Power Integrations, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), and other electronic components and circuitry used in high-voltage power conversion worldwide. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Power Integrations's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: POWI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: POWI's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: POWI exceeded the US Semiconductor industry which returned 66.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: POWI exceeded the US Market which returned 34.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Power Integrations's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Power Integrations 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: POWI ($92.79) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($49.25)
Significantly Below Fair Value: POWI is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: POWI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (77.8x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (40.5x).
PE vs Market: POWI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (77.8x) compared to the US market (21.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: POWI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: POWI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.9x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (4.9x).
How is Power Integrations forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: POWI's forecast earnings growth (16.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: POWI's earnings (16.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (20.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: POWI's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: POWI's revenue (10.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: POWI's revenue (10.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: POWI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15%).
How has Power Integrations performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: POWI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: POWI's current net profit margins (14.6%) are lower than last year (46%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: POWI's earnings have grown significantly by 34.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: POWI's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: POWI had negative earnings growth (-63.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Semiconductor industry average (18.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: POWI's Return on Equity (8.8%) is considered low.
How is Power Integrations's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: POWI's short term assets ($601.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($62.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: POWI's short term assets ($601.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($30.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: POWI is debt free.
Reducing Debt: POWI has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: POWI has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: POWI has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Power Integrations's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: POWI's dividend (0.56%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.34%).
High Dividend: POWI's dividend (0.56%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.75%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: POWI is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: POWI is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: POWI is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of POWI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Balu Balakrishnan (65 yo)
Mr. Balu Balakrishnan has been the Chief Executive Officer at Power Integrations Inc., since January 2002 and has been its President since April 2001. Mr. Balakrishnan served as an Interim Chief Financial ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Balu's total compensation ($USD5.69M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.21M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Balu's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CFO & VP of Finance||10.67yrs||US$1.61m||0.010% |
|Vice President of Technology||8.08yrs||US$1.48m||0.091% |
|Vice President of Worldwide Sales||9.58yrs||US$1.20m||0.012% |
|Vice President of Product Development||8.5yrs||US$1.28m||0.10% |
|Vice President of Operations||0.50yr||no data||0.048% |
|Director of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Corporate Development||25.67yrs||US$973.64k||0.21% |
|Vice President of Marketing||16.25yrs||US$1.17m||0.20% |
Experienced Management: POWI's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||33.08yrs||US$159.49k||0.028% |
|Independent Director||17yrs||US$183.59k||0.021% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2.33yrs||US$211.24k||0.10% |
|Independent Director||21.08yrs||US$167.29k||0.081% |
|Independent Director||2.83yrs||US$170.59k||0.0084% |
|Independent Director||3.83yrs||US$175.49k||0.0095% |
|Independent Director||0.83yr||no data||0.0047% |
Experienced Board: POWI's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: POWI insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Power Integrations, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Power Integrations, Inc.
- Ticker: POWI
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1988
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: US$5.511b
- Shares outstanding: 60.05m
- Website: https://www.power.com
Number of Employees
- Power Integrations, Inc.
- 5245 Hellyer Avenue
- San Jose
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|POWI||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Dec 1997|
|PWI||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Dec 1997|
Power Integrations, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), and other electronic components and circuitry used in high-voltage power conversion ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/02/24 23:14|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/24 00:00|
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