Monolithic Power Systems Inc.

Monolithic Power Systems is a fabless semiconductor company. The company designs, develops and markets power solutions for systems found in consumer, computing and storage, automotive, industrial, communications and consumer applications. The company's primary product families include the following: Direct Current (DC) to DC products, which are used to convert and control voltages within a range of electronic systems such as portable electronic devices, wireless Local Area Network access points, computers, and monitors, automobiles and medical equipment; and Lighting Control Products, which include lighting control integrated circuits that are used in backlighting and general illumination products.
  • TickerMPWR
  • ISINUS6098391054
  • ExchangeNASDAQ Stock Market
  • SectorTechnology Hardware & Equipment
  • CountryUnited States
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Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (MPWR:USA) currently trades near historical highs relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) earnings, with an 81.9x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market has bullish expectations for the firm, but management may have concerns about industrial revenue growth, their ability to meet increasing demand, and fab capacity expansion Specifically, management may lack confidence in their ability to sustain industrial revenue growth, meet rising demand, and manage litigation expenses. Furthermore, they may have concerns about the sustainability of their module sales, and they m...

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Five Directors at Monolithic Power Systems Inc sold after exercising options/sold 25,983 shares at between 364.777USD and 365.484USD. The significance rating of the trade was 75/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where tra...

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Monolithic Power Systems Inc: 5 directors sold after exercising options/sold

Five Directors at Monolithic Power Systems Inc sold after exercising options/sold 25,983 shares at between 364.777USD and 365.484USD. The significance rating of the trade was 75/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where tra...

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MPWR - Embedded Expectations Analysis - 2021 04 06

Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (MPWR:USA) currently trades near historical highs relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) earnings, with an 81.9x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market has bullish expectations for the firm, but management may have concerns about industrial revenue growth, their ability to meet increasing demand, and fab capacity expansion Specifically, management may lack confidence in their ability to sustain industrial revenue growth, meet rising demand, and manage litigation expenses. Furthermore, they may have concerns about the sustainability of their module sales, and they m...

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MONOLITHIC POWER SYS suffers a double requalification, which weighs heavily on its rating, now at Slightly Negative.

The independent financial analyst theScreener just downgraded the general evaluation of MONOLITHIC POWER SYS (US), active in the Semiconductors industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title loses a star(s) and now shows 1 out of 4 stars. Its market behaviour is also negatively reassessed and may be considered as risky. theScreener believes that this double requalification keeps the title under pressure and justifies an overall rating downgrade to Slightly Negative. As of the analysis date September 4, 2020, the closing price was USD 255.81 and its target price was estimated at USD ...

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