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NVIDIA

Nasdaq:NVDA
Snowflake Description

Outstanding track record with excellent balance sheet.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
NVDA
Nasdaq
$89B
Market Cap
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  2. US
  3. Semiconductors
Company description

NVIDIA Corporation operates as a visual computing company worldwide. The last earnings update was 32 days ago. More info.


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  • NVIDIA has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
NVDA Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-5.5%
NasdaqGS:NVDA
1.5%
US Semiconductor
-1.5%
US Market
1 Year Returns
-27.4%
NasdaqGS:NVDA
-9.9%
US Semiconductor
-4.2%
US Market
NVDA Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
NVIDIA (NVDA) -5.5% -12.7% -47% -27.4% 336.5% 809.9%
US Semiconductor 1.5% -3.9% -13% -9.9% 64% 118.6%
US Market -1.5% -5.2% -11.2% -4.2% 27.3% 35.3%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • NVDA underperformed the Semiconductor industry which returned -9.9% over the past year.
  • NVDA underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned -4.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility
NVDA
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market
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NVDA Value

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

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of NVIDIA to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for NVIDIA.

NasdaqGS:NVDA Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Average of 37 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 11.3%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year US Government Bond Rate 3%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for NasdaqGS:NVDA
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 3%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 7.1%
Semiconductor Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 1.16
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 1.163 (1 + (1- 21%) (2.23%))
1.184
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
1.18
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 2.95% + (1.184 * 7.05%)
11.29%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for NasdaqGS:NVDA using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for NVIDIA is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We use analyst's estimates of cash flows going forward 5 years for the 1st stage, the 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

NasdaqGS:NVDA DCF 1st Stage: Next 5 year cash flow forecast
2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Levered FCF (USD, Millions) 3,856.49 4,293.00 5,226.86 6,115.43 7,093.90
Source Analyst x12 Analyst x15 Analyst x8 Est @ 17%, capped from 25.12% Est @ 16%, capped from 25.12%
Present Value
Discounted (@ 11.29%)
3,465.13 3,465.90 3,791.61 3,985.99 4,154.53
Present value of next 5 years cash flows $18,863.16
NasdaqGS:NVDA DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2023 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= $7,093.90 × (1 + 2.95%) ÷ (11.29% – 2.95%)
$87,523.77
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)5
= $87,523.77 ÷ (1 + 11.29%)5
$51,258.18
NasdaqGS:NVDA Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 5 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= $18,863.16 + $51,258.18
$70,121.34
Equity Value per Share
(USD)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= $70,121.34 / 610.00
$114.95
NasdaqGS:NVDA Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (USD) From above. $114.95
Current discount Discount to share price of $143.58
= -1 x ($143.58 - $114.95) / $114.95
-24.9%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

  • The current share price of NVIDIA is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a premium for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for NVIDIA's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are NVIDIA's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:NVDA PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-10-28) in USD $7.73
NasdaqGS:NVDA Share Price ** NasdaqGS (2018-12-17) in USD $143.58
United States of America Semiconductor Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 65 Publicly-Listed Semiconductor Companies 17.11x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 3,017 Publicly-Listed Companies 16.77x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of NVIDIA.

NasdaqGS:NVDA PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NasdaqGS:NVDA Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 143.58 ÷ 7.73

18.57x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • NVIDIA is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Semiconductor industry average.
  • NVIDIA is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does NVIDIA's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:NVDA PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 18.57x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 37 Analysts
4.2%per year
United States of America Semiconductor Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 60 Publicly-Listed Semiconductor Companies 1.07x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,105 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.16x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

NasdaqGS:NVDA PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PEG Ratio

= PE Ratio ÷ Net Income Annual Growth Rate

= 18.57x ÷ 4.2%

4.38x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • NVIDIA is poor value based on expected growth next year.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on NVIDIA's assets?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:NVDA PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-10-28) in USD $15.53
NasdaqGS:NVDA Share Price * NasdaqGS (2018-12-17) in USD $143.58
United States of America Semiconductor Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 104 Publicly-Listed Semiconductor Companies 2.25x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,082 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.7x
NasdaqGS:NVDA PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NasdaqGS:NVDA Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 143.58 ÷ 15.53

9.24x

* Primary Listing of NVIDIA.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • NVIDIA is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Semiconductor industry average.
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Value checks
We assess NVIDIA's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Semiconductor industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Semiconductor industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. NVIDIA has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NVDA Future Performance

 How is NVIDIA expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 37 analysts?

