Semiconductors & Related Devices
Micron Technology, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells memory and storage products worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Compute and Networking Business Unit, Mobile Business Unit, Embedded Business Unit, and Storage Business Unit. It provides memory and storage technologies comprises DRAM products, which are dynamic random access memory semiconductor devices with low latency that provide high-speed data retrieval; NAND products that are non-volatile and re-writeable semiconductor storage devices; and NOR memory products, which are non-volatile re-writable semiconductor memory devices that provide fast read speeds under the Micron and Crucial brands, as well as through private labels. The company offers memory products for the cloud server, enterprise, client, graphics, networking, industrial, and automotive markets, as well as for smartphone and other mobile-device markets; SSDs and component-level solutions for the enterprise and cloud, client, and consumer storage markets; discrete storage products in component and wafers; and memory and storage products for the automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. It markets its products through its direct sales force, independent sales representatives, distributors, and retailers; and web-based customer direct sales channel, as well as through channel and distribution partners. Micron Technology, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Boise, Idaho.
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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 +16.31%.
The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is -11.65%.
The average ROA over the past 5 years is +12.16%.
The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is -6%.
The average ROE over the past 5 years is +14.03%.
The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is -7.77%.
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 -2.18.
The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is -2.60.
Graham’s Stability measure stands at -1.02.
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 -12.55%.
The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is -3.63%.
The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is -.
The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is +4.12%.
The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +5.88%.
The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is -3.27%.
The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is -.
The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is +171.54%.