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IQE - IQE Share Price

45.18p 3.6  8.7%

Last Trade - 05/06/20

Market Cap £359.8m
Enterprise Value £427.6m
Revenue £140.0m
Position in Universe 595th / 1817
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Financial Summary
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2019, IQE plc revenues decreased 10% to £140M. Net loss totaled £35.5M vs. income of £966K. Revenues reflect Wireless segment decrease of 22% to £68.2M, United States segment decrease of 20% to £77.1M, Rest Of Asia Pacific segment decrease of 24% to £5.3M, Germany segment decrease of 17% to £5.5M. Net loss reflects Wireless segment income decrease of 60% to £6.6M, Photonics segment income decrease of 87% to £1.3M.
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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, 2019
Last Interim December 31st, 2019
Incorporated April 1, 1999
Public Since May 19, 2000
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 663
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 796,455,882
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Frequently Asked Questions for IQE
What is the IQE share price?

As of 05/06/20, shares in IQE are trading at 45.18p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £359.8m. 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 45.18p and the price has moved by -38.11% 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 -29.33% 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: 2020-12-31
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 45.18p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £359.8m.

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 2020?

Shares in IQE are currently priced at 45.18p. At that level they are trading at 17.6% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 54.83.

Analysts covering IQE currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of -0.00541 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 -0.58%. At the current price of 45.18p, shares in IQE are trading at -8.01% 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?

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Who are the key directors of IQE?

IQE's management team is headed by:

Andrew Nelson - CEO
Howard Williams - COO
Tim Pullen - CFO
Carol Chesney - NID
Phil Smith - NEC
Derek Jones - NID
David Grant - 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:

T. Rowe Price International (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 17.69% (140.9m shares)
Invesco Oppenheimer Global Opportunities Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 17.58% (140.0m shares)
Invesco Advisers, Inc. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 17.58% (140.0m shares)
T. Rowe Price International Discovery Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 7.68% (61.2m shares)
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management Limited Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6.79% (54.1m shares)
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