AXTI:NSD-AXT, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Semiconductor Equipment & Materials | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 9.74

Change

+0.18 (+1.88)%

Market Cap

USD 0.39B

Volume

0.48M

Average Target Price

USD 9.80 (+0.62%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

AXT, Inc. researches, develops, and produces compound and single element semiconductor substrates. It produces semiconductor substrates using its proprietary vertical gradient freeze technology. The company offers indium phosphide (InP) for use in fiber optic lasers and detectors, passive optical networks, data center connectivity, silicon photonics, photonic integrated circuits, terrestrial solar cells, radio frequency amplifier and switching, infrared light-emitting diode (LEDs) motion control, and infrared thermal imaging, as well as for 5G. It also provides semi-insulating gallium arsenide (GaAs) substrates for applications in power amplifiers, direct broadcast television, transistors, satellite communications, and solar cells; and semi-conducting GaAs substrates that are used in 3-D sensing, data center communication, high brightness LEDs, lasers, near-infrared sensors, printer head lasers and LEDs, optical couplers, solar cells, and night vision goggles, as well as laser machining, cutting, and drilling. In addition, the company offers germanium (Ge) substrates for use in satellite solar cells, optical sensors and detectors, terrestrial concentrated photo voltaic cells, multi-junction solar cells for satellites, and infrared detectors. Further, it provides materials, including 4N raw gallium, 6N+ purified gallium, Boron trioxide, Gallium-Magnesium alloy, pyrolytic boron nitride (pBN) crucibles, and pBN insulating parts. AXT, Inc. sells its products through direct salesforce in the United States, China, and Europe, as well as through independent sales representatives and distributors in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, and internationally. The company was formerly known as American Xtal Technology, Inc. and changed its name to AXT, Inc. in July 2000. AXT, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.

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ETFs Containing AXTI

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Semiconductor Equipment & Materials)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 123.91% 93% A 91% A-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 123.91% 93% A 91% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 221.45% 96% A 94% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 221.45% 96% A 94% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 286.51% 57% F 90% A-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 286.51% 52% F 90% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 26.19% N/A N/A 83% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 26.19% N/A N/A 83% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 66.61% N/A N/A 15% F
Risk Adjusted Return 39.32% N/A N/A 62% D-
Market Capitalization 0.39B 19% F 51% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Semiconductor Equipment & Materials)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 40.00 52% F 27% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.15 78% C+ 54% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 31.19 48% F 11% F
EV/EBITDA 90.72 8% F 10% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 0.43% 33% F 54% F
Return on Invested Capital -0.46% 33% F 44% F
Return on Assets -0.22% 22% F 45% F
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.94 41% F 41% F
Short Percent 5.97% 31% F 34% F
Beta 1.95 7% F 15% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector