Taking on analysts’ expectations and winning: Monolithic Power System Inc (MPWR)

With 0.66 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 1.38 shares. During the session, the Semiconductors company that operates in wider Technology sector, reached to the highest price of $761.50 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $737.22. The 52-week range on MPWR shows that it touched its highest point at $760.00 and its lowest point at $383.19 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $755.00. With its current market cap of 36.04 billion, MPWR has annualized dividend of $5.00 (0.66%) while the current yield stands at 4.00 (0.53%). Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.25.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of MPWR was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 18.31%, but this was up by 27.69% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 52.62% while six-month performance rose 45.10%. The stock gained 62.49% in the past year, while it has gained 19.27% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for MPWR yields 8.76 with Next year EPS estimates of 16.26. For the next quarter, that number is 2.66. This implies an EPS growth rate of 9.28% for this year and 26.33% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 25.00% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 29.99%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 48.03 million MPWR shares are outstanding with a float of 45.67 million shares on hand for trading. On Jan 31, 2024, short shares totaled 1.07 million, which was 2.22% higher than short shares on Dec 29, 2023. In addition to MPW as the firm’s Medical Properties Trust, Inc., MPWR serves as its Monolithic Power Systems, Inc..

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for MPWR since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With MPWR analysts setting a high price target of $830.00 and a low target of $561.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $755.00. Based on these targets, MPWR could surge 10.33% to reach the target high and fall by -25.43% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 0.36% from current levels.

Dividends & Yield:

In terms of dividends, MPWR has a current ratio of $5.00, which is $5.00 over the trailing 12-months, while a dividend of $2.26 is likely to be paid on average over the next five years. Dividend yield is another indicator that appeals to many investors, and MPWR currently yields $0.53. In the past year, MPWR’s dividend yield has been $0.53, but when looking at the stock over the past five years, its yield has been $0.71. Accordingly, MPWR has a current buyback yield of $–. This was $– for the TTM, and it was $– for the past five years.

Summary of Insider Activity:

Insiders traded MPWR stock several times over the past three months with 2 Buys and 7 Sells. In these transactions, 7,191 shares were bought while 11,491 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 7 while that of sell transactions has risen to 75 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 67,170 while 249,956 shares were sold.