AXTI:NSD-AXT Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Semiconductor Equipment & Materials | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 5.32

Change

-0.15 (-2.74)%

Market Cap

USD 0.23B

Volume

0.14M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 10.50 (+97.37%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


AXT Inc (AXTI) Stock Analysis:
Based on the AXT Inc stock forecasts from 2 analysts, the average analyst target price for AXT Inc is USD 10.50 over the next 12 months. AXT Inc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of AXT Inc is Bearish, which is based on 2 positive signals and 11 negative signals. At the last closing, AXT Inc’s stock price was USD 5.32. AXT Inc’s stock price has changed by -2.03% over the past week, -16.09% over the past month and -40.56% over the last year.

About

AXT, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes compound and single element semiconductor substrates. It produces semiconductor substrates using its proprietary vertical gradient freeze technology. The company offers indium phosphide for use in data center connectivity ...Read More

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N/A

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ETFs Containing AXTI

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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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 -39.61% 31% F 32% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -39.61% 31% F 32% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -44.12% 12% F 35% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -44.12% 12% F 35% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -23.45% 16% F 30% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -23.45% 16% F 28% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 24.22% 38% F 78% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 24.22% 38% F 77% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 90.41% 17% F 15% F
Risk Adjusted Return 26.79% 13% F 55% F
Market Capitalization 0.23B 15% F 43% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-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 16.58 64% D 49% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.05 96% A 72% C-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -71.09 92% A- 88% B+
EV/EBITDA 14.93 33% F 37% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 6.12% 27% F 58% F
Return on Invested Capital 5.51% 31% F 63% D
Return on Assets 2.55% 23% F 70% C-
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Ratio 7.79 19% F 16% F
Short Percent 2.60% 69% D+ 53% F
Beta 2.12 4% F 9% 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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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 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.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Poor return on equity

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

Poor capital utilization

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

Poor return on assets

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

Negative cashflow

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

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