TSM Stock Gains After Firm Reports 60% Increase in Y/Y Revenue
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TSM Stock Gains After Firm Reports 60% Increase in Y/Y Revenue

TSM stock soars amid strong earnings and revenue growth. Robust demand for advanced semiconductors drives performance.
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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (NYSE: TSM) has been experiencing significant stock price surge after reporting its latest earnings. The company’s strong earnings and revenue growth have contributed to the over 4% jump in US-listed shares of the firm today.

TSM Stock Up 78% Over the Past Year

At the time of writing, TSM’s stock price stands at $149.04, reflecting a recent increase of 4.38%. The company has delivered substantial returns to its investors, with a year-to-date return of 43.89% and a remarkable 78.43% increase over the past year.

Looking at the long-term performance, TSM’s stock has skyrocketed by 293.58% in the last five years. The company’s market capitalization has reached an impressive $637.90 billion, and its trailing Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio is 27.56.

TSM has reported a revenue of $2.25 trillion and a net income available to common stockholders of $857 billion, resulting in a profit margin of 38.16%. Analysts have provided various price targets for TSM, with a high estimate of $188.00 and a low of $150.00.

TSM Reports 60% y/y Revenue Surge Driven by AI Demand

TSM has been reporting strong financial results, driven by the increasing demand for advanced semiconductors used in artificial intelligence (AI) applications.

In April, the company’s revenue surged by nearly 60% year-over-year, reaching approximately $7.2 billion. For the first quarter, TSM’s revenue increased by 13% compared to the same period last year, totaling $18.87 billion. The company anticipates continued growth, with a projected 27.6% increase in revenue for the second quarter.

TSM’s ongoing robust performance can be attributed to the sustained high demand for its cutting-edge semiconductor products. The company’s strategic expansions in the United States and Japan aim to mitigate risks associated with its production concentration in Taiwan, considering the geopolitical concerns surrounding the region.

These expansions are expected to further strengthen TSM’s position in the global semiconductor market and help the company navigate potential challenges arising from geopolitical tensions.

Do you think TSM’s geopolitical risks are something investors should worry about, given its current place in the global semiconductor industry? Let us know in the comments below.

Disclaimer: The author does not hold or have a position in any securities discussed in the article.