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Executive Summary

NXP Semiconductors N.V. offers various semiconductor products. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.

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Share Price & News

How has NXP Semiconductors's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: NXPI is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: NXPI's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Semiconductor


US Market

1 Year Return




US Semiconductor


US Market

Return vs Industry: NXPI underperformed the US Semiconductor industry which returned 58.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NXPI exceeded the US Market which returned 26% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day1.3%3.0%2.6%
30 Day10.9%10.7%5.1%
90 Day30.9%28.1%17.1%
1 Year35.5%33.7%61.7%58.9%28.9%26.0%
3 Year49.2%44.7%107.2%96.4%46.3%36.6%
5 Year135.6%128.5%355.7%311.9%126.9%101.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is NXP Semiconductors's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News


Is NXP Semiconductors undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: NXPI ($174.42) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($264.78)

Significantly Below Fair Value: NXPI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: NXPI is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Semiconductor industry average.

PE vs Market: NXPI 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 NXPI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: NXPI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.5x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (4.5x).

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Future Growth

How is NXP Semiconductors forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 26 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: NXPI is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: NXPI is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: NXPI's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: NXPI's revenue (10% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: NXPI's revenue (10% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: NXPI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (21.4%)

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Past Performance

How has NXP Semiconductors performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NXPI is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: NXPI is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NXPI is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 10.8% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare NXPI's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: NXPI is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (20.8%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: NXPI has a negative Return on Equity (-1.29%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is NXP Semiconductors's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NXPI's short term assets ($5.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: NXPI's short term assets ($5.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($8.6B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NXPI's debt to equity ratio (103.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: NXPI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 438.7% to 103.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: NXPI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (24.2%).

Interest Coverage: NXPI is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.

Balance Sheet

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


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: NXPI's dividend (0.86%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.38%).

High Dividend: NXPI's dividend (0.86%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.85%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, NXPI has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: NXPI's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 2 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: NXPI is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: NXPI's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (19.4% payout ratio).

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Kurt Sievers (51 yo)





Mr. Kurt Sievers serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at NXP Semiconductors N.V. since May 27, 2020. He has been President at NXP Semiconductors N.V. since September 09, 2018. He joined...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Kurt's total compensation ($USD9.32M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.56M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Kurt's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Kurt Sievers
$ 8.5m
Peter Kelly
CFO, Executive VP of Strategy8.5yrsUS$4.32m0.055%
$ 26.6m
David Reed
Executive Vice President of Operationsno dataUS$2.87m0.011%
$ 5.3m
Stephen Owen
Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketingno dataUS$3.58m0%
$ 0
Richard Clemmer
Strategic Advisor0.67yrUS$20.56m0.30%
$ 146.3m
Lars Reger
Executive VP & CTO2.08yrsno datano data
Jeff Palmer
Vice President of Investor Relations10yrsno datano data
Jennifer Wuamett
Executive VP2.33yrsno data0.0030%
$ 1.4m
Keith Shull
Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive VP5.08yrsno data0.0017%
$ 805.0k
Jean A. Schreurs
Senior VP & Chief Corporate Counselno datano datano data
Luc De Dobbeleer
Senior Vice President and Treasurer9.17yrsno datano data
Zheng Li
Senior VP of Sales & Marketing for Greater China and Country Manager for China6.83yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: NXPI's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.1 years average tenure).

Board Members

Kurt Sievers
$ 8.5m
Peter Smitham
Independent Non-Executive Director5.08yrsUS$306.70k0.0018%
$ 867.6k
Kenneth Goldman
Independent Non-Executive Director10.42yrsUS$295.03k0.0079%
$ 3.8m
Gregory Summe
Independent Non-Executive Director5.08yrsUS$308.03k0.0046%
$ 2.2m
Karl-Henrik Sundström
Independent Non-Executive Director1.58yrsUS$250.60k0.00032%
$ 154.2k
Peter Bonfield
Independent Chairman of the Board10.42yrsUS$521.31k0.0052%
$ 2.5m
Lena Olving
Independent Non-Executive Director1.58yrsUS$245.60k0.00032%
$ 154.2k
Josef Kaeser
Independent Non-Executive Director10.33yrsUS$293.78k0.014%
$ 6.7m
Jasmin Staiblin
Independent Non-Executive Director1.58yrsUS$245.60k0.00094%
$ 453.1k
Julie Southern
Independent Non-Executive Director7.25yrsUS$310.03k0.0029%
$ 1.4m


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: NXPI's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: NXPI insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

NXP Semiconductors N.V.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: NXP Semiconductors N.V.
  • Ticker: NXPI
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: US$48.201b
  • Shares outstanding: 279.75m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • NXP Semiconductors N.V.
  • High Tech Campus 60
  • Eindhoven
  • Noord-Brabant
  • 5656 AG
  • Netherlands


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
NXPINasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDAug 2010
VNXDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURAug 2010
NXPI NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNAug 2010
0EDELSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDAug 2010
NXPIWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesCommon StockATEURAug 2010
VNXETLX (Eurotlx)YesCommon StockITEURAug 2010
N1XP34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EACH REPR 2 COMBRBRLDec 2019


NXP Semiconductors N.V. offers various semiconductor products. The company’s product portfolio includes microcontrollers; application processors including i.MX application processors and i.MX 8 family of a...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/25 23:05
End of Day Share Price2021/01/25 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.