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IQE - IQE Share Price

50.2p -0.9  -1.8%

Last Trade - 11/06/21

Market Cap £402.3m
Enterprise Value £447.4m
Revenue £178.0m
Position in Universe 655th / 1810
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
114 132.7 154.6 156.3 140 178 176.7 200.4 +9.3%
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, IQE plcrevenues increased 27% to £178M. Net loss decreased 91% to£3.3M. Revenues reflect Wireless segment increase of 38% to£94.2M, Photonics segment increase of 17% to £81.6M, CMOS++segment increase of 5% to £2.2M, United States segmentincrease of 53% to £118.3M, China segment increase of 50%to £6.5M, Japan segment increase from £1.6M to £3.7M.
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Profile Summary

IQE plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company is engaged in the research, development and provision of engineering consultancy services to the compound semiconductor industry. The Company's segments include wireless, photonics, Infra Red and CMOS++. The Company is the manufacturer and supplier of Compound Semiconductor wafers or epiwafers using a process called epitaxy. Its photonics business enables a range of end applications, from data communications and advanced optical-fibers, to sensors in consumer and industrial applications. It operates through business units, including wireless, photonics, InfraRed, CPV (advanced solar), power switching, light emitting diodes (LEDs) and advanced electronics. It produces atomically engineered layers of crystalline materials containing a range of semiconductor materials, such as gallium, arsenic, aluminum, indium and phosphorous. The Company has operations in the United States, Asia and Europe.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated April 1, 1999
Public Since May 19, 2000
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 658
Sector Technology
Industry Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment
Index FTSE Aim All Share , FTSE Aim 100 , FTSE Intl-aim UK 50 ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Shares in Issue 801,299,933
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Frequently Asked Questions for IQE
What is the IQE share price?

As of 11/06/21, shares in IQE are trading at 50.2p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £402.3m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the IQE share price performed this year?

Shares in IQE are currently trading at 50.2p and the price has moved by 27.15% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the IQE price has moved by 6.27% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for IQE?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for IQE, there are there are currently 2 "buy" , 3 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for IQE is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will IQE next release its financial results?

IQE is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the IQE dividend yield?

IQE does not currently pay a dividend.

Does IQE pay a dividend?

IQE does not currently pay a dividend.

When does IQE next pay dividends?

IQE does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy IQE shares?

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What is the market cap of IQE?

Shares in IQE are currently trading at 50.2p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £402.3m.

Where are IQE shares listed? Where are IQE shares listed?

Here are the trading details for IQE:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: IQE
What kind of share is IQE?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, IQE is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a IQE share price forecast 2021?

Shares in IQE are currently priced at 50.2p. At that level they are trading at 66.75% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 150.98.

Analysts covering IQE currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.00743 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the IQE share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like IQE. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -35.46%. At the current price of 50.2p, shares in IQE are trading at -21.67% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the IQE PE Ratio?

The IQE PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 35.4. The shares are currently trading at 50.2p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of IQE?

IQE's management team is headed by:

Andrew Nelson - CEO
Howard Williams - COO
David Grant - NID
Phil Smith - NEC
Derek Jones - NID
Tim Pullen - CFO
Carol Chesney - NID
Tom Dale - SEC
Who are the major shareholders of IQE?

Here are the top five shareholders of IQE based on the size of their shareholding:

Invesco Global Opportunities Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 17.47% (140.0m shares)
Invesco Advisers, Inc. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 17.47% (140.0m shares)
T. Rowe Price International (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 10.44% (83.7m shares)
T. Rowe Price International Discovery Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 8.28% (66.4m shares)
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management Limited Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6.75% (54.1m shares)
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