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Stock Highlights: Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ: SWKS)


Skyworks Solutions trades as part of the technology sector and semiconductors industry. The company CEO is Liam K. Griffin. Skyworks Solutions Inc is engaged in producing semiconductors for wireless handsets that are used to enable wireless connectivity. Its products include power amplifiers, filters, and integrated front-end modules.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The SWKS stock showed a previous change of -0.18% with an open at 86.75 and a close of 87.05. It reached an intraday high of 88.07 and a low of 86.25.

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The stock has a market cap of $15.6b with 179.0m shares outstanding, of which the float is 177.7m shares. Trading volume reached 1,657,291 shares compared to its average volume of 2,016,310 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Skyworks Solutions shares returned -1.66% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -3.28%. Over three months, it changed -12.39%. In one year it has changed -17.55% and within that year its 52-week high was 117.65 and its 52-week low was 83.05. SWKS stock is 4.82% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 97.15 and a 50 day moving average of 90.49. Currently SWKS stock is trading -10.39% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 5.41 that ended on 30th of September 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 16.09. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.40. The TTM EPS is 6.61, which comes to a TTM PE of 13.17. Historically, the PE high was 54.10 and the PE low was 13.17. SWKS stock has set a new PE low record!

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
06-30-2018:  1.56
03-31-2018:  1.50
12-31-2017:  1.86
09-30-2017:  1.69

The dividend per share is currently 1.52, which is a dividend yield of 1.75%. Also, the payout ratio is 23.00%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 111.35, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 21.82%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 84.70% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 5,778,028, which is 3.23% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 2.72. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.63

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 22.66%, return on assets is 19.89%, profit margin is 22.13%, price-to-sales is 5.46 and price-to-book is 3.82.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 4  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 4  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 4  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.