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Current Price 65.86p Bid 65.75p Ask 65.95p Change -4.91%
Last Updated: 15/11/2019 15:41. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

IQE plc is the leading global supplier of advanced semiconductor wafers that enable a diverse range of applications, supported by an innovative outsourced foundry services portfolio that allows the Group to provide a one stop shop for the wafer needs of the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers. IQE uses advanced crystal growth technology (epitaxy) to manufacture and supply bespoke semiconductor wafers epi-wafers to the major chip manufacturing companies, who then use these wafers to make the chips which form the key components of virtually all high technology systems. IQE is unique in being able to supply wafers using all of the leading crystal growth technology platforms. IQE's products are found in many leading-edge consumer, communication, computing and industrial applications, including a complete range of wafer products for the wireless industry, such as smartphones and wireless infrastructure, Wi-Fi, base stations, and satellite communications; optical communications, optical storage, printing, thermal imagers, leading-edge medical technologies, automotive and aerospace technologies, a variety of advanced silicon based systems and high efficiency concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) solar cells.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2018

Turnover
£156.29m
Operating Profit
£8.66m
Dividend Yield
0.00
Dividend Per Share
0.00
Dividend Cover
0.00
P/E Ratio
532.69

Key Personnel

Dr Andrew William Nelson
Chief Executive Officer
Timothy Neil Pullen
Chief Financial Officer
Philip Patrick Smith
Non-Executive Chairman
Sir Derek Jones
Non-Executive Director
Ellen Carol Tredway Chesney
Non-Executive Director
Dr David Grant
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
IQE
ISIN
GB0009619924
Shares in Issue
795,864,862
Market cap
£551.14m

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
100.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
0.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
65.85p
Bid Price
65.75p
Ask Price
65.95p
Volume
1178954
Change Today
-3.40p
% Change Today
-4.91%
Open
66.58p
Previous Close
69.25p
Intraday High
68.65p
Intraday Low
65.55p
52 Week High
99.60p
52 Week Low
43.34p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

IQE Intra-day Chart

IQE News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

IQE resets Asian customer supplies amid US-China trade tensions 23 Jul 2019 | 08:25 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on IQE PLC 03 Jul 2019 | 09:30 FTSE higher as investors digest potential rate cuts 21 Jun 2019 | 11:58 UK stocks open 0.3% higher as central banks set dovish tone 21 Jun 2019 | 08:55 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on IQE PLC 21 Jun 2019 | 08:30 IQE warns of slower revenue as weak smartphone volumes and Huawei hurt demand 21 Jun 2019 | 07:49 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on IQE PLC 28 May 2019 | 12:40 IQE puts exposure to Huawei affair at below 5% of 2019 revenue 24 May 2019 | 08:20 Director Deals - IQE PLC (IQE) 29 Apr 2019 | 14:20 Director Deals - IQE PLC (IQE) 15 Apr 2019 | 09:00 Director Deals - IQE PLC (IQE) 15 Apr 2019 | 09:00 Director Deals - IQE PLC (IQE) 15 Apr 2019 | 09:00 Director Deals - IQE PLC (IQE) 15 Apr 2019 | 09:00 IQE confirms appointment of Phil Smith as chairman 01 Apr 2019 | 12:49 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on IQE PLC 22 Mar 2019 | 09:00 FTSE outperforms thanks to weak sterling, global markets fall 20 Mar 2019 | 16:37 FTSE steady ahead of US rates call, no deal Brexit fears resurface 20 Mar 2019 | 12:01 IQE offers bleak outlook for first half as annual profits plunge 43% 20 Mar 2019 | 08:22 IQE to participate in UK research project for 5G infrastructure 18 Mar 2019 | 13:03 FTSE fails to follow US and European equities higher amid stronger sterling 25 Jan 2019 | 17:04 Sterling strength caps FTSE gains 25 Jan 2019 | 12:12 IQE predicts flat revenue growth; flags £4.5m hit related to Singapore facility 25 Jan 2019 | 07:53 IQE confirms Tim Pullen will take up role as CFO in February 07 Jan 2019 | 07:59 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on IQE PLC 16 Nov 2018 | 08:20

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
124.5
90.8
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
121.8
108.5
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
21.3
25.5
Total Non-Current Assets
267.5
224.8
Inventory
35.7
33.7
Trade & Receivables
38.0
32.2
Cash & Receivables
20.8
45.6
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
362.0
336.4

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
48.9
44.9
Long Term Liabilities
3.8
0.7
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
52.7
45.6

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
309.3
290.8

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
7.8
7.6
Minority Interests
3.6
3.2
Retained Earnings
99.3
98.0
Share Premium Account
151.2
145.9
Other Equity
47.5
36.1
Total Equity
309.3
290.8

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
16.3
21.8
Cashflow Before Financing
-26.1
-6.4
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-25.3
40.9

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Turnover
156.3
154.5
Cost of Sales
118.8
115.9
Gross Profit
37.5
38.6
Operating Profit
8.7
17.0
Pre-Tax Profit
6.8
14.9
Profit / Loss for the Year
1.2
14.5
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