MPWR Stock Overview
Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of semiconductor-based power electronics solutions for the computing and storage, automotive, industrial, communications, and consumer markets.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$372.66|
|52 Week High||US$580.00|
|52 Week Low||US$348.02|
|1 Month Change||-21.81%|
|3 Month Change||-5.03%|
|1 Year Change||-23.98%|
|3 Year Change||143.01%|
|5 Year Change||243.81%|
|Change since IPO||3,687.19%|
Recent News & Updates
Monolithic Power declares $0.75 dividend
Monolithic Power (NASDAQ:MPWR) declares $0.75/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 0.72% Payable Oct. 14; for shareholders of record Sept. 30; ex-div Sept. 29. See MPWR Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth.
A Look At The Fair Value Of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR)
Does the August share price for Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. ( NASDAQ:MPWR ) reflect what it's really worth? Today...
|MPWR||US Semiconductor||US Market|
Return vs Industry: MPWR exceeded the US Semiconductor industry which returned -30.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MPWR matched the US Market which returned -23.7% over the past year.
|MPWR Average Weekly Movement||7.1%|
|Semiconductor Industry Average Movement||8.0%|
|Market Average Movement||6.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: MPWR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MPWR's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of semiconductor-based power electronics solutions for the computing and storage, automotive, industrial, communications, and consumer markets. The company provides direct current (DC) to DC integrated circuits (ICs) that are used to convert and control voltages of various electronic systems, such as portable electronic devices, wireless LAN access points, computers and notebooks, monitors, infotainment applications, and medical equipment. It also offers lighting control ICs for backlighting that are used in systems, which provide the light source for LCD panels in notebook computers, monitors, car navigation systems, and televisions, as well as for general illumination products.
Monolithic Power Systems Fundamentals Summary
|MPWR fundamental statistics|
Is MPWR overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MPWR income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$628.72m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||7.17|
|Net Profit Margin||22.40%|
How did MPWR perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.8%Current Dividend Yield
Does MPWR pay a reliable dividends?See MPWR dividend history and benchmarks
|Monolithic Power Systems dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Sep 29 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Oct 14 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||1 day|
|Days until Dividend pay date||16 days|
Does MPWR pay a reliable dividends?See MPWR dividend history and benchmarks
Is MPWR undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
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
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for MPWR?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is MPWR's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does MPWR's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|MPWR PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
SWKS Skyworks Solutions
ON ON Semiconductor
FSLR First Solar
MPWR Monolithic Power Systems
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: MPWR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (51.9x) compared to the peer average (28.2x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does MPWR's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Semiconductor Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: MPWR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (51.9x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (15.3x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is MPWR'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.
|Current PE Ratio||51.9x|
|Fair PE Ratio||28.8x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: MPWR is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (51.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (28.8x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of MPWR when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: MPWR ($372.66) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($503.72)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MPWR 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: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Monolithic Power Systems forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MPWR's forecast earnings growth (17.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: MPWR's earnings (17.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MPWR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: MPWR's revenue (14.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MPWR's revenue (14.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MPWR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (28.9%)
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How has Monolithic Power Systems performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score6/6
Past Performance Score 6/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MPWR has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MPWR's current net profit margins (22.4%) are higher than last year (19.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MPWR's earnings have grown significantly by 31.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MPWR's earnings growth over the past year (68.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (31.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: MPWR earnings growth over the past year (68.7%) exceeded the Semiconductor industry 54.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: MPWR's Return on Equity (23.6%) is considered high.
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How is Monolithic Power Systems's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MPWR's short term assets ($1.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($254.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: MPWR's short term assets ($1.3B) exceed its long term liabilities ($108.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MPWR is debt free.
Reducing Debt: MPWR has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MPWR has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: MPWR has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is Monolithic Power Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Monolithic Power Systems Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (Monolithic Power Systems)||0.8%|
|Market Bottom 25% (US)||1.7%|
|Market Top 25% (US)||4.7%|
|Industry Average (Semiconductor)||2.1%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Monolithic Power Systems)||0.9%|
Notable Dividend: MPWR's dividend (0.81%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.67%).
