Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in net income underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the revenue growth did not.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||6319.16||6390.25|
|Net Income ($mil)||2262.4||2309.56|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||0.0||13826.71|
|Total Assets ($mil)||0.0||47314.36|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||7932.74|
|Profitability||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||0.0||73.28|
|Return on Assets||0.0||17.64|
|Return on Equity||0.0||25.23|
|Debt||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Share Data||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||5186.08||5185.93|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.0||6.38|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||7904264.0||1.2908763E7|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 21.28 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.13. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MFG CO proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|TSM 12.91||Peers 21.28||TSM NA||Peers 16.77|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
TSM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|TSM 12.16||Peers 17.07||TSM 1.07||Peers 3.11|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
TSM is trading at a discount to its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
TSM trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|TSM NA||Peers 4.14||TSM 11.80||Peers 35.28|
Neutral. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
Ratio not available.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, TSM is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|TSM 4.68||Peers 3.95||TSM 6.56||Peers 9.49|
Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
TSM is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
TSM significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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