Investors love stocks that consistently beat the Street without getting ahead of their fundamentals and risking a meltdown. The best stocks offer sustainable market-beating gains, with robust and improving financial metrics that support strong price growth. Does Silicon Motion Technology Corp. (ADR) (NASDAQ:SIMO) fit the bill? Let’s take a look at what its recent results tell us about its potential for future gains.
What we’re looking for
The graphs you’re about to see tell Silicon Motion’s story, and we’ll be grading the quality of that story in several ways:
Growth: Are profits, margins, and free cash flow all increasing?
Valuation: Is share price growing in line with earnings per share?
Opportunities: Is return on equity increasing while debt to equity declines?
Dividends: Are dividends consistently growing in a sustainable way?
What the numbers tell you
Now, let’s take a look at Silicon Motion Technology Corp. (ADR) (NASDAQ:SIMO)’s key statistics:
|Revenue growth > 30%||195.1%||Pass|
|Improving profit margin||200.2%||Pass|
|Free cash flow growth > Net income growth||564.3% vs. 153.7%||Pass|
|Stock growth (+ 15%) < EPS growth||156.2% vs. 233.4%||Pass|
|Improving return on equity||137.1%||Pass|
|Declining debt to equity||No debt||Pass|
|Dividend growth > 25%||Established in 2013||Pass|
|Free cash flow payout ratio < 50%||Not available||N/A|