Stock Updates

Is Lam Research Corporation(NASDAQ: LRCX), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ: LRCX) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990. Lam Research Corporation is in the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Lam Research Corporation, is 2214.87, and so far today it has a volume of 1899400. Performance year to date since the 3/26/1990 is 20.07%.

To help you determine whether Lam Research Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 18.14 and forward P/E is 12.66. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Lam Research Corporation has a value for PEG of 1.72. P/S ratio is 2.57 and the P/B ratio is 2.57. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 2.21 and 15.34 respectively.

At the current price Lam Research Corporation is trading at, 94.63 (1.40% today), Lam Research Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.27%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 20.90%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 5.22, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 7.23% after growing 41.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 96.30%, and 4.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 159.63, and the number of shares float is 159.52. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at *TBA. The float short is 18.40%, with the short ratio at a value of 13.26. Management has seen a return on assets of 8.80%, and also a return on investment of 9.90%.

The ability for Lam Research Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 3.8, and quick ratio is 3.4. Long term debt/equity is 0.61 and total debt/equity is 0.77. In terms of margins, Lam Research Corporation has a gross margin of 44.50%, with its operating margin at 18.30%, and Lam Research Corporation has a profit margin of 15.50%.

The 52 week high is -1.19%, with 56.42% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 6.20% and the 200 day simple moving average is 19.00%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


About the author

Tony Dabbs

Leave a Comment