Semtech Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products and advanced algorithms.
No risks detected for SMTC from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Semtech's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SMTC has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SMTC underperformed the US Semiconductor industry which returned 38.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SMTC underperformed the US Market which returned 19.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Semtech's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Semtech 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: SMTC ($48.87) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($39.94)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SMTC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SMTC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.2x) compared to the Semiconductor industry average (35.4x).
PE vs Market: SMTC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.2x) compared to the US market (18.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SMTC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SMTC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.7x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (3.1x).
How is Semtech forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SMTC's forecast earnings growth (38.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: SMTC's earnings (38.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SMTC's revenue (9.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SMTC's revenue (9.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SMTC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.7%).
How has Semtech performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SMTC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SMTC's current net profit margins (8.7%) are higher than last year (8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SMTC has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 43% per year.
Accelerating Growth: SMTC's earnings growth over the past year (2.4%) is below its 5-year average (43% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SMTC earnings growth over the past year (2.4%) exceeded the Semiconductor industry -27.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SMTC's Return on Equity (7.2%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Semtech's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SMTC's short term assets ($440.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($101.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: SMTC's short term assets ($440.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($249.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SMTC's debt to equity ratio (28.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SMTC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 45.2% to 28.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SMTC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (61.1%).
Interest Coverage: SMTC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.8x coverage).
Inventory Level: SMTC has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SMTC's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.2x debt).
What is Semtech's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SMTC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SMTC'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 SMTC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SMTC'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 SMTC'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
Mohan Maheswaran (55yo)
Mr. Mohan R. Maheswaran has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Semtech Corporation since joining on April 3, 2006. Mr. Maheswaran served as General Manager of Analog Signal Processing Produc ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mohan's total compensation ($USD6.17M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.89M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mohan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||13.3yrs||US$2.06m||0.15% $4.9m|
|Executive Vice President of Worldwide Operations & Information Technology||3.3yrs||US$1.62m||0.076% $2.6m|
|Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales||10.3yrs||US$1.79m||0.050% $1.7m|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Marketing & Business Development||2.1yrs||US$1.76m||0.0076% $252.2k|
|CTO & VP of Architect||1.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||6.1yrs||US$1.48m||0.022% $724.8k|
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||6yrs||no data||0.041% $1.4m|
|Executive VP & Chief Quality Officer||12.7yrs||US$675.84k||0.12% $4.1m|
Experienced Management: SMTC's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||13.3yrs||US$214.95k||0.077% $2.6m|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||13.5yrs||US$254.95k||0.22% $7.3m|
|Independent Vice Chairman||12.7yrs||US$209.95k||0.097% $3.2m|
|Independent Director||6.8yrs||US$204.95k||0.029% $966.6k|
|Independent Director||17.2yrs||US$214.95k||0.032% $1.1m|
|Independent Director||1.4yrs||US$139.78k||0.0014% $46.4k|
|Independent Director||1.4yrs||US$139.78k||0.0014% $46.4k|
|Independent Director||4yrs||US$204.95k||0.0058% $192.4k|
|Independent Director||6.8yrs||US$209.95k||0.060% $2.0m|
Experienced Board: SMTC's board of directors are considered experienced (9.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SMTC 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.
Semtech Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Semtech Corporation
- Ticker: SMTC
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1960
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: US$3.340b
- Shares outstanding: 66.25m
- Website: https://www.semtech.com
Number of Employees
- Semtech Corporation
- 200 Flynn Road
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SMTC||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Aug 1972|
|SM2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Aug 1972|
|SM2||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Aug 1972|
|SMTC *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Aug 1972|
Semtech Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products and advanced algorithms. The company provides signal integrity products, including a portfolio of optical data communications and video transport products used in various enterprise computing, industrial, and communications applications; a portfolio of integrated circuits for data centers, enterprise networks, passive optical networks, wireless base station optical transceivers, and high-speed interface applications; and video products for broadcast applications, as well as video-over-IP technology for professional audio video applications. It also offers protection products, such as filter and termination devices that are integrated with the transient voltage suppressor devices, which protect electronic systems from voltage spikes; and wireless and sensing products comprising a portfolio of specialized radio frequency products used in various industrial, medical, and communications applications, as well as specialized sensing products used in industrial and consumer applications. In addition, the company provides power products consisting of switching voltage regulators, combination switching and linear regulators, smart regulators, isolated switches, and wireless charging that control, alter, regulate, and condition the power within electronic systems. It serves original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers in the enterprise computing, communications, and consumer and industrial end-markets. The company sells its products directly, as well as through independent sales representative firms and independent distributors in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Semtech Corporation was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Camarillo, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/19 00:09|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/18 00:00|
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