Reviewing Amkor Technology Inc. (AMKR)’s and Its Rivals results

As Semiconductor – Integrated Circuits company, Amkor Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:AMKR) is competing with its peers based on the institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

40.4% of Amkor Technology Inc.’s shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.35% of all Semiconductor – Integrated Circuits’s companies shares are held by institutional investors. 22.9% of Amkor Technology Inc. shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.42% of all Semiconductor – Integrated Circuits companies shares are held by company insiders.

Profitability

On first table we have Amkor Technology Inc. and its rivals’ return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Amkor Technology Inc. 4.49% 11.50% 4.50%
Industry Average 23.86% 15.67% 10.61%

Earnings & Valuation

In next table we are comparing Amkor Technology Inc. and its rivals’ valuation, net income and top-line revenue.

Net Income Gross Revenue Price/Earnings Ratio
Amkor Technology Inc. 196.01M 4.37B 9.58
Industry Average 474.56M 1.99B 25.37

Amkor Technology Inc. has lower P/E Ratio, but higher revenue than its competitors. With presently lower price-to-earnings ratio Amkor Technology Inc. is more affordable than its peers.

Analyst Recommendations

Table 3 shows breakdown of current ratings for Amkor Technology Inc. and its rivals.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Amkor Technology Inc. 1 1 0 2.50
Industry Average 1.00 2.54 2.58 2.47

$7 is the consensus price target of Amkor Technology Inc., with a potential downside of -16.67%. The competitors have a potential upside of 64.96%. Given Amkor Technology Inc.’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Amkor Technology Inc. is more favorable than its peers.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of Amkor Technology Inc. and its competitors.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Amkor Technology Inc. -7.88% -10.5% -19.41% -29.89% -38.5% -37.21%
Industry Average 1.52% 2.21% 26.61% 28.60% 20.57% 23.57%

For the past year Amkor Technology Inc. has -37.21% weaker performance while Amkor Technology Inc.’s rivals have 23.57% stronger performance.

Liquidity

Amkor Technology Inc. has a Current Ratio of 1.4 and a Quick Ratio of 1.2. Competitively, Amkor Technology Inc.’s peers Current Ratio is 3.63 and has 3.03 Quick Ratio. Amkor Technology Inc.’s peers have better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Amkor Technology Inc.

Risk and Volatility

A beta of 2.14 shows that Amkor Technology Inc. is 114.00% more volatile than S&P 500. Competitively, Amkor Technology Inc.’s rivals’ beta is 1.12 which is 11.83% more volatile than S&P 500.

Dividends

Amkor Technology Inc. does not pay a dividend.

Summary

Amkor Technology Inc.’s peers beat on 5 of the 6 factors Amkor Technology Inc.

Amkor Technology, Inc. provides outsourced semiconductor packaging and test services in the United States and internationally. The company offers turnkey packaging and test services, including semiconductor wafer bumps, wafer probes, wafer back-grinds, package design, packaging, and test and drop shipment services. Its packages employ wirebond, flip chip, and copper clip and other interconnect technologies. The company also provides semiconductor testing services, such as wafer testing or probe, and final test services; flip chip chip scale package products for use in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile consumer electronic devices; flip chip stacked chip scale packages that are used to stack memory, and as applications processors in mobile devices; flip chip ball grid array (BGA) products for various networking, storage, computing, and consumer applications; and flip chip molded BGA packages. In addition, it offers leadframe packages that are used in electronic devices for low to medium pin count applications; substrate-based wirebond packages, which are used to connect a die to a substrate; micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) packages that are miniaturized mechanical and electro-mechanical devices; and system-in-package modules, which are used in radio frequency and front end modules, baseband processing, connectivity, fingerprint sensors, display and touch screen drivers, sensors and MEMS, and NAND memory and solid state drives. The company primarily serves integrated device manufacturers, fabless semiconductor companies, and contract foundries. Amkor Technology, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.

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