Key Tronic Corporation (NASDAQ: KTCC) is one of 31 public companies in the “Computer Hardware” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Key Tronic Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation and risk.

Risk & Volatility

Key Tronic Corporation has a beta of -0.11, suggesting that its share price is 111% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Key Tronic Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 1.28, suggesting that their average share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

41.6% of Key Tronic Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.2% of shares of all “Computer Hardware” companies are held by institutional investors. 7.1% of Key Tronic Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.8% of shares of all “Computer Hardware” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Key Tronic Corporation and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Key Tronic Corporation $467.80 million $16.61 million 13.37
Key Tronic Corporation Competitors $21.02 billion $4.40 billion 19.40

Key Tronic Corporation’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Key Tronic Corporation. Key Tronic Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Key Tronic Corporation and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Key Tronic Corporation 0 0 1 0 3.00
Key Tronic Corporation Competitors 310 1513 3187 123 2.61

Key Tronic Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $9.25, indicating a potential upside of 35.63%. As a group, “Computer Hardware” companies have a potential downside of 4.82%. Given Key Tronic Corporation’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Key Tronic Corporation is more favorable than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Key Tronic Corporation and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Key Tronic Corporation 1.20% 5.17% 2.41%
Key Tronic Corporation Competitors 4.22% 10.64% 6.36%

Summary

Key Tronic Corporation competitors beat Key Tronic Corporation on 10 of the 13 factors compared.

About Key Tronic Corporation

Key Tronic Corporation, doing business as KeyTronicEMS Co., is engaged in contract manufacturing for a range of products. The Company provides electronic manufacturing services (EMS) and solutions to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of a range of products. The Company provides engineering services, procurement and distribution, materials management, manufacturing and assembly services, in-house testing, and customer service. The Company provides EMS services, such as product design, surface mount technologies (SMT) and pin through hole capability for printed circuit board assembly (PCBA), tool making, precision plastic molding, sheet metal fabrication, liquid injection molding, complex assembly, automated tape winding, prototype design and full product assembly. The Company’s manufacturing operations are located in Oakdale, Minnesota; Fayetteville, Arkansas; Corinth, Mississippi; Harrodsburg, Kentucky, and foreign manufacturing operations in Juarez, Mexico, and Shanghai, China.

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