High Dividend: MPWR's dividend (0.81%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.68%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MPWR is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: MPWR is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: MPWR is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: MPWR is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Michael Hsing (62 yo)
Mr. Michael R. Hsing has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Monolithic Power Systems, Inc since August 1997. He is Founder of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. He held senior technical po...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Michael Hsing's Compensation vs Monolithic Power Systems Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2021||US$20m||US$712k|
|Sep 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2020||US$15m||US$650k|
|Sep 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2019||US$9m||US$650k|
|Sep 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2018||US$12m||US$644k|
|Sep 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2017||US$8m||US$600k|
|Sep 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2016||US$7m||US$600k|
|Sep 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2015||US$9m||US$600k|
Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD20.25M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.05M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Michael's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: MPWR's management team is seasoned and experienced (15.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MPWR's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: MPWR insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
|22 Sep 22||SellUS$811,151||James Moyer||Individual||2,065||US$400.10|
|12 Aug 22||SellUS$858,876||Deming Xiao||Individual||1,633||US$525.95|
|12 Aug 22||SellUS$858,876||Saria Tseng||Individual||1,633||US$525.95|
|12 Aug 22||SellUS$858,876||Maurice Sciammas||Individual||1,633||US$525.95|
|12 Aug 22||SellUS$3,316,641||Michael Hsing||Individual||6,306||US$525.95|
|12 Aug 22||SellUS$720,026||Theodore Blegen||Individual||1,369||US$525.95|
|04 Aug 22||SellUS$2,745,490||Maurice Sciammas||Individual||5,184||US$532.06|
|04 Aug 22||SellUS$514,032||Saria Tseng||Individual||984||US$522.39|
|04 Aug 22||SellUS$1,984,037||Michael Hsing||Individual||3,798||US$522.39|
|04 Aug 22||SellUS$442,978||Theodore Blegen||Individual||848||US$522.38|
|04 Aug 22||SellUS$514,032||Deming Xiao||Individual||984||US$522.39|
|01 Jul 22||SellUS$4,156,247||Michael Hsing||Individual||11,495||US$361.57|
|01 Jul 22||SellUS$343,501||Theodore Blegen||Individual||950||US$361.58|
|01 Jul 22||SellUS$1,632,534||Maurice Sciammas||Individual||4,515||US$361.58|
|01 Jul 22||SellUS$1,632,534||Saria Tseng||Individual||4,515||US$361.58|
|01 Jul 22||SellUS$1,632,534||Deming Xiao||Individual||4,515||US$361.58|
|27 May 22||SellUS$683,215||Deming Xiao||Individual||1,495||US$457.00|
|24 May 22||SellUS$1,686,707||Deming Xiao||Individual||4,298||US$392.44|
|12 May 22||SellUS$651,620||Maurice Sciammas||Individual||1,679||US$388.10|
|12 May 22||SellUS$651,620||Saria Tseng||Individual||1,679||US$388.10|
|12 May 22||SellUS$651,620||Deming Xiao||Individual||1,679||US$388.10|
|12 May 22||SellUS$2,515,276||Michael Hsing||Individual||6,481||US$388.10|
|12 May 22||SellUS$541,400||Theodore Blegen||Individual||1,395||US$388.10|
|04 May 22||SellUS$446,812||Saria Tseng||Individual||986||US$453.16|
|04 May 22||SellUS$1,725,155||Michael Hsing||Individual||3,807||US$453.15|
|04 May 22||SellUS$385,182||Theodore Blegen||Individual||850||US$453.16|
|04 May 22||SellUS$446,812||Deming Xiao||Individual||986||US$453.16|
