Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ: MSCC) is one of 105 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Microsemi Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Microsemi Corporation 6.90% 19.91% 8.20%
Microsemi Corporation Competitors -47.37% -0.05% -0.13%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Microsemi Corporation and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Microsemi Corporation 0 2 12 0 2.86
Microsemi Corporation Competitors 904 4718 8626 359 2.58

Microsemi Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $58.27, indicating a potential upside of 10.78%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 11.13%. Given Microsemi Corporation’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Microsemi Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Microsemi Corporation and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Microsemi Corporation $1.79 billion $550.50 million 49.62
Microsemi Corporation Competitors $4.62 billion $1.36 billion 85.79

Microsemi Corporation’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Microsemi Corporation. Microsemi 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.

Risk & Volatility

Microsemi Corporation has a beta of 1.18, meaning that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Microsemi Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 1.07, meaning that their average stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

98.5% of Microsemi Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.8% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Microsemi Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.1% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Microsemi Corporation beats its competitors on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Microsemi Corporation

Microsemi Corporation is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance. The Company offers a portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for aerospace and defense, communications, data center and industrial markets. Its products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), system on chip solutions (SoCs) and application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) and power management products. The Company’s marketed products include Switchtec PFX PCIe switch, Flashtec NVM Express (NVMe)2032 and NVMe2016 controllers, Flashtec NVM Express (NVMe)2108 eight channel and NVMe2104 four channel controllers, PDS-EM-8100 PoE 2.5 gigabits per second (Gbps) Multiplexer, Chip Scale Atomic Clock (CSAC) components and miTimePLL.

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