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Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ:LRCX)

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Common Stock Valuation Ratios (Price Multiples)
Quarterly Data

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Historical Valuation Ratios (Summary)

Lam Research Corp., historical price multiples (quarterly data)

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Price to earnings (P/E)
Price to operating profit (P/OP)
Price to sales (P/S)
Price to book value (P/BV)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-08-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-08-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-25), 10-K (filing date: 2016-08-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-02-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-03), 10-K (filing date: 2015-08-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-03).

Valuation ratio Description The company
P/E ratio The P/E ratio tells analyst how much an investor in common stock pays per dollar of current earnings. Lam Research Corp.’s P/E ratio decreased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then increased from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.
P/OP ratio Because P/E ratio is calculated using net income, the ratio can be sensitive to nonrecurring earnings and capital structure, analysts may use price to operating profit. Lam Research Corp.’s P/OP ratio decreased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then increased from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.
P/S ratio An rationale for the P/S ratio is that sales, as the top line in an income statement, are generally less subject to distortion or manipulation than other fundamentals such as EPS or book value. Sales are also more stable than earnings and never negative. Lam Research Corp.’s P/S ratio decreased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then increased from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.
P/BV ratio The P/BV ratio is interpreted as an indicator of market judgment about the relationship between a company’s required rate of return and its actual rate of return. Lam Research Corp.’s P/BV ratio decreased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then increased from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 not reaching Q2 2020 level.

Price to Earnings (P/E)

Lam Research Corp., historical P/E calculation (quarterly data)

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Jun 28, 2020 Mar 29, 2020 Dec 29, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 23, 2018 Sep 23, 2018 Jun 24, 2018 Mar 25, 2018 Dec 24, 2017 Sep 24, 2017 Jun 25, 2017 Mar 26, 2017 Dec 25, 2016 Sep 25, 2016 Jun 26, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 Dec 27, 2015 Sep 27, 2015 Jun 28, 2015 Mar 29, 2015 Dec 28, 2014 Sep 28, 2014
No. shares of common stock outstanding1
Selected Financial Data (US$)
Net income (loss) (in thousands)
Earnings per share (EPS)2
Share price1, 3
Valuation Ratio
P/E ratio4
Benchmarks
P/E Ratio, Competitors5
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Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-08-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-08-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-25), 10-K (filing date: 2016-08-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-02-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-03), 10-K (filing date: 2015-08-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-03).

1 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 Q4 2020 Calculation
EPS = (Net income (loss)Q4 2020 + Net income (loss)Q3 2020 + Net income (loss)Q2 2020 + Net income (loss)Q1 2020) ÷ No. shares of common stock outstanding
= ( + + + ) ÷ =

3 Closing price as at the filing date of Lam Research Corp.’s Quarterly or Annual Report.

4 Q4 2020 Calculation
P/E ratio = Share price ÷ EPS
= ÷ =

5 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Valuation ratio Description The company
P/E ratio The P/E ratio tells analyst how much an investor in common stock pays per dollar of current earnings. Lam Research Corp.’s P/E ratio decreased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then increased from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.

Price to Operating Profit (P/OP)

Lam Research Corp., historical P/OP calculation (quarterly data)

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Jun 28, 2020 Mar 29, 2020 Dec 29, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 23, 2018 Sep 23, 2018 Jun 24, 2018 Mar 25, 2018 Dec 24, 2017 Sep 24, 2017 Jun 25, 2017 Mar 26, 2017 Dec 25, 2016 Sep 25, 2016 Jun 26, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 Dec 27, 2015 Sep 27, 2015 Jun 28, 2015 Mar 29, 2015 Dec 28, 2014 Sep 28, 2014
No. shares of common stock outstanding1
Selected Financial Data (US$)
Operating income (in thousands)
Operating profit per share2
Share price1, 3
Valuation Ratio
P/OP ratio4
Benchmarks
P/OP Ratio, Competitors5
Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Analog Devices Inc.
Apple Inc.
Applied Materials Inc.
Broadcom Inc.
Cisco Systems Inc.
Intel Corp.
Micron Technology Inc.
NVIDIA Corp.
Qualcomm Inc.
Texas Instruments Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-08-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-08-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-25), 10-K (filing date: 2016-08-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-02-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-03), 10-K (filing date: 2015-08-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-03).

