United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC) shares traded -1.32% down during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $2.25. The stock exchanged hands 1.73 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 2.23 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $5.63 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $2.27 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 3 opinions.

Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC) high price target of $2.51 and with a conservative view have low price target of $1.9.

Bernstein “Downgrades” United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC) in a research note issued to investors on 7/27/17 to Underperform with price target of $0.

Additionally on 7/27/17 Credit Suisse “Downgrades” United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC) to Underperform setting price target at $0 and on 10/13/15 JP Morgan “Upgrades” the stock to Overweight. Furthermore on 4/21/15 HSBC “Upgrades” the stock to Hold.

On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 45.93 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.06, Consequently United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 1.95%, 2.18% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.61.

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 2.7. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.

Previously United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC) reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.26 by $-0.23. The company posted an earnings surprise of -88.5%.

Currently United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC)’s shares owned by insiders are 0%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 6%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded 0%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 3.04%.

United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC) 52-week high price stands at $2.57 and low price stands at $1.74, its price distance from 52-week high is -12.45% while its distance from 52-week low price is 29.31%. The stock hit its 52-week high on 07/25/17, and 52-week low on 12/30/16.

United Microelectronics Corp (NYSE:UMC)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $5.01 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 1.12. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $2.88 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 0.78, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $0.91, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 2.46. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 0.89 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 17.86.