Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) kept active in under and overvalue discussion, CY holds price to book ratio of 1.91 that presents much better indicator to find market price of a share price over its book value of equity for investment valuation.
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Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (CY) is making Hassane El-Khoury its CEO. The Betaville blog cited sources familiar with the matter saying Cypress has been working with bankers from Goldman, Sachs & Co. (GS) on strategic options after receiving interest from three private equity firms, including TPG Capital LP, and is looking for $15/share. This came shortly after a Financial Times report that Chinese private equity firm SummitView Capital was said to be pursing the San Jose, Calif based chipmaker.
Taking look on ratio analysis, CY has forward price to earnings ratio of 15.20. The co is presenting price to cash flow as 20.19 and the low single digit may indicate stock is undervalued and vise versa. On other hand, keeping in mind stable cash flows but few growth prospects make traders to value lower.
The firm has price volatility of 3.81% for a week and 2.69% for a month. Its beta stands at 1.76 times. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 7.38% and monthly performance was 6.33%.
NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) runs in leading trade, it are lagging behind -0.54% to traded at $88.02. NXPI attains analyst recommendation of 1.70 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 0.77%.
To find out the technical position of NXPI, it holds price to book ratio of 2.76 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 11.95, and price to earnings ratio calculated as 22.77. The price to earnings growth ration calculated as 0.67. NXPI is presenting price to cash flow of 22.59 and free cash flow concluded as 27.44.
EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 181.20%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 28.12%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 3.91 and price to earning ration of 22.77 attracting passive investors.