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
4.2%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is NVIDIA expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • NVIDIA's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 3%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • NVIDIA's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.
  • NVIDIA's revenue growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:NVDA Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
NasdaqGS:NVDA Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 37 Analysts 4.2%
NasdaqGS:NVDA Future Revenue Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Revenue of 37 Analysts 11.3%
United States of America Semiconductor Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 5.1%
United States of America Semiconductor Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 5.5%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.1%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.3%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:NVDA Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 month ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 37 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
NasdaqGS:NVDA Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
2022-01-31 16,647 2
2021-01-31 15,513 5,630 4,816 24
2020-01-31 13,154 4,705 4,043 37
2019-01-31 12,210 4,502 4,274 34
NasdaqGS:NVDA Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-10-28 12,422 4,203 4,694
2018-07-29 11,877 4,873 4,301
2018-04-29 10,984 4,665 3,784
2018-01-28 9,714 3,502 3,047
2017-10-29 8,976 2,865 2,582
2017-07-30 8,344 2,140 2,288
2017-04-30 7,542 1,635 1,965
2017-01-29 6,910 1,672 1,666
2016-10-30 6,138 1,462 1,220
2016-07-31 5,439 1,285 923
2016-05-01 5,164 1,248 688
2016-01-31 5,010 1,175 614

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • NVIDIA's earnings are expected to grow by 4.2% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
  • NVIDIA's revenue is expected to grow by 11.3% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:NVDA Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 month ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 37 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from NVIDIA Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGS:NVDA Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
2022-01-31
2021-01-31 8.25 10.90 6.46 16.00
2020-01-31 6.57 9.28 5.71 29.00
2019-01-31 6.86 7.35 6.37 28.00
NasdaqGS:NVDA Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2018-10-28 7.73
2018-07-29 7.11
2018-04-29 6.28
2018-01-28 5.09
2017-10-29 4.40
2017-07-30 4.01
2017-04-30 3.54
2017-01-29 3.08
2016-10-30 2.27
2016-07-31 1.71
2016-05-01 1.27
2016-01-31 1.13

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • NVIDIA is expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 20%).
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Future performance checks
We assess NVIDIA's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
NVIDIA has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NVDA Past Performance

  How has NVIDIA performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare NVIDIA's growth in the last year to its industry (Semiconductor).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • NVIDIA has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.
  • NVIDIA's 1-year earnings growth exceeds its 5-year average (82% vs 50.4%)
  • NVIDIA's earnings growth has exceeded the US Semiconductor industry average in the past year (82% vs 7.1%).
Earnings and Revenue History
NVIDIA's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from NVIDIA Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGS:NVDA Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-10-28 12,422.00 4,694.00 946.00 2,236.00
2018-07-29 11,877.00 4,301.00 899.00 2,094.00
2018-04-29 10,984.00 3,784.00 861.00 1,928.00
2018-01-28 9,714.00 3,047.00 815.00 1,797.00
2017-10-29 8,976.00 2,582.00 770.00 1,684.00
2017-07-30 8,344.00 2,288.00 730.00 1,593.00
2017-04-30 7,542.00 1,965.00 689.00 1,528.00
2017-01-29 6,910.00 1,666.00 663.00 1,463.00
2016-10-30 6,138.00 1,220.00 578.00 1,413.00
2016-07-31 5,439.00 923.00 559.00 1,370.00
2016-05-01 5,164.00 688.00 553.00 1,338.00
2016-01-31 5,010.00 614.00 602.00 1,331.00
2015-10-25 4,860.00 600.00 560.00 1,336.00
2015-07-26 4,780.00 526.00 532.00 1,346.00
2015-04-26 4,730.00 628.00 499.00 1,365.00
2015-01-25 4,682.00 631.00 480.00 1,360.00
2014-10-26 4,575.22 583.92 476.68 1,347.64
2014-07-27 4,404.19 530.65 455.81 1,348.94
2014-04-27 4,278.42 499.10 446.08 1,342.67
2014-01-26 4,130.00 440.00 436.00 1,336.00
2013-10-27 4,092.85 467.05 444.17 1,297.20
2013-07-28 4,242.99 557.39 441.30 1,241.09
2013-04-28 4,310.02 579.99 429.71 1,190.54
2013-01-27 4,280.16 562.54 427.72 1,147.28
2012-10-28 4,126.45 504.59 396.51 1,103.74
2012-07-29 3,988.52 473.78 399.38 1,076.06
2012-04-29 3,960.77 506.31 406.23 1,042.58
2012-01-29 3,997.93 581.09 405.61 1,002.61

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • NVIDIA made outstanding use of shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 40%).
  • NVIDIA used its assets more efficiently than the US Semiconductor industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • NVIDIA has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess NVIDIA's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Semiconductor industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
NVIDIA has a total score of 6/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NVDA Health

 How is NVIDIA's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up NVIDIA's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • NVIDIA is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • NVIDIA's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of NVIDIA's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • Low level of unsold assets.
  • Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 5.7x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from NVIDIA Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago.

