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Skyworks Solutions (Skyworks Solutions) WACC % :11.5% (As of Jun. 14, 2024)


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What is Skyworks Solutions WACC %?

As of today (2024-06-14), Skyworks Solutions's weighted average cost of capital is 11.5%%. Skyworks Solutions's ROIC % is 12.89% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Skyworks Solutions generates higher returns on investment than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment. It is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases.

For a comprehensive WACC calculation, please access the WACC Calculator.


Skyworks Solutions WACC % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Skyworks Solutions's WACC % 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 WACC % Chart

Skyworks Solutions Annual Data
Trend Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21 Sep22 Sep23
WACC %
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Skyworks Solutions Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
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Competitive Comparison of Skyworks Solutions's WACC %

For the Semiconductors subindustry, Skyworks Solutions's WACC %, along with its competitors' market caps and WACC % 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 WACC % Distribution in the Semiconductors Industry

For the Semiconductors industry and Technology sector, Skyworks Solutions's WACC % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Skyworks Solutions's WACC % falls into.



Skyworks Solutions WACC % Calculation

The weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is the rate that a company is expected to pay on average to all its security holders to finance its assets. The WACC is commonly referred to as the firm's cost of capital. Generally speaking, a company's assets are financed by debt and equity. WACC is the average of the costs of these sources of financing, each of which is weighted by its respective use in the given situation. By taking a weighted average, we can see how much interest the company has to pay for every dollar it finances.

WACC=E/(E + D)*Cost of Equity+D/(E + D)*Cost of Debt*(1 - Tax Rate)

1. Weights:
Generally speaking, a company's assets are financed by debt and equity. We need to calculate the weight of equity and the weight of debt.
The market value of equity (E) is also called "Market Cap". As of today, Skyworks Solutions's market capitalization (E) is $17063.496 Mil.
The market value of debt is typically difficult to calculate, therefore, GuruFocus uses book value of debt (D) to do the calculation. It is simplified by adding the latest one-year quarterly average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation together. As of Mar. 2024, Skyworks Solutions's latest one-year quarterly average Book Value of Debt (D) is $1572.4 Mil.
a) weight of equity = E / (E + D) = 17063.496 / (17063.496 + 1572.4) = 0.9156
b) weight of debt = D / (E + D) = 1572.4 / (17063.496 + 1572.4) = 0.0844

2. Cost of Equity:
GuruFocus uses Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) to calculate the required rate of return. The formula is:
Cost of Equity = Risk-Free Rate of Return + Beta of Asset * (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return)
a) GuruFocus uses 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate as the risk-free rate. It is updated daily. The current risk-free rate is 4.207%. Please go to Economic Indicators page for more information. Please note that we use the 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate of the country/region where the company is headquartered. If the data for that country/region is not available, then we will use the 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate of the United States as default.
b) Beta is the sensitivity of the expected excess asset returns to the expected excess market returns. Skyworks Solutions's beta is 1.35.
c) (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return) is also called market premium. GuruFocus requires market premium to be 6%.
Cost of Equity = 4.207% + 1.35 * 6% = 12.307%

3. Cost of Debt:
GuruFocus uses latest TTM Interest Expense divided by the latest one-year quarterly average debt to get the simplified cost of debt.
As of Mar. 2024, Skyworks Solutions's interest expense (positive number) was $45.7 Mil. Its total Book Value of Debt (D) is $1572.4 Mil.
Cost of Debt = 45.7 / 1572.4 = 2.9064%.

4. Multiply by one minus TTM Tax Rate:
GuruFocus uses the most recent TTM Tax Expense divided by the most recent TTM Pre-Tax Income to calculate the tax rate. The calculated TTM tax rate is limited to between 0% and 100%. If the calculated tax rate is higher than 100%, it is set to 100%. If the calculated tax rate is less than 0%, it is set to 0%.
The latest calculated TTM Tax Rate = 57.7 / 912.9 = 6.32%.

Skyworks Solutions's Weighted Average Cost Of Capital (WACC) for Today is calculated as:

WACC=E / (E + D)*Cost of Equity+D / (E + D)*Cost of Debt*(1 - Tax Rate)
=0.9156*12.307%+0.0844*2.9064%*(1 - 6.32%)
=11.5%

* 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.


Skyworks Solutions  (NAS:SWKS) WACC % Explanation

Because it costs money to raise capital. A firm that generates higher ROIC % than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases, whereas a firm that earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital will destroy value as it grows.

As of today, Skyworks Solutions's weighted average cost of capital is 11.5%%. Skyworks Solutions's ROIC % is 12.89% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Skyworks Solutions generates higher returns on investment than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment. It is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases.


Be Aware

1. GuruFocus uses book value of debt (D) to do the calculation. It is simplified by adding latest one-year quarterly average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation together.
For companies that report quarterly, GuruFocus combines all of the most recent year's quarterly debt data from the beginning of the year to the year-end and calculates the average.
For companies that report semi-annually, GuruFocus combines all of the most recent year's semi-annual debt data from the start of the year to the year-end and calculates the average.
For companies that report annually, GuruFocus combines the beginning and ending annual debt data from the most recent year and then calculates the average.

2. The WACC formula discussed above does not include Preferred Stock. Please adjust if preferred stock is considered.

3. (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return) is also called market premium. GuruFocus requires market premium to be 6%.

4. GuruFocus uses the latest TTM Interest Expense divided by the latest one-year quarterly average debt to get the simplified cost of debt.


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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

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