Cypress stock: buy or sell?

CY stock price: $23.05 -0.47% At close on February 27th, 2020

Updated on:
February 27th, 2020


Cypress ended today at $23.05 and slightly fell an unpleasant -0.47%.

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells embedded system solutions worldwide.

Should I buy Cypress stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. That's why is so important to choose your own trading strategy that matches with your character as inversor. At, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

Currently, Cypress Semiconductor stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Cypress Semiconductor stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for CY stock for the last month.

Cypress stock analysis

Daily outlook

Cypress shares slightly fell -0.47% to $23.05 today.

Shares of Cypress ended today at $23.05 and slightly fell an unpleasant -0.47%. On January, CY hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $23.49 recorded on January. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.

CY stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of Cypress depreciated a bad -1.50% this week.

Not so far away is the last price record Cypress Semiconductor marked early January. Since late April 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, CY price gained $6.00 per share (35.19%). This week, Cypress stock lost the significant level of the 20-weeks moving average.

CY stock chart (weekly)

Cypress stock price history

Cypress stock went public on May 29th, 1986 with a price of $0.001. Since then, CY stock grew a inf%, with an average of inf% per year. If you had invested right after CY's IPO a $1,000 in Cypress stock in 1986, it would worth $inf today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

Cypress stock historical price chart

CY stock reached all-time highs on January with a price of $23.53.

Cypress stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last 30 days we have not found any price prediction for Cypress Semiconductor stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since April, when Cypress posted its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
CY earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw an excellent gain of 6.70% to $2,483.84 M USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, slightly better, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) skyrocketed a 17.75% to 14.28%.

Cypress Semiconductor fiscal year ends in December, and to compare its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, Cypress Semiconductor TTM sales up to March 2019 were $2,440.60 and income $365.23 M USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Cypress business evolution since December 2018: Annual sales up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, declined a lame -1.74%. On the other hand, profit margin (net income/sales) remained stable at 14.28%.

CY annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$723 M-$-46.36 M-6.4%-
2014$725 M0.39%$18 M2.5%-138.69%
2015$1,608 M121.62%$-378.87 M-23.6%-2,212.33%
2016$1,923 M19.61%$-686.25 M-35.7%81.13%
2017$2,328 M21.04%$-80.92 M-3.5%-88.21%
2018$2,484 M6.70%$355 M14.3%-538.23%
TTM $2,441 M-1.74%$365 M15.0%3.00%

Quarterly financial results

Cypress Semiconductor posted $539.00 million in sales for 2019-Q1, a -10.83% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $19.71 M with a profit margin of 3.66%. Profit margin plummed a -40.53% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 44.19%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Cypress sales marked a rough decrease and dropped a -7.43%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Cypress Semiconductor posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
CY quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$594 M-$-23 M-3.9%-
2017-Q3$605 M1.82%$11 M1.8%-148.17%
2017-Q4$598 M-1.16%$-34 M-5.7%-408.37%
2018-Q1$582 M-2.56%$9 M1.6%-126.69%
2018-Q2$624 M7.19%$28 M4.4%205.20%
2018-Q3$673 M7.84%$51 M7.5%82.97%
2018-Q4$604 M-10.19%$267 M44.2%426.90%
2019-Q1$539 M-10.83%$20 M3.7%-92.62%

Cypress ownership

When you are planning to buy a company, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Cypress Semiconductor, 0.64% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

Bearish positions for CY stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better context understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

Market cap$8.5 B
Total shares370.6 M
Float shares368.5 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)83.7%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.6%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Cypress summary

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
Day range$23.03 - $23.19
Previous close$23.16
Session gain-0.47%
Average true range$0.11
50d mov avg$23.37
100d mov avg$23.33
200d mov avg$22.48
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern

Cypress performance

To better understand Cypress Semiconductor performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. For Cypress, the benchmark is made against .
CYCypress Semicondu...-1.24%1.14%51.35%

Cypress competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Cypress competitor. This doesn't mean Cypress does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.

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