The stock of ST Microelectronics (STM) has gone up by 12.11% for the week, with a 8.54% rise in the past month and a -1.63% drop in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.92%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are 2.17% for STM.. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 12.01% for STM’s stock, with a -2.65% simple moving average for the past 200 days.
Is It Worth Investing in ST Microelectronics (NYSE: STM) Right Now?
ST Microelectronics (NYSE: STM) has a price-to-earnings ratio that is above its average at 9.76x. and a 36-month beta value of 1.65. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 12 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 5 as “overweight,” 7 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price predicted for ST Microelectronics (STM) by analysts is $55.32, which is $9.96 above the current market price. The public float for STM is 903.98M, and at present, short sellers hold a 0.41% of that float. On November 17, 2023, the average trading volume of STM was 3.50M shares.
STM) stock’s latest price update
The stock price of ST Microelectronics (NYSE: STM) has dropped by -0.44 compared to previous close of 45.56. Despite this, the company has seen a gain of 12.11% in its stock price over the last five trading days. Seeking Alpha reported 2023-10-30 that STMicroelectronics performances were driven by the auto division, and we believe there is further upside to growth. Solid balance sheet, higher DPS expected with an ongoing buyback. The company is planning new CAPEX with diversification by product and by region. New JV signed with Sanan Optoelectronics. This company has a solid EPS growth trajectory that is too much discounted. Our buy rating is then confirmed.
STM Trading at 7.29% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought STM to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -18.78% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.17%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.92%, as shares surge +11.45% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +2.49% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, STM rose by +12.11%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -7.94% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $40.73. In addition, ST Microelectronics saw 27.52% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for STM
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +27.10 for the present operating margin
- +48.14 for the gross margin
The net margin for ST Microelectronics stands at +24.55. The total capital return value is set at 32.95, while invested capital returns managed to touch 30.46. Equity return is now at value 33.27, with 21.46 for asset returns.
Based on ST Microelectronics (STM), the company’s capital structure generated 22.93 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 18.65. Total debt to assets is 14.56, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 21.14. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 17.20.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.25, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.09. The receivables turnover for the company is 7.26 and the total asset turnover is 0.95. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.56.
To sum up, ST Microelectronics (STM) has seen a better performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.