Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, contract chip giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE: TSM ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at TSMC's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Hsinchu, Taiwan (1987)|
|Market Cap||$74.7 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$14.8 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Dr. Morris Chang
CFO Lora Ho
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||27.5%|
|Cash/Debt||$6.3 billion / $2.2 billion|
|Competitors||Semiconductor Manufacturing International
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 1,406 members who have rated TSMC believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Unique company in that they are a manufacturer for many of the designers of these products. Good dividend and cash on their balance sheet. Good pricing power. A core holding within the tech space.
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