ANADIGICS (NASDAQ: ANAD) and TTM Technologies (NASDAQ:TTMI) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

99.7% of TTM Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 28.4% of TTM Technologies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for ANADIGICS and TTM Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ANADIGICS 0 0 0 0 N/A
TTM Technologies 0 0 2 1 3.33

TTM Technologies has a consensus target price of $20.50, suggesting a potential upside of 30.66%. Given TTM Technologies’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe TTM Technologies is more favorable than ANADIGICS.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ANADIGICS and TTM Technologies’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ANADIGICS N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
TTM Technologies $2.60 billion 0.61 $395.21 million $0.72 21.79

TTM Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than ANADIGICS.

Profitability

This table compares ANADIGICS and TTM Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ANADIGICS -49.89% -97.40% -69.35%
TTM Technologies 2.97% 17.05% 5.79%

Summary

TTM Technologies beats ANADIGICS on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About ANADIGICS

ANADIGICS, Inc. is engaged in the designing and manufacturing of radio frequency (RF) semiconductor solutions for infrastructure and mobile communications and data transmission markets. The Company’s product portfolio includes line amplifiers, reverse path amplifiers, power amplifiers (PAs) and front-end integrated circuits (FEIC). The Company designs, develops, and manufactures RFIC’s primarily using GaAs compound semiconductor substrates with various process technologies, including metal semiconductor field effect transistor (MESFET), pseudomorphic high-electron-mobility transistor (pHEMT) and heterojunction bipolar transistor (HBT). The Company’s InGaP-Plus technology, combines InGaP HBT and pHEMT processes on a single substrate and integrates the PA function and the RF active switch function on the same die. Additionally, the Company offers VCSEL process technology. The Company fabricates its ICs in its six-inch diameter GaAs wafer fabrication facility.

About TTM Technologies

TTM Technologies, Inc. is a manufacturer of printed circuit board (PCB) products and is focused on technologically advanced PCBs and electro-mechanical solutions (E-M Solutions). As of January 2, 2017, the Company operated a total of 25 specialized facilities in North America and China. The Company’s segments include PCB, E-M Solutions and Corporate. As of January 2, 2017, the PCB segment included 13 domestic PCB fabrication plants, including a facility that provides follow-on value-added services primarily for one of the PCB fabrication plants; eight PCB fabrication plants in China and one in Canada. As of January 2, 2017, the E-M Solutions included three custom electronic assembly plants in China. The Company offers a range of PCB products, including conventional PCBs, high density interconnect (HDI) PCBs, flexible PCBs, rigid-flex PCBs, custom assemblies and system integration, and integrated circuits (IC) substrates.

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