Shares of United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC) recorded -2.19% loss during trading session on December 6th, 2018. The script traded as low as $1.76 and last traded at $1.79. 4.73 million shares changed exchanged hands during trading, a drop of -291.13% from the 30-day average session volume of 1.21M shares. The firm had previously closed at $1.83. The company has $2.55B outstanding shares, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.56, price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.92 and a beta of 0.89. The company has a RSI of 42.39, ATR of 0.06 and a volatility of 2.66% this week. UMC has a 52 week low price of $1.64 and a 52 week high price of $3.14.
Investors have identified the tech company United Microelectronics Corporation as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around 4.56B, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) Fundamentals that are to be considered.
When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. For UMC, the company has in raw cash 2.66 billion on their books with 483.06 million currently as liabilities. How the trend is over time is what investors should be concerned about. The company has a healthy balance sheet as their debt profile has been on an incline. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 4.57 billion total, with 0 as their total liabilities. This figure have given the company a good sense of viability under numerous contexts.
UMC were able to record 0 as free cash flow during the third quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 0. In cash movements, the company had a total of 768.81 million as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the third quarter of the year, United Microelectronics Corporation recorded a total of 1.28 billion in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with 0.03% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the third quarter reducing by -0.02%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 1.06 billion trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 225.65 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 2.55B with the revenue now reading 20 cents per share.