ON Semiconductor Corp. (ON) closed the most recent trading day at $68.34, moving -0.2% from the previous trading session. This change was narrower than the S&P 500's 1.71% loss on the day. Elsewhere, the Dow lost 1.7%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.18%.
Coming into today, shares of the semiconductor components maker had lost 3.89% in the past month. In that same time, the Computer and Technology sector lost 12.12%, while the S&P 500 lost 8.68%.
Investors will be hoping for strength from ON Semiconductor Corp. as it approaches its next earnings release. On that day, ON Semiconductor Corp. is projected to report earnings of $1.31 per share, which would represent year-over-year growth of 50.57%. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $2.12 billion, up 21.76% from the year-ago period.
Looking at the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates suggest analysts are expecting earnings of $5.12 per share and revenue of $8.26 billion. These totals would mark changes of +73.56% and +22.57%, respectively, from last year.
Investors might also notice recent changes to analyst estimates for ON Semiconductor Corp.Recent revisions tend to reflect the latest near-term business trends. With this in mind, we can consider positive estimate revisions a sign of optimism about the company's business outlook.
Based on our research, we believe these estimate revisions are directly related to near-team stock moves. We developed the Zacks Rank to capitalize on this phenomenon. Our system takes these estimate changes into account and delivers a clear, actionable rating model.
The Zacks Rank system ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell). It has a remarkable, outside-audited track record of success, with #1 stocks delivering an average annual return of +25% since 1988. Over the past month, the Zacks Consensus EPS estimate remained stagnant. ON Semiconductor Corp. currently has a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold).
Valuation is also important, so investors should note that ON Semiconductor Corp. has a Forward P/E ratio of 13.36 right now. For comparison, its industry has an average Forward P/E of 14.63, which means ON Semiconductor Corp. is trading at a discount to the group.
We can also see that ON currently has a PEG ratio of 0.52. This metric is used similarly to the famous P/E ratio, but the PEG ratio also takes into account the stock's expected earnings growth rate. The Semiconductor - Analog and Mixed was holding an average PEG ratio of 0.78 at yesterday's closing price.
The Semiconductor - Analog and Mixed industry is part of the Computer and Technology sector. This group has a Zacks Industry Rank of 75, putting it in the top 30% of all 250+ industries.
The Zacks Industry Rank gauges the strength of our industry groups by measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups. Our research shows that the top 50% rated industries outperform the bottom half by a factor of 2 to 1.
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