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Micron Technology Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %

: 6.26% (As of May. 2022)
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Yacktman defines forward rate of return as the normalized free cash flow yield plus real growth plus inflation. Micron Technology's forward rate of return for was 6.26%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Micron Technology's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % or its related term are showing as below:

MU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.44   Med: 22.39   Max: 27.66
Current: 7.18

During the past 13 years, Micron Technology's highest Forward Rate of Return was 27.66. The lowest was 5.44. And the median was 22.39.

MU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked worse than
61.91% of 512 companies
in the Semiconductors industry
Industry Median: 12.84 vs MU: 7.18

Unlike the Earnings Yield %, the Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past seven years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.


Micron Technology Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Micron Technology's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Micron Technology Annual Data
Trend Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 Aug17 Aug18 Aug19 Aug20 Aug21
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 22.32 23.85 24.71 24.03 16.91

Micron Technology Quarterly Data
Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21 May21 Aug21 Nov21 Feb22 May22
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 19.93 16.91 12.21 8.01 6.26

Competitive Comparison

For the Semiconductors subindustry, Micron Technology's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %, along with its competitors' market caps and Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Micron Technology Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Distribution

For the Semiconductors industry and Technology sector, Micron Technology's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Micron Technology's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % falls into.



Micron Technology Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Calculation

Forward Rate of Return is a concept that Don Yacktman uses in his investment approach. Yacktman explained the forward rate of return concept in detail in his interview with GuruFocus. Yacktman defines forward rate of return as the normalized free cash flow yield plus real growth plus inflation. He said in the interview (March 2012, when the S&P 500 was at about 1400):

If the business is stable, this calculation is fairly straightforward. For instance, on the S&P 500 we would normalize earnings. We would then calculate what percentage of those earnings are not reinvested in the underlying businesses and are therefore free. Historically, for the S&P 500, this has been just under 50% of earnings. Currently, we expect the S&P to earn about 70 on a normalized basis, a number which is far below reported earnings due to our adjusting for record high profit margins. $70 X ½ / 1400 gives you a normalized free cash flow yield of approximately 2.5%.

The historical real growth rate of the S&P 500 (companies) is about 1.5%. Assuming an inflation rate of 2.5%, the forward rate of return on an investment in the S&P 500 is about 6.5% today (2.5% free cash flow yield plus 1.5% real growth plus 2.5% inflation).

Micron Technology's Forward Rate of Return of May. 2022 is

Forward Rate of Return=Normalized Free Cash Flow/Price+5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate
=3.33219048/73.84+0.0175
=6.26 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Micron Technology  (NAS:MU) Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Explanation

Unlike the Earnings Yield, the Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past five years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.

For the growth part of the Forward Rate of Return calculation, GuruFocus uses the 5-year average growth rate of EBITDA per share as the growth rate, and the growth rate is always capped at 20%. For the Free Cash Flow we use per share data averaged over five years. The reason we use five years is to make it comparable to the growth rate.


Be Aware

In the Forward Rate of Return calculation, the growth rate is added directly to today's free cash flow yield. Therefore the calculation is reliable only if the company can grow at the same rate in the future as it did in the past. Investors should pay close attention to this when researching growth stocks. A more accurate measurement for return is Return on Capital.


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Micron Technology Business Description

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Address
8000 South Federal Way, Post Office Box 6, Boise, ID, USA, 83716-9632
Micron historically focused on designing and manufacturing DRAM for PCs. The firm then expanded into the NAND flash memory market. It increased its DRAM scale with the purchase of Elpida (completed in mid-2013) and Inotera (completed in December 2016). The firm's DRAM and NAND products tailored to PCs, data centers, smartphones, game consoles, automotives, and other computing devices.
Executives
Murphy Mark J. officer: EVP & Chief Financial Officer DELPHI AUTOMOTIVE PLC 5725 DELPHI DRIVE TROY MI 48098
Beard Robert P officer: SVP, General Counsel&Secretary 8000 S. FEDERAL WAY BOISE ID 83716
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Allen Scott R. officer: CVP, Chief Accounting Officer 11690 N.W. 105TH STREET MIAMI FL 33178
Dugle Lynn A director 4803 STONECROFT BOULEVARD CHANTILLY VA 20151
Marosvari Paul officer: VP, Chief Accounting Officer 8000 S. FEDERAL WAY BOISE ID 83716
Wright Mary Ann director 250 STEPHENSON HIGHWAY TROY MI 48083
Gomo Steven J director 495 E. JAVA DRIVE SUNNYVALE CA 94089
Mccarthy Mary Pat director 2704 WEST 112TH STREET LEAWOOD KS 66211
Bokan Michael W officer: SVP, WORLDWIDE SALES 8000 S FEDERAL WAY MS 1-557 BOISE ID 83716
Zinsner David officer: SVP & Chief Financial Officer 1001 MURPHY RANCH ROAD MILPITAS CA 95035
Bhatia Manish H officer: EVP, Global Operations C/O WESTERN DIGITAL CORPORATION 5601 GREAT OAKS PARKWAY SAN JOSE CA 95119
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Mehrotra Sanjay officer: President & CEO C/O WESTERN DIGITAL CORPORATION 3355 MICHELSON DRIVE, SUITE 100 IRVINE CA 92612
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