Pixelworks, Inc. designs, develops, and markets video processing semiconductors, intellectual property cores, software, and custom application specific integrated circuits (ICs) solutions for high-quality energy efficient video applications.
Flawless balance sheet with concerning outlook.
Share Price & News
How has Pixelworks's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PXLW's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PXLW underperformed the US Semiconductor industry which returned 41.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PXLW exceeded the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Pixelworks's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StPixelworks, Inc. Just Reported And Analysts Have Been Lifting Their Price Targets
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Buying Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:PXLW) Shares This Year?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWe're Not Very Worried About Pixelworks's (NASDAQ:PXLW) Cash Burn Rate
Is Pixelworks undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate PXLW's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate PXLW's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PXLW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Semiconductor industry average.
PE vs Market: PXLW 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 PXLW's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PXLW is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.9x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (3.2x).
How is Pixelworks forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PXLW is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: PXLW is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: PXLW is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PXLW's revenue (12% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PXLW's revenue (12% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if PXLW's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Pixelworks performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PXLW is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: PXLW is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PXLW is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 17.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PXLW's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: PXLW is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (-27.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PXLW has a negative Return on Equity (-19.1%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Pixelworks's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PXLW's short term assets ($32.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($9.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: PXLW's short term assets ($32.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($7.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PXLW is debt free.
Reducing Debt: PXLW has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 19.2%.
Inventory Level: PXLW has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: PXLW's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are -18x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: PXLW has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: PXLW has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 24.9% each year
What is Pixelworks's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PXLW's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PXLW's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PXLW's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PXLW's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PXLW'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
Todd DeBonis (54yo)
Mr. Todd A. DeBonis has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Pixelworks, Inc. since April 28, 2016. Mr. DeBonis is Strategic Advisor at POET Technologies Inc. (Opel International Inc) since Ja ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Todd's total compensation ($USD1.51M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.11M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Todd's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CFO & VP||0.4yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Operations||11yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Technical Officer & Senior VP||13yrs||US$354.53k||no data|
|VP, General Counsel & Secretary||1.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales||3.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing||1.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Engineering||11.1yrs||US$632.14k||no data|
|Chief Architect & VP of DSP Engineering||13.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Technology||7.5yrs||US$563.38k||no data|
Experienced Management: PXLW's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.7 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||13.8yrs||US$130.27k||0.55% $1.0m|
|Independent Chairman||9.6yrs||US$151.27k||0.56% $1.0m|
|Independent Director||17.8yrs||US$124.27k||0.36% $675.8k|
|Independent Director||5.8yrs||US$120.77k||0.23% $431.8k|
|Independent Director||0.9yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: PXLW's board of directors are considered experienced (7.7 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5.3%.
Pixelworks, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Pixelworks, Inc.
- Ticker: PXLW
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: US$186.243m
- Shares outstanding: 38.32m
- Website: https://www.pixelworks.com
Number of Employees
- Pixelworks, Inc.
- 226 Airport Parkway
- Suite 595
- San Jose
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PXLW||NasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||May 2000|
|PXLX||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 2000|
Pixelworks, Inc. designs, develops, and markets video processing semiconductors, intellectual property cores, software, and custom application specific integrated circuits (ICs) solutions for high-quality energy efficient video applications. The company provides video display processor products, including image processor ICs, such as embedded microprocessors, digital signal processing technology, and software that control the operations and signal processing within high-end display systems; and video co-processor ICs that work with an image processor to post-process video signals to enhance the performance or feature set of the overall video solution, as well as transcoder ICs, such as embedded microprocessors, digital signal processing technology, and software that control the operations and signal processing for converting bitrates, resolutions, and codecs. As of December 31, 2018, it had an intellectual property portfolio of 361 patents related to the visual display of digital image data. The company’s products are used in digital projection systems, tablets, and smartphones, as well as over-the-air streaming devices. Pixelworks, Inc. sells its products through a direct sales force, as well as distributors and manufacturers’ representatives worldwide. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/17 23:45|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/14 00:00|
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