative Return on Equity (-51.71%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is SemiLEDs's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LEDS's short term assets ($7.5M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($7.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: LEDS's short term assets ($7.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($4.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LEDS's debt to equity ratio (288.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LEDS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 13.6% to 288.8% over the 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: LEDS has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: LEDS has sufficient cash runway for 1.2 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 42.5% each year.
What is SemiLEDs's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LEDS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LEDS'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 LEDS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LEDS'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 LEDS'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 board tenure
Trung Tri Doan (61 yo)
Mr. Trung Tri Doan founded SemiLEDs Corporation in 2004 and has been its Chairman and Chief Executive since January 2005. Mr. Doan has been President of SemiLEDs Corporation since August 2012. Mr. Doan ser ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Trung Tri's total compensation ($USD303.75K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD601.89K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Trung Tri's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Independent Director||15.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||1yr||no data||0% |
|Independent Director||8.58yrs||US$45.00k||0.53% |
|Independent Director||4.42yrs||US$33.00k||0.21% |
Experienced Board: LEDS's board of directors are considered experienced (8.6 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 11.6%.
SemiLEDs Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SemiLEDs Corporation
- Ticker: LEDS
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: US$10.937m
- Shares outstanding: 4.01m
- Website: https://www.semileds.com
Number of Employees
- SemiLEDs Corporation
- Hsinchu Science Park
- 3rd Floor
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LEDS||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Dec 2010|
|6LD1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Dec 2010|
SemiLEDs Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells light emitting diode (LED) chips, LED components, and LED modules and systems in the United States, Taiwan, the Netherlands, Germany, Japan, India, Ch ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/23 05:35|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/22 00:00|
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