Head to Head Survey: Eltek (ELTK) and The Competition

Eltek (NASDAQ: ELTK) is one of 16 publicly-traded companies in the “Printed circuit boards” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Eltek to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Volatility and Risk

Eltek has a beta of -2.51, suggesting that its stock price is 351% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eltek’s peers have a beta of 1.12, suggesting that their average stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Eltek and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Eltek $36.71 million $2.61 million 13.38
Eltek Competitors $4.81 billion $117.74 million 10.55

Eltek’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Eltek. Eltek is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Eltek and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Eltek 5.29% 11.33% 4.98%
Eltek Competitors -92.74% 12.59% 3.89%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

2.5% of Eltek shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.1% of shares of all “Printed circuit boards” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.1% of shares of all “Printed circuit boards” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Eltek and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Eltek 0 0 0 0 N/A
Eltek Competitors 122 605 665 37 2.43

As a group, “Printed circuit boards” companies have a potential upside of 7.25%. Given Eltek’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Eltek has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Summary

Eltek peers beat Eltek on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

Eltek Company Profile

Eltek Ltd. is engaged in the development, manufacture, marketing, and sale of custom made printed circuit boards. Its products include flex-rigid boards, rigid multilayer boards, high density interconnect, flex and multi-flex boards, Teflon and hybrid boards and backplanes. The company was founded on January 1, 1970 and is headquartered in Petach Tikva, Israel.

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