NasdaqGS:NVDA Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-10-28 9,475.00 1,990.00 7,591.00
2018-07-29 8,795.00 2,001.00 7,943.00
2018-04-29 7,717.00 2,000.00 7,300.00
2018-01-28 7,471.00 2,005.00 7,108.00
2017-10-29 6,352.00 2,014.00 6,320.00
2017-07-30 5,973.00 2,076.00 5,877.00
2017-04-30 6,132.00 2,211.00 6,206.00
2017-01-29 5,762.00 2,783.00 6,798.00
2016-10-30 5,324.00 3,013.00 6,671.00
2016-07-31 4,480.00 1,448.00 4,879.00
2016-05-01 4,196.00 1,438.00 4,754.00
2016-01-31 4,469.00 1,434.00 5,037.00
2015-10-25 4,465.00 1,420.00 4,728.00
2015-07-26 4,185.00 1,411.00 4,505.00
2015-04-26 4,556.00 1,404.00 4,792.00
2015-01-25 4,418.00 1,398.00 4,623.00
2014-10-26 4,204.59 1,392.24 4,240.80
2014-07-27 4,304.79 1,386.09 4,386.05
2014-04-27 4,166.99 1,379.96 4,347.82
2014-01-26 4,456.40 1,373.88 4,671.81
2013-10-27 4,320.65 17.02 3,032.95
2013-07-28 4,172.17 17.69 2,935.89
2013-04-28 4,824.94 18.33 3,713.35
2013-01-27 4,827.70 19.00 3,727.88
2012-10-28 4,722.85 19.63 3,434.77
2012-07-29 4,453.67 20.24 3,278.10
2012-04-29 4,287.43 20.83 3,130.81
2012-01-29 4,145.72 21.44 3,129.58
  • NVIDIA's level of debt (21%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (1.1% vs 21% today).
  • Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (211.2%, greater than 20% of total debt).
  • NVIDIA earns more interest than it pays, coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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Financial health checks
We assess NVIDIA's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. NVIDIA has a total score of 5/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NVDA Dividends

 What is NVIDIA's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
0.45%
Current annual income from NVIDIA dividends. Estimated to be 0.44% next year.
If you bought $2,000 of NVIDIA shares you are expected to receive $9 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • NVIDIA's pays a lower dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.52%).
  • NVIDIA's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.77%).
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:NVDA Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 37 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Semiconductor Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 32 Stocks 2.5%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 1983 Stocks 2.6%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.9%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.5%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.8%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

NasdaqGS:NVDA Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
2022-01-31
2021-01-31 0.69 10.00
2020-01-31 0.63 15.00
2019-01-31 0.58 13.00
NasdaqGS:NVDA Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2018-11-15 0.640 0.413
2018-05-10 0.600 0.242
2018-02-28 0.600 0.256
2018-02-08 0.600 0.251
2017-11-09 0.600 0.284
2017-08-23 0.560 0.305
2017-08-10 0.560 0.343
2017-05-23 0.560 0.362
2017-05-09 0.560 0.436
2017-03-01 0.560 0.545
2017-02-09 0.560 0.523
2016-11-22 0.560 0.546
2016-11-10 0.560 0.644
2016-08-23 0.460 0.700
2016-08-11 0.460 0.740
2016-05-25 0.460 0.915
2016-05-12 0.460 1.082
2016-03-17 0.460 1.291
2016-02-17 0.460 1.450
2015-08-06 0.390 1.443
2015-05-20 0.390 1.885
2015-05-07 0.390 1.843
2015-03-12 0.340 1.532
2015-02-11 0.340 1.523
2014-11-19 0.340 1.682
2014-11-06 0.340 1.712
2014-05-08 0.340 1.819
2013-11-08 0.340 2.015
2013-11-07 0.340 2.261
2013-05-09 0.300 2.023
2013-02-14 0.300 2.342
2013-02-13 0.300 2.391
2012-11-19 0.300 2.445
2012-11-08 0.300 2.534

