At the moment, the debt-to-equity of NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) is high, standing at 48.53, a figure that is higher than the 14.11 average recorded by the industry. This means that the company is currently holding a debt level at 6.36 B. NXPI shares have a strong debt-to-equity ratio but their quick ratio which reads 0.90 is strong and might cause problems for them later in the future.

Even though there was a rise of +2.43% in revenue, the company failed to succeed in outperforming the industry average of 22.82%. For the most recent quarter, the net income has jumped by +1585.19%. This strength in their income has affected them and thus increased their earnings to $711.00 M. The 2.43% yoy growth of NXPI’s revenue has gone up that of the industry average by 0.05%. For the past 12 months, NXP Semiconductors N.V. revenue has gone up by 2.38%. The sustained growth in their revenue has helped boost their earnings per share.

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI) has seen their earnings per share increased to $5.60 during the last quarter in comparison to the same quarter last year. They have recorded a 3495.84% growing earnings per share earnings. They have recorded a 3495.84% growing earnings per share earnings. Analysts expect increase in earnings is also on the cards next quarter with an average estimate at $1.90. In the fiscal year 2018, NXP Semiconductors N.V. overcame its bottom line by hitting earning $6.41 per share compared to the $0.58 in 2017.

The 12-month return on equity has significantly fallen to 16.64 in comparison to the same data for other companies in the same industry. This shows that there is a major weakness within the organization over the past one year. Comparing them to other companies in the industry and the overall Technology sector, the industry average is 9.21 while 17.89 is of the sector.

NXPI total operating cash flow had jumped to $2.54 billion compared to $387 million in the same quarter last year. Also, looking at the price to cash flow of the company and the industry average, the 7.06 ratio of the stock is lower than the industry’s 116.11.

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) has a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.54 which is higher than the 7.69 industry average at the moment. In addition to their unfavorable P/E ratio, NXP Semiconductors N.V. has maintained a gross margin of 51.37. This shows whether the company has what it takes to effectively turn the revenue into profit.

The company’s ROA is 8.64 when compared to 20.52 for the stocks operating in the same industry. This can be attributed to the strength recorded in the net income produced by total assets. Comparing it to other companies in the sector, NXP Semiconductors N.V. ROE is above 17.89 that of both the sector average.

The operating profit margin for NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI) is 27.59%, a figure which is considered to be strong. It has gone 30.59 from the 15.51 over the past 5 years. In addition to this, their operating margin is -3 lower than the industry average.

The net profit margin which stood at 12.12 on average in the past 5 years has jumped to 20.48 in the last 12 months. Added to that, this ratio has missed the industry net margin that stands at 21.22.

Analysts meanwhile rate NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) as a buy. Still some above discussed indicators of the $27.51B company show strength while others show weakness. There is little evidence at the moment to justify the expectation of the NXPI shares to either perform positively or negatively when compared to other stocks. The primary strengths of NXP Semiconductors N.V. can be witnessed in its increased revenue, growing earnings per share, higher return on equity, increased operating cash and high net margin. Subsequently, financial analysis have also identified some weak areas that includes high debt, relatively high P/E ratio, lower return on assets and low net margin.