STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, January 24th. Analysts expect STMicroelectronics to post earnings of $0.44 per share for the quarter. STMicroelectronics has set its Q4 2018 guidance at EPS and its FY 2018 guidance at EPS.Individual that wish to listen to the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 24th. The semiconductor producer reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $2.52 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.50 billion. STMicroelectronics had a return on equity of 21.97% and a net margin of 12.41%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 18.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.28 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect STMicroelectronics to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.

STM opened at $14.14 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.81, a current ratio of 2.54 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27. The firm has a market capitalization of $12.39 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.43, a PEG ratio of 2.06 and a beta of 1.03. STMicroelectronics has a 12-month low of $12.00 and a 12-month high of $26.43.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 27th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 18th were issued a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, December 17th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.70%. STMicroelectronics’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 20.41%.

A number of research firms have issued reports on STM. Zacks Investment Research downgraded STMicroelectronics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 25th. Deutsche Bank upgraded STMicroelectronics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 26th. ValuEngine upgraded STMicroelectronics from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, September 24th. Craig Hallum decreased their price objective on STMicroelectronics from $28.00 to $20.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 24th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of STMicroelectronics in a report on Wednesday, November 7th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. STMicroelectronics currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.15.

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STMicroelectronics Company Profile

STMicroelectronics N.V., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets semiconductor products worldwide. It operates through Automotive and Discrete Group; Analog, MEMS and Sensors Group; and Microcontrollers and Digital ICs Group segments. The company offers a range of products, including discrete and standard commodity components, application-specific integrated circuits, full-custom and semi-custom devices, and application-specific standard products for analog, digital, and mixed-signal applications, as well as silicon chips and smartcards.

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