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  • NVIDIA is not paying a notable dividend for United States of America, therefore no need to check if the payments are stable.
  • NVIDIA is not paying a notable dividend for United States of America, therefore no need to check if the payments are increasing.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of NVIDIA's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • No need to calculate the sustainability of NVIDIA's dividends as it is not paying a notable one for United States of America.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • No need to calculate the sustainability of NVIDIA's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for United States of America.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess NVIDIA's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.9%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can NVIDIA afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. NVIDIA has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NVDA Management

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

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Jensen Huang
COMPENSATION $12,993,532
AGE 55
TENURE AS CEO 25.7 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Jen-Hsun Huang, also known as Jensen, Co-founded NVIDIA Ltd. in 1993 and has been its Chief Executive Officer and President since 1993. Mr. Huang co-founded NVIDIA Corporation in April 1993 and has been its Chief Executive Officer and President since April 1993. Mr. Huang served as an Advisor at IT-Farm Corporation. Under his leadership, NVIDIA has become the world leader in programmable graphics processing technologies and one of the semiconductor industry's largest fabless companies. Mr. Huang served as a Trustee of The RAND Corporation since 1999. From 1985 to 1993, he was employed at LSI Logic Corporation where he held a variety of positions. From 1983 to 1985, Mr. Huang served as a Microprocessor Designer for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. from 1984 to 1985. He has been a Director of NVIDIA Corporation and NVIDIA Ltd. since April 1993. He served as Director of The RAND Corporation and Coreware. He serves as a Director of Semiconductor Industry Association. In 2004, the Fabless Semiconductor Association honored him with the prestigious Mr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award. Mr. Huang is often invited to speak on technology and business trends at industry events. He holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering degree from Stanford University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering degree from Oregon State University. Mr. Huang is one of the technology industry’s most respected executives, having taken NVIDIA from a startup to a world leader in visual computing. Under his guidance, NVIDIA has compiled a record of consistent innovation and sharp execution, marked by products that have gained strong market share. He is co-trustee of Huang Trust and The Huang 2012 Irrevocable Trust.

CEO Compensation
  • Jensen's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
  • Jensen's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the NVIDIA management team in years:

9.9
Average Tenure
56
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the NVIDIA management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
Management Team

Jensen Huang

TITLE
Co-Founder
COMPENSATION
$13M
AGE
55
TENURE
25.7 yrs

Colette Kress

TITLE
Executive VP & CFO
COMPENSATION
$5M
AGE
51
TENURE
5.3 yrs

Deborah Shoquist

TITLE
Executive Vice President of Operations
COMPENSATION
$4M
AGE
63
TENURE
9.9 yrs

Tim Teter

TITLE
Executive VP
COMPENSATION
$7M
AGE
51
TENURE
1.9 yrs

Jay Puri

TITLE
Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations
COMPENSATION
$6M
AGE
63
TENURE
13 yrs

Chris Malachowsky

TITLE
Co-Founder
COMPENSATION
$320K
TENURE
25.9 yrs

Michael Byron

TITLE
VP & Chief Accounting Officer
AGE
52
TENURE
7.8 yrs

Bill Dally

TITLE
Chief Scientist & Senior VP of Research
AGE
57
TENURE
9.9 yrs

Simona Stefan Jankowski

TITLE
Vice President of Investor Relations

Bob Sherbin

TITLE
Vice President of Corporate Communications
AGE
59
TENURE
9.8 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the NVIDIA board of directors in years:

15.1
Average Tenure
61
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the NVIDIA board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.
Board of Directors

Jensen Huang

TITLE
Co-Founder
COMPENSATION
$13M
AGE
55
TENURE
25.7 yrs

Harvey Jones

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$359K
AGE
65
TENURE
25.1 yrs

Robert Burgess

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$359K
AGE
60
TENURE
7 yrs

Mark Perry

TITLE
Lead Director
COMPENSATION
$359K
AGE
62
TENURE
0.8 yrs

Mark Stevens

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$359K
AGE
58
TENURE
10.3 yrs

Jim Gaither

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$359K
AGE
80
TENURE
20 yrs

A. Seawell

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$359K
AGE
70
TENURE
21 yrs

Tench Coxe

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$359K
AGE
60
TENURE
25.5 yrs

