NasdaqGS:MPWR

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Executive Summary

Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. designs, develops, and markets integrated power semiconductor solutions and power delivery architectures for consumer, computing and storage, industrial, automotive, and communications markets.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with high growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has Monolithic Power Systems's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.2%

MPWR

-0.8%

US Semiconductor

-0.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

17.6%

MPWR

9.4%

US Semiconductor

1.1%

US Market

MPWR outperformed the Semiconductor industry which returned 10.2% over the past year.

MPWR outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.6% over the past year.


Share holder returns

MPWRIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.2%-0.8%-0.2%
30 Day1.3%4.9%2.5%
90 Day21.4%12.0%1.6%
1 Year19.0%17.6%11.5%9.4%3.4%1.1%
3 Year110.3%104.3%83.0%72.2%45.2%35.8%
5 Year269.2%250.2%123.0%100.4%62.6%44.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Monolithic Power Systems's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Monolithic Power Systems undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

62.89x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Monolithic Power Systems's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Monolithic Power Systems's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Monolithic Power Systems is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Semiconductor industry average.

Monolithic Power Systems is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Monolithic Power Systems is poor value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Monolithic Power Systems is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Semiconductor industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Monolithic Power Systems expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?

25.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Monolithic Power Systems's revenue is expected to grow by 15.8% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Monolithic Power Systems's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Monolithic Power Systems's revenue growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Monolithic Power Systems's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Monolithic Power Systems's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Monolithic Power Systems is expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


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Past Performance

How has Monolithic Power Systems performed over the past 5 years?

27.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Monolithic Power Systems has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.

Monolithic Power Systems's 1-year earnings growth exceeds its 5-year average (29.7% vs 27.7%)

Monolithic Power Systems's earnings growth has exceeded the US Semiconductor industry average in the past year (29.7% vs -6.2%).


Return on Equity

Monolithic Power Systems has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Monolithic Power Systems used its assets more efficiently than the US Semiconductor industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Monolithic Power Systems has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Monolithic Power Systems's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Monolithic Power Systems is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Monolithic Power Systems's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Monolithic Power Systems has no debt.

Monolithic Power Systems has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.

Monolithic Power Systems has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Monolithic Power Systems has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Monolithic Power Systems has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is Monolithic Power Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.21%

Expected Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

Purchase Monolithic Power Systems before the 'Buy Limit' to receive their next dividend payment.


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Monolithic Power Systems's pays a lower dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.44%).

Monolithic Power Systems's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.71%).

Whilst dividend payments have been stable, Monolithic Power Systems has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Dividend payments have increased, but Monolithic Power Systems only paid a dividend in the past 5 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are covered by earnings (1.8x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Dividends after 3 years are expected to be well covered by earnings (2.5x coverage).


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Management

What is the CEO of Monolithic Power Systems's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

12.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michael Hsing (59yo)

22.1yrs

Tenure

US$11,715,714

Compensation

Mr. Michael R. Hsing founded Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) Inc. and has been its President and Chief Executive Officer since August 1997. Mr. Hsing held senior technical positions at companies such as Sup ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Michael's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Michael's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

12.2yrs

Average Tenure

58.5yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Monolithic Power Systems management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

9.7yrs

Average Tenure

60.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Monolithic Power Systems board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

Monolithic Power Systems individual insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

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Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Michael Hsing (59yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 22.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$11.72m
  • Saria Tseng (48yo)

    VP of Strategic Corporate Development

    • Tenure: 15.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.74m
  • Deming Xiao (56yo)

    President of Asia Operations

    • Tenure: 11.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.74m
  • Maurice Sciammas (59yo)

    Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Marketing

    • Tenure: 12.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.74m
  • Meera Rao (58yo)

    • Tenure: 3.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.35m
  • Bernie Blegen (61yo)

    VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.77m

Board Members

  • Herbert Chang (57yo)

    Lead Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$267.50k
  • Victor Lee (62yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 13yrs
    • Compensation: US$250.00k
  • Michael Hsing (59yo)

    Founder

    • Tenure: 22.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$11.72m
  • Jim Moyer (76yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 20.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$225.00k
  • Jeff Zhou (64yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 9.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$253.50k
  • Eugen Elmiger (55yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 6.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$246.50k

Company Information

Monolithic Power Systems, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Monolithic Power Systems, Inc.
  • Ticker: MPWR
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: US$6.761b
  • Shares outstanding: 43.24m
  • Website: https://www.monolithicpower.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Monolithic Power Systems, Inc.
  • 4040 Lake Washington Boulevard NE
  • Suite 201
  • Kirkland
  • Washington
  • 98033
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
MPWRNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDNov 2004
NQGDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURNov 2004

Biography

Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. designs, develops, and markets integrated power semiconductor solutions and power delivery architectures for consumer, computing and storage, industrial, automotive, and comm ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/20 00:33
End of Day Share Price2019/09/19 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.