Cohu Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU) started the day on April 05, 2021, with a price increase of 7.87% at $49.62. During the day, the stock rose to $49.85 and sunk to $45.775 before settling in for the price of $46.00 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, COHU posted a 52-week range of $10.92-$51.86.
The Technology Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was 18.70%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -28.70%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 80.30%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $42.12 million, simultaneously with a float of $40.89 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $2.17 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $44.07, while the 200-day Moving Average is $29.01.
While finding the extent of efficiency of the company that is accounted for 3250 employees. It has generated 195,694 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -4,259. The stock had 4.55 Receivables turnover and 0.59 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +37.23, operating margin was +3.86 and Pretax Margin of -2.07.
Cohu Inc. (COHU) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials Industry. Cohu Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 3.30%, in contrast to 80.10% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Mar 02, this organization’s Director sold 6,699 shares at the rate of 44.52, making the entire transaction reach 298,239 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 367,056. Preceding that transaction, on Mar 01, Company’s Director sold 20,000 for 44.86, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 897,200. This particular insider is now the holder of 367,056 in total.
Cohu Inc. (COHU) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 12/30/2020, the organization reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $0.61) by $0.12. This company achieved a net margin of -2.18 while generating a return on equity of -2.78. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.9 per share during the current fiscal year.
Cohu Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 80.30% and is forecasted to reach 3.37 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 52.37% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -28.70% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Cohu Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Cohu Inc. (COHU). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 2.00. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 3.07. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 3.41. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 83.53.
In the same vein, COHU’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -0.34, a figure that is expected to reach 0.79 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 3.37 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Cohu Inc. (COHU)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of Cohu Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU), its last 5-days Average volume was 0.58 million that shows plunge from its year to date volume of 0.72 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 98.91% While, its Average True Range was 2.88.
Raw Stochastic average of Cohu Inc. (COHU) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 92.19%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 98.14% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 77.08% that was higher than 64.18% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.