ON Semiconductor (ONNN) Marked As A Barbarian At The Gate

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified ON Semiconductor ( ONNN) as a "barbarian at the gate" (strong stocks crossing above resistance with today's range greater than 200%) candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified ON Semiconductor as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • ONNN has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $38.4 million.
  • ONNN has traded 620,619 shares today.
  • ONNN traded in a range 241.3% of the normal price range with a price range of $0.56.
  • ONNN traded above its daily resistance level (quality: 19 days, meaning that the stock is crossing a resistance level set by the last 19 calendar days. The resistance price is defined by the Price - $0.01 at the time of the signal).

Stocks matching the 'Barbarian at the Gate' criteria are worthwhile stocks to watch for a variety of factors including historical back testing and volatility. Trade-Ideas targets these opportunities because the stock is exhibiting an unusual behavior while displaying positive price action. In this case, the stock crossed an important inflection point; namely, 'resistance' while at the same time the range of the stock's movement in price is more than twice its normal size. This large range foreshadows a possible continuation as the stock moves higher.

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More details on ONNN:

ON Semiconductor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets semiconductor components for electronic systems and products worldwide. It operates in three segments: Application Products Group, Standard Products Group, and System Solutions Group. ONNN has a PE ratio of 17.8. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate ON Semiconductor a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

The average volume for ON Semiconductor has been 7.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. ON Semiconductor has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. The stock has a beta of 1.80 and a short float of 2.4% with 2.32 days to cover. Shares are up 2.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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TheStreetRatings.com Analysis:

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ON Semiconductor as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive.

Highlights from the ratings report include:
  • Despite its growing revenue, the company underperformed as compared with the industry average of 18.6%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 16.5%. This growth in revenue does not appear to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, displayed by a decline in earnings per share.
  • Compared to where it was a year ago today, the stock is now trading at a higher level, regardless of the company's weak earnings results. Despite the fact that it has already risen in the past year, there is currently no conclusive evidence that warrants the purchase or sale of this stock.
  • The company's current return on equity greatly increased when compared to its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a signal of significant strength within the corporation. When compared to other companies in the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and the overall market, ON SEMICONDUCTOR CORP's return on equity is below that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
  • The company, on the basis of change in net income from the same quarter one year ago, has significantly underperformed when compared to that of the S&P 500 and the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry. The net income has decreased by 19.7% when compared to the same quarter one year ago, dropping from $51.80 million to $41.60 million.

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