Semiconductors & Related Devices
Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of semiconductor-based power electronics solutions for the computing and storage, automotive, industrial, communications, and consumer markets. The company provides direct current (DC) to DC integrated circuits (ICs) that are used to convert and control voltages of various electronic systems, such as portable electronic devices, wireless LAN access points, computers and notebooks, monitors, infotainment applications, and medical equipment. It also offers lighting control ICs for backlighting that are used in systems, which provide the light source for LCD panels in notebook computers, monitors, car navigation systems, and televisions, as well as for general illumination products. The company sells its products through third-party distributors and value-added resellers, as well as directly to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, electronic manufacturing service providers, and other end customers in China, Taiwan, Europe, South Korea, Southeast Asia, Japan, the United States, and internationally. Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is based in Kirkland, Washington.
Discounted Cash Flow Valuation of Monolithic Power Systems Inc
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High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.
The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is +18.86%.
The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is +1.74%.
The average ROA over the past 5 years is +16.04%.
The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is +2.09%.
The average ROE over the past 5 years is +17.62%.
The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is +2.3%.
Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.
The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is -.
The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is -.
Graham’s Stability measure stands at 1.00.
Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.
The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +30.67%.
The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is +3.62%.
The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is +46.34%.
The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is +3.83%.
The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +26.16%.
The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is +3.18%.
The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is +22.52%.
The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is -1.31%.