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Skyworks Solutions (Skyworks Solutions) Earnings Power Value (EPV) : $58.54 (As of Mar24)


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What is Skyworks Solutions Earnings Power Value (EPV)?

As of Mar24, Skyworks Solutions's earnings power value is $58.54. *

* GuruFocus does not store EPV value into our database if Average Maintenance CAPEX is 0.

Margin of Safety is -81.71

The basic concept of EPV is that one should value a stock based on the current free cash flow of a company and not on future projections which may, or may not, come true. It is arguably a better way to analyze stocks than Discounted Cash Flow analysis that relies on highly speculative growth assumptions many years into the future. Assumption: Current profitability is sustainable.


Skyworks Solutions Earnings Power Value (EPV) Historical Data

The historical data trend for Skyworks Solutions's Earnings Power Value (EPV) 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.

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Skyworks Solutions Earnings Power Value (EPV) Chart

Skyworks Solutions Annual Data
Trend Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21 Sep22 Sep23
Earnings Power Value (EPV)
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 48.40 49.93 39.17 41.74 52.21

Skyworks Solutions Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Earnings Power Value (EPV) Get a 7-Day Free Trial 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 48.69 50.97 52.21 57.06 58.54

Competitive Comparison of Skyworks Solutions's Earnings Power Value (EPV)

For the Semiconductors subindustry, Skyworks Solutions's Earnings Power Value (EPV), along with its competitors' market caps and Earnings Power Value (EPV) 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.


Skyworks Solutions's Earnings Power Value (EPV) Distribution in the Semiconductors Industry

For the Semiconductors industry and Technology sector, Skyworks Solutions's Earnings Power Value (EPV) distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Skyworks Solutions's Earnings Power Value (EPV) falls into.



Skyworks Solutions Earnings Power Value (EPV) Calculation

Earnings Power Value also known as just Earnings Power is a valuation technique popularised by Bruce Greenwald, an authority on value investing at Columbia University. It is arguably a better way to analyze stocks than Discounted Cash Flow analysis that relies on highly speculative growth assumptions many years into the future.

The basic concept of EPV is that one should value a stock based on the current free cash flow of a company and not on future projections which may, or may not, come true. This valuation tool excludes the potential growth that a company may have so that needs to be looked at separately. Since future growth is excluded from the analysis, only the maintenance capital expenditures are subtracted from after-tax EBIT (earnings before interest and taxes) and growth capex is ignored.

Skyworks Solutions's "Earning Power" Calculation:

Average of Last 20 Quarters Last Quarter
Revenue 4,513
DDA 503
Operating Margin % 26.64
SGA * 25% 73
Tax Rate % 9.03
Maintenance Capex 333
Cash and Cash Equivalents 1,218
Short-Term Debt 20
Long-Term Debt 1,190
Shares Outstanding (Diluted) 161

1. Start with "Earnings" not including accounting adjustments (one-time charges not excluded unless policy has changed). "Earnings" are "Operating Income.

2. Look at average margins over a business/Industry cycle: Average Operating Margin = 26.64%

To normalize margins and eliminate the effects on profitability of valuing the firm at different points in the business cycle, it is usually best to take a long-term average of operating margins. Ideally this would be as long as 10 years and include at least one economic downturn. However, since most of companies do not have as long as 10-year history, here GuruFocus uses the latest 5 years data to do the calculation. To smooth out unusual years but reflect recent developments, we take an average of the 5 year margin.

3. Multiply average margins by sustainable revenues and then adjust for maintenance SGA. This yields "normalized" EBIT:

To be conservative, GuruFocus uses an average of the 5 year revenues as the sustainable revenue.
EPV analysis recognises that part of SG&A expenditure is made to maintain and replace the existing assets, while part is made to grow sales. Since EPV is only interested in what it costs a going concern to maintain its existing asset base, it adds back a percentage of SG&A (between 15% and 50% - this is a matter of judgment and industry knowledge) to make up for the fact that some of this expenditure went to fund growth and shouldn't be accounted for. To start off, we assume 25% for the sake of prudence.
Sustainable Revenue = $4,513 Mil, Average Operating Margin = 26.64%, Average Adjusted SGA = 73,
therefore "Normalized" EBIT = Sustainable Revenue * Average Operating Margin + Average Adjusted SGA = 4,513 * 26.64% +73 = $1274.8692631 Mil.

4. Multiply by one minus Average Tax Rate (NOPAT):

Same as average operating margin calculation, GuruFocus takes an average of the 5 years tax rates.
Average Tax Rate = 9.03%, and "Normalized" EBIT = $1274.8692631 Mil,
therefore After-tax "Normalized" EBIT = "Normalized" EBIT * ( 1 - Average Tax Rate ) = 1274.8692631 * ( 1 - 9.03% ) = $1159.7740660273 Mil.

