Teradyne, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports automatic test equipment worldwide.
Excellent balance sheet with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has Teradyne's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: TER's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: TER exceeded the US Semiconductor industry which returned 36.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TER exceeded the US Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Teradyne's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StShould You Investigate Teradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ:TER) At US$84.51?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHow Does Teradyne's (NASDAQ:TER) P/E Compare To Its Industry, After Its Big Share Price Gain?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StTeradyne (NASDAQ:TER) Seems To Use Debt Rather Sparingly
Is Teradyne 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: TER ($86.85) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($48.23)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TER is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: TER is good value based on its PE Ratio (27.4x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (37x).
PE vs Market: TER is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.4x) compared to the US market (16.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: TER is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TER is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9.3x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (3.2x).
How is Teradyne forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: TER's forecast earnings growth (9.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: TER's earnings (9.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: TER's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: TER's revenue (6.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TER's revenue (6.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: TER's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (29.4%)
How has Teradyne performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TER has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: TER's current net profit margins (21.3%) are lower than last year (22.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TER's earnings have grown significantly by 36.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: TER's earnings growth over the past year (12.8%) is below its 5-year average (36.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: TER earnings growth over the past year (12.8%) exceeded the Semiconductor industry -10.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: TER's Return on Equity (34.5%) is considered high.
How is Teradyne's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TER's short term assets ($1.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($514.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: TER's short term assets ($1.7B) exceed its long term liabilities ($755.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TER's debt to equity ratio (25.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if TER's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: TER's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (151.5%).
Interest Coverage: TER's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (1002.1x coverage).
What is Teradyne current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: TER's dividend (0.46%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.68%).
High Dividend: TER's dividend (0.46%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.6%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: TER is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: TER is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: TER is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of TER's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mark Jagiela (59yo)
Mr. Mark E. Jagiela has been the Chief Executive Officer of Teradyne Inc. since February 01, 2014 and has been its President since January 1, 2013 and served as its President of Semiconductor Test from 200 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD8.01M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.50M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CFO, VP & Treasurer||1.25yrs||US$4.44m||0.022% $3.2m|
|VP, General Counsel & Secretary||11.25yrs||US$1.72m||0.017% $2.4m|
|President of Wireless Test Division||5.92yrs||US$2.23m||0.021% $3.0m|
|President of Semiconductor Test Division||4.42yrs||US$1.82m||0.016% $2.3m|
|Executive Vice President of Corporate Development||1.5yrs||US$1.34m||no data|
|Vice President of Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
|President of Universal Robots||2.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of MiR||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Energid||no data||no data||no data|
|President and CEO of AutoGuide Mobile Robots||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Finance||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: TER's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||6yrs||US$276.15k||0.019% $2.8m|
|Independent Director||13.75yrs||US$304.39k||0.025% $3.6m|
|Independent Director||16.25yrs||US$276.15k||0.021% $3.1m|
|Independent Director||15.33yrs||US$276.15k||0.074% $10.7m|
|Independent Chair of the Board||6.17yrs||US$337.63k||0.052% $7.5m|
|Independent Director||9.5yrs||US$296.15k||0.041% $5.9m|
|Independent Director||3yrs||US$291.15k||0.010% $1.4m|
Experienced Board: TER's board of directors are considered experienced (8 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Teradyne, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Teradyne, Inc.
- Ticker: TER
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1960
- Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: US$14.397b
- Shares outstanding: 165.77m
- Website: https://www.teradyne.com
Number of Employees
- Teradyne, Inc.
- 600 Riverpark Drive
- North Reading
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|TER||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 1970|
|TEY||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 1970|
|0LEF||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Oct 1970|
|TER *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Oct 1970|
Teradyne, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports automatic test equipment worldwide. The company operates through Semiconductor Test, System Test, Industrial Automation, and Wireless Test segments. The Semiconductor Test segment offers products and services for wafer level and device package testing in automotive, industrial, communications, consumer, computer and electronic game, and other applications. This segment also provides FLEX test platform systems; J750 test system to address the highest volume semiconductor devices; Magnum platform that tests memory devices, such as flash memory and DRAM; and ETS platform for semiconductor manufacturers, and assembly and test subcontractors in the analog/mixed signal markets. It serves integrated device manufacturers that integrate the fabrication of silicon wafers into their business; fabless companies that outsource the manufacturing of silicon wafers; foundries; and outsourced semiconductor assembly and test providers. The System Test segment offers defense/aerospace test instrumentation and systems; storage test systems; and circuit-board test and inspection systems. The Industrial Automation segment provides collaborative, autonomous mobile, and advanced robotic control software for manufacturing and light industrial customers. The Wireless Test segment provides test solutions for use in the development and manufacture of wireless devices, smart phones, tablets, notebooks, laptops, peripherals, and Internet-of-Things devices under the LitePoint brand name. This segment also offers IQxel products for Wi-Fi and other standards; IQxstream solution for testing GSM, EDGE, CDMA2000, TD-SCDMA, WCDMA, HSPA+, LTE-FDD, TD_LTE, LTE-A, and 5G technologies; IQcell, a multi-device cellular signaling test solution; IQgig test solution; and turnkey test software for wireless chipsets. The company was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in North Reading, Massachusetts.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/07/13 23:52|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/13 00:00|
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