NVE Corporation develops and sells devices that use spintronics, a nanotechnology that relies on electron spin to acquire, store, and transmit information in the United States and internationally. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has NVE's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NVEC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NVEC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: NVEC underperformed the US Semiconductor industry which returned 53.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NVEC underperformed the US Market which returned 33.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is NVE's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StWe Discuss Why NVE Corporation's (NASDAQ:NVEC) CEO Will Find It Hard To Get A Pay Rise From Shareholders This Year
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1 month ago | Simply Wall StNVE Corporation (NASDAQ:NVEC) Stock Is Going Strong But Fundamentals Look Uncertain: What Lies Ahead ?
Is NVE undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: NVEC ($72.48) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($48.78)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NVEC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NVEC is good value based on its PE Ratio (27.2x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (33.4x).
PE vs Market: NVEC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.2x) compared to the US market (17.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NVEC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NVEC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (4.8x).
How is NVE 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 NVE 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.
How has NVE performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NVEC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NVEC's current net profit margins (53.7%) are lower than last year (56.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NVEC's earnings have grown by 0.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NVEC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: NVEC had negative earnings growth (-3.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Semiconductor industry average (51.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NVEC's Return on Equity (18.5%) is considered low.
How is NVE's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NVEC's short term assets ($33.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: NVEC's short term assets ($33.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($548.9K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NVEC is debt free.
Reducing Debt: NVEC has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NVEC has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: NVEC has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is NVE current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NVEC's dividend (5.52%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.32%).
High Dividend: NVEC's dividend (5.52%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.57%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, NVEC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: NVEC has only been paying a dividend for 6 years, and since then payments have not increased.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (150.3%), NVEC's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Daniel Baker (63 yo)
Dr. Daniel A. Baker, Ph.D. has been the President and Chief Executive Officer at NVE Corp. since January 2001. From 1993 until joining NVE Corp., Dr. Baker served as President and Chief Executive Officer o...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Daniel's total compensation ($USD464.02K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.76M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Daniel's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: NVEC's management team is seasoned and experienced (20.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: NVEC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 17 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
NVE Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: NVE Corporation
- Ticker: NVEC
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: US$350.313m
- Shares outstanding: 4.83m
- Website: https://www.nve.com
Number of Employees
- NVE Corporation
- 11409 Valley View Road
- Eden Prairie
- United States
NVE Corporation develops and sells devices that use spintronics, a nanotechnology that relies on electron spin to acquire, store, and transmit information in the United States and internationally. The comp...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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