Dawn Hudson

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$359K
AGE
59
TENURE
5.4 yrs

Mike McCaffery

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$359K
AGE
64
TENURE
3.8 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • NVIDIA insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
21. Sep 18 Sell Colette Kress Individual 20. Sep 18 20. Sep 18 -11,576 $266.31 $-3,082,777
28. Jun 18 Sell Harvey Jones Individual 26. Jun 18 26. Jun 18 -100,000 $242.11 $-24,210,580
15. Jun 18 Sell Third Millennium Trust Company 13. Jun 18 13. Jun 18 -38,040 $263.61 $-10,027,610
06. Jun 18 Sell A. Seawell Individual 05. Jun 18 05. Jun 18 -1,029 $264.85 $-272,531
01. Jun 18 Sell James Gaither Individual 31. May 18 31. May 18 -45,000 $253.59 $-11,411,343
31. May 18 Sell Ajay Puri Individual 29. May 18 29. May 18 -44,900 $250.01 $-11,225,471
18. May 18 Sell Ajay Puri Individual 15. May 18 15. May 18 -38,676 $255.36 $-9,876,303
18. May 18 Sell Ajay Puri Individual 16. Mar 16 16. Mar 16 -26,300 $32.93 $-865,954
18. May 18 Buy Ajay Puri Individual 22. Mar 13 15. Dec 15 1,413 $33.14 $26,782
29. Mar 18 Sell Persis Drell Individual 28. Mar 18 28. Mar 18 -5,141 $220.73 $-1,134,776
20. Feb 18 Sell James Gaither Individual 15. Feb 18 15. Feb 18 -20,359 $245.67 $-5,001,624
14. Feb 18 Sell Mark Perry Individual 12. Feb 18 12. Feb 18 -17,307 $227.93 $-3,944,805
20. Dec 17 Sell Persis Drell Individual 20. Dec 17 20. Dec 17 -606 $197.07 $-119,427
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Management checks
We assess NVIDIA's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. NVIDIA has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

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NVDA Company Info

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Description

NVIDIA Corporation operates as a visual computing company worldwide. It operates through two segments, GPU and Tegra Processor. The GPU segment offers processors, which include GeForce for PC gaming and mainstream PCs; GeForce NOW for cloud-based game-streaming service; Quadro for design professionals working in computer-aided design, video editing, special effects, and other creative applications; Tesla for AI utilizing deep learning, accelerated computing, and general purpose computing; GRID provides power of NVIDIA graphics through the cloud and datacenters; DGX for AI scientists, researchers, and developers; and cryptocurrency-specific graphics processing units. The Tegra Processor segment provides processors designed to enable branded platforms - DRIVE and SHIELD; DRIVE automotive computers and software stacks, which offer self-driving capabilities; SHIELD devices and services designed for mobile-cloud in home entertainment, AI, and gaming applications; and Jetson TX 2, an AI computing platform for embedded use. The company’s products are used in gaming, professional visualization, datacenter, and automotive markets. NVIDIA Corporation sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, original device manufacturers, system builders, add-in board manufacturers, retailers/distributors, Internet and cloud service providers, automotive manufacturers and tier-1 automotive suppliers, mapping companies, start-ups, and other ecosystem participants. The company has a strategic partnership with XPENG Motors to develop Level 3 autonomous driving technology for the driving environment in China. NVIDIA Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Details
Name: NVIDIA Corporation
NVDA
Exchange: NasdaqGS
Founded: 1993
$89,334,500,000
610,000,000
Website: http://www.nvidia.com
Address: NVIDIA Corporation
2788 San Tomas Expressway,
Santa Clara,
California, 95051,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NasdaqGS NVDA Common Stock Nasdaq Global Select US USD 22. Jan 1999
DB NVD Common Stock Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 22. Jan 1999
XTRA NVD Common Stock XETRA Trading Platform DE EUR 22. Jan 1999
SWX NVDA Common Stock SIX Swiss Exchange CH CHF 22. Jan 1999
WBAG NVDA Common Stock Wiener Boerse AG AT EUR 22. Jan 1999
BMV NVDA * Common Stock Bolsa Mexicana de Valores MX MXN 22. Jan 1999
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
11,528
NVIDIA employees.
Industry
Semiconductors
Semiconductors
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2018/12/17 23:40
End of day share price update: 2018/12/17 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2018/12/17
Last earnings filing: 2018/11/15
Last earnings reported: 2018/10/28
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/01/28


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.