Cypress Semiconductor (NASDAQ:CY) – Stocks with Critical Profitability Analyses: First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR)

Moving on tracing line, Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) need to consider for profitability analysis, in latest session share price swings at $11.69 with percentage change of 0.30%.  Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (CY) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) reported that Cypress has begun volume shipments of microcontrollers (MCUs) containing its proprietary 40nm Embedded Charge-Trap (eCT) Flash manufactured at UMC. The shipments mark the culmination of a multi-year collaboration between Cypress and UMC to integrate Cypress’s flash technology with UMC’s 40nm Low Power (40LP) logic process.

“This is an important milestone for eCT technology and a testimony to the successful partnership between Cypress and UMC; at the current run rate, we will have shipped more than seven million MCUs containing eCT Flash by the end of this year,” said Sam Geha, senior vice president of the Memory Products Division at Cypress.

The Co has negative -37.20% profit margins to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings. Gross profit margin and operating profit margin are its sub parts that firm have 34.00% and -33.90% respectively. CY has returns on investment of -10.40%. The returns on assets were -18.20% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of -30.20%, which is measuring profitability by disclosing how much profit generates by CY with the shareholders’ money.

The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.50 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 6.32%. The firm current ratio calculated as 1.30, this value is acceptable if it lies in 1.3% to 3%. But its varies industry to industry. To strengthen these views, active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 0.90, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.62, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $32.62 with percentage change of -0.18% in most recent trading session.

Profitability Valuation

The profit margin can answer significantly to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings, the Co has positive 14.70% profit margin that indicates every dollar of sales a firm actually keeps in earnings, and the larger number indicates improving and vise worse. Gross profit margin, operating profit margin are its sub parts that firm has 25.50% and 11.60% respectively. Moving toward returns ratio, FSLR has returns on investment of 9.00% which indicates firm’s investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.

While returns on assets calculated as 6.60% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 8.70%, which is measuring a corporation’s profitability by revealing how much profit generates by FSLR with the shareholders’ money. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.80 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -7.09%.

Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 2.50 and quick ratio was calculated as 2.20. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.13 for seeing its liquidity position. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.80 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -7.09%.

 

About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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