IQE is a specialist manufacturer of semiconductor wafers, with a 25 year history and global footprint, spanning Europe, Asia, and the USA. The company specialises in a process called epitaxy, a nanotechnology whereby complex atomic structures are created in strictly controlled clean rooms. IQE head-office is located in Cardiff, Wales - and has locations around the world, including several in the USA, China, Japan and the UK.
Iqe Plc Ord 1P is listed on the London Stock Exchange trading with ticker code IQE.L, and is part of the IT Hardware sector. It has a market capitalisation of £121,848m, with approximately 756m shares in issue. Over the last year, Iqe Plc share price has been traded in a range of 146.75, hitting a high of 181.50, and a low of 34.75.
Iqe Plc, officially known as Iqe Plc Ord 1P was formed in April of 1999, making the company eighteen years old. The company filed its latest accounts on 31st December 2014, showing a turnover of approximately 112.01 million GBX with gross profits of 26.00 million, or 0.0344 per issued share, and a pre-tax profit margin of 4.68%. Iqe Plc currently has 6 directors, and has had 10 previous directors over the last 18 years. In the last set of accounts produced by Pricewaterhousecoopers Llp, the company showed 30.89 million paid in salaries to the 581 staff (average wage of 53 thousand), with the directors receiving an average 209 thousand each. In the accounts filed in 2014, the company paid 0 in dividends. These accounts also showed Iqe Plc to have a net worth of 36.98 million, with 5.58 million held in cash.
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|Shares in Issue||756m|
|52 Week High||181.50|
|52 Week Low||34.75|