Micron Technology reported its fiscal first quarter revenue of US$4.09 billion, which is - 47% from the year-ago quarter. Revenue missed analysts' estimates by 1.4%. The semiconductor company mentioned weakening consumer demand and substantial customer inventory adjustments across end markets amid macroeconomic uncertainty as factors behind the disappointing quarterly performance.
Micron incurred a non-GAAP loss of -4 cents per share, wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of -2 cents. In the prior year, it had positive earnings of $2.16 per share.
Micron Technology, Inc. is one of the big three leaders in DRAM technology. The company's Dynamic random access memory revenues came in at $2.83 billion (accounting for 69% of the total revenues), down -49% year over year and -41% sequentially. NAND revenues of $1.10 billion (27% of the total) fell -41% year-over-year and -35% sequentially.
For the second fiscal quarter, Micron is expecting revenues of $3.80 billion (+/-$200 million), vs. Zacks Consensus Estimate of $3.77 billion (according to Zacks Equity Research).
It projects adjusted loss per share of 62 cents (+/-10 cents), vs. consensus of 30 cents per share (according to Zacks Equity Research).
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The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for MU just turned positive on May 15, 2023. Looking at past instances where MU's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in of 49 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
MU moved above its 50-day moving average on April 26, 2023 date and that indicates a change from a downward trend to an upward trend.
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The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to outstanding earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly undervalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (1.660) is normal, around the industry mean (7.030). P/E Ratio (50.761) is within average values for comparable stocks, (54.473). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (1.113) is also within normal values, averaging (2.572). Dividend Yield (0.006) settles around the average of (0.024) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (3.427) is also within normal values, averaging (11.588).
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating steady price growth. MU’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating well-balanced risk and returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 63, placing this stock slightly better than average.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating weak sales and an unprofitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
a manufacturer of advanced semiconductor solutions such as DRAMs, NAND flash memory, CMOS image sensors, other semiconductor components and memory modules
A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, MU has been closely correlated with SWKS. These tickers have moved in lockstep 77% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if MU jumps, then SWKS could also see price increases.