Which Insiders Are Buying NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI) Shares?


The stock of NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) increased by $2.81 on Wednesday to $176.22, up 1.62 percent. The last five days have seen an average of 1,295,364 shares of common stock traded. 2 times new highs were reached in the current year, with a fall of -$50.62. The average number of shares traded over the last 20 days was 2,391,671, while the average volume over the last 50 days totaled 2,310,286.

NXPI stock appreciated 19.64% since last month. On 10/24/22, the company’s shares reached a one-month low of $140.45. The stock touched a high of $239.91 on 01/04/22, after rallying from a low of $132.08 in 52 weeks. The price of NXPI stock has declined by -23.87% or -$50.62 this year, reaching a new high 2 times. Still, the stock price is down -26.55% from the 52-week high.

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Insider Transactions

NXPI stock investors should be aware that NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 253 days ago on Mar 15. On Mar 15, Director Southern Julie acquired 135 shares at $178.07 each. This transaction resulted in the insider spending $24,039. On Dec 01, Kaeser Josef sold 4,700 shares at a price of US$233.90. After the transaction, the insider now owns 10,007 shares.

Valuation Metrics

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 17.28. Beta for the stock is 1.44. There are also a few other valuation ratios worth considering, including the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 3.44, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 6.40, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 15.67.

Company paid $0.8450 per share in dividends, remained unchanged from $0.8450 last year. A $0.2820 dividend increase was reported on Monday January 31 2022.

Financial Health

For the three months ended September 29, NXP Semiconductors N.V.’s quick ratio was 1.60, while its current ratio was 2.10, indicating its ability to pay off its debt. As far as profitability goes, gross margin for the trailing twelve months is 56.70% percent. NXP Semiconductors N.V.’s operating margin stood at 27.70% for the same period. Based on annual data, it had gross profit of $6.07 billion and revenue of $11.06 billion.

Investors will also look at the performance of the company’s management in order to determine the potential profitability of their investment. NXPI’s return on assets (ROA) during the last 12 months has been 12.20%. There was a 13.40% return on investment (ROI) in the past year. In the meantime, the return on equity (ROE) for the last 12 months was 39.40%.

Earnings Surprise

According to NXP Semiconductors N.V.’s quarterly financial report for the quarter that ended September 29. A higher net income was reported in the quarter under review than the previous quarter. Net income for the quarter came in at $3.44 billion, while revenues rose by 16.95% to $3.31 billion. It was predicted that NXP Semiconductors N.V.’s quarterly earnings would be $3.81, but it ended up being $3.63, beating the consensus by 5.00%. EBITDA was $1.32 billion for the quarter. At the end of NXP Semiconductors N.V.’s most recent quarter ended September 29, its liabilities totaled 15.55 billion, while its total debt was $11.16 billion. Equity owned by shareholders amounts to $259.13 million.

Technical Picture

Here’s a quick look at NXP Semiconductors N.V.’s (NXPI) price momentum from a technical perspective. As of 22 November, the RSI 9-day stood at 66.84%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with a 38.73% historical volatility rate.

The stochastic %K and %D were 87.19% and 84.30% respectively, while the average true range (ATR) was 6.51. Based on the 14-day stochastic reading of 94.19%, the RSI (14) reading is 63.66%. On the 9-day MACD Oscillator, the stock is at 1.80, and the 14-day reading is at 6.40.

Analyst Ratings

In its analyst report released on November 16, 2022, Credit Suisse began covering NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI). The stock was rated as a Neutral by the brokerage firm. Analysts have assigned NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI) an Overweight rating. NXPI is a stock that is recommended for selling by 1 brokerage firm, while 12 companies recommend holding. The stock is underweighted by 0 analysts. Among the analysts who rate the stock, 3 rates it overweight and 12 others recommend it as a buy.

What is NXPI’s price target for the next 12 months?

The current consensus forecast for the stock is between $140.00 and $225.00, with a median target price of $177.50. In analyzing these forecasts, the average price target given by analysts for NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI) is $179.42.


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