STX:NSD-Seagate Technology plc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Computer Hardware | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 48.22

Change

+0.80 (+1.69)%

Market Cap

USD 12.22B

Volume

1.84M

Average Target Price

USD 54.20 (+12.40%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Seagate Technology plc provides data storage technology and solutions in Singapore, the United States, the Netherlands, and internationally. The company offers hard disk and solid state drives, including serial advanced technology attachment, serial attached SCSI, and non-volatile memory express products; solid state hybrid drives; and storage subsystems. Its products are used in enterprise servers and storage systems; and edge compute and non-compute applications. The company also provides enterprise data solutions portfolio comprising storage subsystems for enterprises, cloud service providers, and scale-out storage servers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). In addition, it offers external storage solutions under the Seagate Backup Plus and Expansion product lines, as well as under the LaCie and Maxtor brands in capacities up to 168TB. The company sells its products primarily to OEMs, distributors, and retailers. Seagate Technology plc was founded in 1978 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.

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ETFs Containing STX

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
DVY iShares Trust - iShares S.. 0.00 % 0.39 %

+1.01 (+1.27%)

USD13.22B
DVYL UBS ETRACS Monthly Pay 2x.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

N/A

USD0.03B
WBIY WBI Power Factor High Div.. 0.00 % 0.70 %

+0.19 (+1.05%)

USD0.04B
RNDV First Trust US Equity Div.. 0.00 % 0.50 %

N/A

USD4.11M
PSWC:LSE Invesco Markets III plc -.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

N/A

N/A

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Computer Hardware)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -18.96% 67% D+ 39% F
Dividend Return 3.28% 100% A+ 81% B-
Total Return -15.68% 67% D+ 42% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -10.39% 71% C- 44% F
Dividend Return 4.83% 100% A+ 81% B-
Total Return -5.56% 71% C- 47% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 12.43% 73% C 56% F
Dividend Return 29.56% 100% A+ 89% B+
Total Return 41.99% 80% B- 65% D
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 17.27% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return 6.17% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 23.44% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 31.61% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Risk Adjusted Return 74.13% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Market Capitalization 12.22B 94% A 94% A
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
(Computer Hardware)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 12.97 85% B 62% D-
Price/Book Ratio 7.05 24% F 18% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 7.13 56% F 37% F
EV/EBITDA 9.38 79% C+ 68% D+
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 50.85% 94% A 98% A+
Return on Invested Capital 21.88% 89% B+ 93% A
Return on Assets 9.72% 100% A+ 95% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 232.57% 15% F 8% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 5.64 39% F 30% F
Short Percent 7.37% 33% F 29% F
Beta 1.05 71% C- 54% 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:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning 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.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

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.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow 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.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Revenue Growth

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