1 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 Q4 2020 Calculation
Operating profit per share = (Operating incomeQ4 2020 + Operating incomeQ3 2020 + Operating incomeQ2 2020 + Operating incomeQ1 2020) ÷ No. shares of common stock outstanding
= ( + + + ) ÷ =

3 Closing price as at the filing date of Lam Research Corp.’s Quarterly or Annual Report.

4 Q4 2020 Calculation
P/OP ratio = Share price ÷ Operating profit per share
= ÷ =

5 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Valuation ratio Description The company
P/OP ratio Because P/E ratio is calculated using net income, the ratio can be sensitive to nonrecurring earnings and capital structure, analysts may use price to operating profit. Lam Research Corp.’s P/OP ratio decreased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then increased from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.

Price to Sales (P/S)

Lam Research Corp., historical P/S calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Jun 28, 2020 Mar 29, 2020 Dec 29, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 23, 2018 Sep 23, 2018 Jun 24, 2018 Mar 25, 2018 Dec 24, 2017 Sep 24, 2017 Jun 25, 2017 Mar 26, 2017 Dec 25, 2016 Sep 25, 2016 Jun 26, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 Dec 27, 2015 Sep 27, 2015 Jun 28, 2015 Mar 29, 2015 Dec 28, 2014 Sep 28, 2014
No. shares of common stock outstanding1
Selected Financial Data (US$)
Revenue (in thousands)
Sales per share2
Share price1, 3
Valuation Ratio
P/S ratio4
Benchmarks
P/S Ratio, Competitors5
Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Analog Devices Inc.
Apple Inc.
Applied Materials Inc.
Broadcom Inc.
Cisco Systems Inc.
Intel Corp.
Micron Technology Inc.
NVIDIA Corp.
Qualcomm Inc.
Texas Instruments Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-08-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-08-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-25), 10-K (filing date: 2016-08-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-02-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-03), 10-K (filing date: 2015-08-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-03).

1 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 Q4 2020 Calculation
Sales per share = (RevenueQ4 2020 + RevenueQ3 2020 + RevenueQ2 2020 + RevenueQ1 2020) ÷ No. shares of common stock outstanding
= ( + + + ) ÷ =

3 Closing price as at the filing date of Lam Research Corp.’s Quarterly or Annual Report.

4 Q4 2020 Calculation
P/S ratio = Share price ÷ Sales per share
= ÷ =

5 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Valuation ratio Description The company
P/S ratio An rationale for the P/S ratio is that sales, as the top line in an income statement, are generally less subject to distortion or manipulation than other fundamentals such as EPS or book value. Sales are also more stable than earnings and never negative. Lam Research Corp.’s P/S ratio decreased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then increased from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.

Price to Book Value (P/BV)

Lam Research Corp., historical P/BV calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Jun 28, 2020 Mar 29, 2020 Dec 29, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 23, 2018 Sep 23, 2018 Jun 24, 2018 Mar 25, 2018 Dec 24, 2017 Sep 24, 2017 Jun 25, 2017 Mar 26, 2017 Dec 25, 2016 Sep 25, 2016 Jun 26, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 Dec 27, 2015 Sep 27, 2015 Jun 28, 2015 Mar 29, 2015 Dec 28, 2014 Sep 28, 2014
No. shares of common stock outstanding1
Selected Financial Data (US$)
Stockholders’ equity (in thousands)
Book value per share (BVPS)2
Share price1, 3
Valuation Ratio
P/BV ratio4
Benchmarks
P/BV Ratio, Competitors5
Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Analog Devices Inc.
Apple Inc.
Applied Materials Inc.
Broadcom Inc.
Cisco Systems Inc.
Intel Corp.
Micron Technology Inc.
NVIDIA Corp.
Qualcomm Inc.
Texas Instruments Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-08-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-08-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-25), 10-K (filing date: 2016-08-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-02-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-03), 10-K (filing date: 2015-08-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-03).

1 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 Q4 2020 Calculation
BVPS = Stockholders’ equity ÷ No. shares of common stock outstanding
= ÷ =

3 Closing price as at the filing date of Lam Research Corp.’s Quarterly or Annual Report.

4 Q4 2020 Calculation
P/BV ratio = Share price ÷ BVPS
= ÷ =

5 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Valuation ratio Description The company
P/BV ratio The P/BV ratio is interpreted as an indicator of market judgment about the relationship between a company’s required rate of return and its actual rate of return. Lam Research Corp.’s P/BV ratio decreased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then increased from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 not reaching Q2 2020 level.