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Taking On Challenges And Growing? – United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC)

After Hours

There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. After-hours trades for United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $7.38. The United Microelectronics Corporation has recorded 130,057 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that UMC Reports Sales for August 2023.

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Stocks Info

This NYSE-listed company operates within the Semiconductors industry segment, falling under the Technology sector. The current market capitalization of United Microelectronics Corporation is $18.71B. A total of 4.7 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 5.90M shares.


The income generated by dividends is an indication that a company is improving its financial position, which is why investors prefer companies paying dividends. United Microelectronics Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.58, resulting in a dividend yield of 7.80%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 7.68. UMC’s most recent ex-dividend date was 6/26/2023 when it declared a $0.4530 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 7/26/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 7/21/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 6/21/2022. The UMC stock dividend was $0.2866 per share in cash.

Even though price targets are rarely accurate, they do tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often considered important by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for UMC in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $5.30 with high estimates of $5.30 and low estimates of $5.30. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, UMC has a high of $8.97 and a low of $5.36.

As of this writing, UMC has an earnings estimate of $0.15 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 2 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.16 per share and a lower estimate of $0.15. The company reported an EPS of $0.21 in the last quarter, which was 31.20% higher than expectations of $0.16.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

In a balance sheet, you can see what assets and liabilities the company has, as well as how much equity investors have invested. These figures can be used to calculate a company’s financial ratios to give investors a better idea of its prospects. UMC’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $170.90B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $46.82B in debt and $105.45B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $4.13, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $281.20B.

Analysts Opinion

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for UMC is Buy with a score of 4.50.

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