Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (MXIM) shares are trading at lower $66.94 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy. while the current analyst price target stands at $72.51.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $73.52 and the low is $41.93. Over the last 52 weeks, MXIM is up 13.86% while the S&P 500 is up 11.54%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
MXIM booked profit margins of 29.90%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 38.60%, and its Return on Assets is 18.10%. All told, it is clear that, MXIM needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. MXIM has a short ratio of 2.42 and outstanding shares of 266.64M.
MXIM has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 2.41. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as MXIM has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Maxim Integrated Products Inc. MXIM has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, MXIM represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Maxim Integrated Products Inc. MXIM is now commanding a market cap of 17.97B and a float of 265.19M. MXIM is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of MXIM stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in MXIM, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.