How to buy Maxim Integrated Products shares

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Maxim Integrated Products, Inc (MXIM) is a leading semiconductors business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$100.58 after a previous close of US$100.48. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD99.58 to a high of USD100.73. The latest price was USD100.36 (25 minute delay). Maxim Integrated Products is listed on the NASDAQ. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Maxim Integrated Products

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Maxim Integrated Products. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: MXIM. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Maxim Integrated Products reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$102.43, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Maxim Integrated Products, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Maxim Integrated Products. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Maxim Integrated Products share price

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Maxim Integrated Products shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-22.
Previous closeUS$100.48
Change US$-0.12
Change % -0.1194%
Volume 1,880,994
Information last updated 2021-06-17.
52-week rangeUS$58.2127 - US$104.5
50-day moving average US$97.9721
200-day moving average US$92.7616
Target priceUS$97.1
PE ratio 35.4703
Dividend yield US$0.48 (0.47%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$2.892

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Is it a good time to buy Maxim Integrated Products stock?

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Maxim Integrated Products price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $100.36

1 week (2021-06-16) -2.17%
1 month (2021-05-21) 1.53%
3 months (2021-03-23) 12.95%
6 months (2020-12-23) 16.94%
1 year (2020-06-23) 63.13%
2 years (2019-06-21) 71.82%
3 years (2018-06-22) 66.19%
5 years (2016-06-23) 164.87%

Is Maxim Integrated Products under- or over-valued?

Valuing Maxim Integrated Products stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Maxim Integrated Products's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Maxim Integrated Products's P/E ratio

Maxim Integrated Products's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 35x. In other words, Maxim Integrated Products shares trade at around 35x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Maxim Integrated Products's PEG ratio

Maxim Integrated Products's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.6243. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Maxim Integrated Products's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Maxim Integrated Products's EBITDA

Maxim Integrated Products's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$962.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Maxim Integrated Products's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Maxim Integrated Products financials

Revenue TTM US$2.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 34.72%
Gross profit TTM US$1.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 13.81%
Return on equity TTM 41.43%
Profit margin 31.77%
Book value 8.008
Market capitalisation US$27.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Maxim Integrated Products shares

There are currently 12.3 million Maxim Integrated Products shares held short by investors – that's known as Maxim Integrated Products's "short interest". This figure is 1.8% down from 12.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Maxim Integrated Products shares can be evaluated.

Maxim Integrated Products's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Maxim Integrated Products's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Maxim Integrated Products shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Maxim Integrated Products shares traded daily (recently around 3.0 million). Maxim Integrated Products's SIR currently stands at 4.11. In other words for every 100,000 Maxim Integrated Products shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4110 shares are currently held short.

However Maxim Integrated Products's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Maxim Integrated Products shares, or, against the total number of tradable Maxim Integrated Products shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Maxim Integrated Products's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Maxim Integrated Products shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0461% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Maxim Integrated Products shares, roughly 46 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Maxim Integrated Products.

Find out more about how you can short Maxim Integrated Products stock.

Maxim Integrated Products's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Maxim Integrated Products.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Maxim Integrated Products's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 22.69

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Maxim Integrated Products's overall score of 22.69 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 37th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Maxim Integrated Products is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Maxim Integrated Products's environmental score

Environmental score: 8.28/100

Maxim Integrated Products's environmental score of 8.28 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Maxim Integrated Products is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Maxim Integrated Products's social score

Social score: 7.16/100

Maxim Integrated Products's social score of 7.16 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Maxim Integrated Products is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Maxim Integrated Products's governance score

Governance score: 7.76/100

Maxim Integrated Products's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Maxim Integrated Products is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 22.69
Total ESG percentile 37.28
Environmental score 8.28
Environmental score percentile 3
Social score 7.16
Social score percentile 3
Governance score 7.76
Governance score percentile 3

Maxim Integrated Products share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 16.84% of net profits

Recently Maxim Integrated Products has paid out, on average, around 16.84% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.9% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Maxim Integrated Products shareholders could enjoy a 2.9% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Maxim Integrated Products's case, that would currently equate to about $0.48 per share.

While Maxim Integrated Products's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Maxim Integrated Products is investing more in its future growth.

Maxim Integrated Products's most recent dividend payout was on 10 September 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Maxim Integrated Products's shares ever split?

Maxim Integrated Products's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 21 December 1999. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Maxim Integrated Products shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Maxim Integrated Products shares which in turn could have impacted Maxim Integrated Products's share price.

Maxim Integrated Products share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Maxim Integrated Products's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$58.2127 up to US$104.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MXIM.US volatility(beta: 1.2)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Maxim Integrated Products's is 1.2. This would suggest that Maxim Integrated Products's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Maxim Integrated Products overview

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a range of linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits in the United States, China, rest of Asia, Europe, and internationally. The company also provides various high-frequency process technologies and capabilities used in custom designs. It serves automotive, communications and data center, consumer, and industrial markets. The company markets its products through a direct-sales and applications organization, as well as through its own and other unaffiliated distribution channels. Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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