|04 May 22||SellUS$446,812||Maurice Sciammas||Individual||986||US$453.16|
|01 Apr 22||SellUS$434,515||Theodore Blegen||Individual||930||US$467.22|
|01 Apr 22||SellUS$5,256,338||Michael Hsing||Individual||11,250||US$467.23|
|01 Apr 22||SellUS$2,065,157||Deming Xiao||Individual||4,420||US$467.23|
|01 Apr 22||SellUS$2,065,157||Saria Tseng||Individual||4,420||US$467.23|
|01 Apr 22||SellUS$2,065,157||Maurice Sciammas||Individual||4,420||US$467.23|
|14 Feb 22||SellUS$714,425||Maurice Sciammas||Individual||1,663||US$429.60|
|14 Feb 22||SellUS$714,425||Saria Tseng||Individual||1,663||US$429.60|
|14 Feb 22||SellUS$714,425||Deming Xiao||Individual||1,663||US$429.60|
|14 Feb 22||SellUS$2,758,462||Michael Hsing||Individual||6,421||US$429.60|
|14 Feb 22||SellUS$595,855||Theodore Blegen||Individual||1,387||US$429.60|
|08 Feb 22||SellUS$2,977,889||Theodore Blegen||Individual||7,453||US$401.12|
|08 Feb 22||SellUS$14,907,643||Michael Hsing||Individual||37,301||US$401.12|
|08 Feb 22||SellUS$3,933,640||Maurice Sciammas||Individual||9,844||US$401.12|
|08 Feb 22||SellUS$3,633,781||Deming Xiao||Individual||9,093||US$401.12|
|08 Feb 22||SellUS$3,633,781||Saria Tseng||Individual||9,093||US$401.12|
|03 Jan 22||SellUS$444,237||Theodore Blegen||Individual||905||US$490.87|
|03 Jan 22||SellUS$2,113,195||Deming Xiao||Individual||4,305||US$490.87|
|03 Jan 22||SellUS$2,113,195||Maurice Sciammas||Individual||4,305||US$490.87|
|03 Jan 22||SellUS$2,113,195||Saria Tseng||Individual||4,305||US$490.87|
|03 Jan 22||SellUS$5,379,935||Michael Hsing||Individual||10,960||US$490.87|
|30 Nov 21||SellUS$2,444,960||Deming Xiao||Individual||4,366||US$560.00|
|22 Nov 21||SellUS$247,660||Deming Xiao||Individual||427||US$580.00|
|12 Nov 21||SellUS$899,304||Deming Xiao||Individual||1,625||US$553.42|
|12 Nov 21||SellUS$3,471,591||Michael Hsing||Individual||6,273||US$553.42|
|12 Nov 21||SellUS$754,862||Theodore Blegen||Individual||1,364||US$553.42|
|12 Nov 21||SellUS$899,304||Maurice Sciammas||Individual||1,625||US$553.42|
|12 Nov 21||SellUS$1,110,620||James Moyer||Individual||2,000||US$555.31|
|12 Nov 21||SellUS$899,304||Saria Tseng||Individual||1,625||US$553.42|
|08 Nov 21||SellUS$1,108,602||Deming Xiao||Individual||2,022||US$548.27|
|08 Nov 21||SellUS$800,474||Theodore Blegen||Individual||1,460||US$548.27|
|08 Nov 21||SellUS$1,108,602||Maurice Sciammas||Individual||2,022||US$548.27|
|08 Nov 21||SellUS$4,283,634||Michael Hsing||Individual||7,813||US$548.27|
|01 Oct 21||SellUS$2,061,773||Maurice Sciammas||Individual||4,330||US$476.16|
|01 Oct 21||SellUS$433,306||Theodore Blegen||Individual||910||US$476.16|
|01 Oct 21||SellUS$5,247,283||Michael Hsing||Individual||11,020||US$476.16|
|01 Oct 21||SellUS$2,061,773||Saria Tseng||Individual||4,330||US$476.16|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
|State or Government||19,193||0.04%|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Monolithic Power Systems, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Monolithic Power Systems, Inc.
- Ticker: MPWR
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Implied Market Cap: US$17.436b
- Shares outstanding: 46.79m
- Website: https://www.monolithicpower.com
Number of Employees
- Monolithic Power Systems, Inc.
- 5808 Lake Washington Boulevard NE
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MPWR||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 2004|
|NQG||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 2004|
|MPWR *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Nov 2004|
|M2PR34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 60 REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Jan 2022|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/27 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/27 00:00|
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.