5. Add back Excess Depreciation (after tax at 1/2 average tax rate). This yields "normalized" Earnings:

Excess Depreciation = Average DDA * % of Excess Depreciation (after tax at 1/2 average tax rate) = 503 * 0.5 * 9.03% = $22.70542 Mil.
"Normalized" Earnings = After-tax "Normalized" EBIT + Excess Depreciation = 1159.7740660273 + 22.70542 = $1182.4794860273 Mil.

6. Adjusted for Maintenance Capital Expenditure:

First, calculate the revenue change regarding to the previous year. If the revenue decreased from the previous year, then the Maintenance Capital Expenditure = Capital Expenditure (positive).
Second, if the revenue increased from the previous year, then calculate the percentage of Net PPE as of corresponding Revenue.
Third, calculate Capital Expenditure (positive) - percentage of Net PPE as of corresponding Revenue * revenue increase.
If [Capital Expenditure (positive) - percentage of Net PPE as of corresponding Revenue * revenue increase] was negative, then the Maintenance Capital Expenditure = Capital Expenditure (positive).
If [Capital Expenditure (positive) - percentage of Net PPE as of corresponding Revenue * revenue increase] was positive, then the Maintenance Capital Expenditure = Capital Expenditure (positive) - percentage of Net PPE as of corresponding Revenue * revenue increase.
Fourth, GuruFocus uses an average of the 5 year maintenance capital expenditures as maintenance CAPEX.
Skyworks Solutions's Average Maintenance CAPEX = $333 Mil *.
* GuruFocus does not store EPV value into our database if Average Maintenance CAPEX is 0.

7. Investors require a return of "WACC" for the risk they are taking: WACC = 9%

8. Skyworks Solutions's current cash and cash equivalent = $1,218 Mil.
Skyworks Solutions's current interest bearing debt = Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation = 1,190 + 20 = $1209.8 Mil.
Skyworks Solutions's current Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) = 161 Mil.

Skyworks Solutions's Earnings Power Value (EPV) for Mar24 is calculated as:

EPV = ( ( Norm. Earnings-Maint. CAPEX *) / WACC + CashandEquiv - Int. Bearing Debt ) / Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
= ( ( 1182.4794860273 - 333)/ 9%+1,218-1209.8 )/161
=58.54

Margin of Safety (EPV)=( Earnings Power Value (EPV)-Current Price )/Earnings Power Value (EPV)
=( 58.539514389876-106.37 )/58.539514389876
= -81.71%

* 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.

* GuruFocus does not store EPV value into our database if Average Maintenance CAPEX is 0.


Skyworks Solutions  (NAS:SWKS) Earnings Power Value (EPV) Explanation

Assumption: Current profitability is sustainable.

Earnings power value (EPV) uses a very basic equation which assumes no growth, although it does rely on an assumption about the cost of capital as well as the fact that current earnings are sustainable. It also involves several adjustments to clean up the underlying Earnings figures.


Be Aware

Though using today's earnings in calculating Earnings Power Value, GuruFocus is normalizing these earnings to the business cycle. This eliminates the effects on profitability of valuing the firm at different points in the business cycle. This means that we are considering the average earnings over 5 years.


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Skyworks Solutions (Skyworks Solutions) Business Description

Address
5260 California Avenue, Irvine, CA, USA, 92617
Skyworks Solutions produces semiconductors for wireless handsets and other devices that are used to enable wireless connectivity. Its main products include power amplifiers, filters, switches, and integrated front-end modules that support wireless transmissions. Skyworks' customers are mostly large smartphone manufacturers, but the firm also has a growing presence in nonhandset applications such as wireless routers, medical devices, and automobiles.
Executives
Karilee A Durham officer: SVP, Human Resources 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
Reza Kasnavi officer: SVP, Tech. & Manufacturing 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
Robert John Terry officer: VP, General Counsel &Secretary 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
Kris Sennesael officer: SVP & Chief Financial Officer 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
Kevin L Beebe director ONE ALLIED DRIVE, LITTLE ROCK AR 72202
Liam Griffin officer: VP, Sales and Marketing 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
Philip Matthew Carter officer: VP, Corp. Controller 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
Maryann Turcke director C/O NORTHERN STAR INVESTMENT CORP. II, 405 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10174
Suzanne E. Mcbride director C/O IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC., 1750 TYSONS BOULEVARD, SUITE 1400, MCLEAN VA 22102
Eric Guerin director 1950 HASSELL ROAD, HOFFMAN ESTATES IL 60169
Carlos S Bori officer: VP, Sales & Marketing 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
Timothy R Furey director 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
P Mcglade David director 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
David J Aldrich director, officer: President and CEO 20 SYLVAN ROAD, WOBURN MA 01801
Christine King director AMIS HOLDINGS, INC., 2300 BUCKSKIN RD, POCATELLO ID 83201