Entegris (NASDAQ: ENTG) is one of 21 public companies in the “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Entegris to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and valuation.
This table compares Entegris and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
95.1% of Entegris shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.8% of shares of all “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of Entegris shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 14.7% of shares of all “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Entegris and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Entegris||$1.25 billion||$298.17 million||34.35|
|Entegris Competitors||$1.64 billion||$379.05 million||10.43|
Entegris’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Entegris. Entegris is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Risk and Volatility
Entegris has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Entegris’ competitors have a beta of 1.21, meaning that their average share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Entegris and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Entegris presently has a consensus target price of $28.78, indicating a potential downside of 0.25%. As a group, “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” companies have a potential upside of 7.80%. Given Entegris’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Entegris has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Entegris beats its competitors on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
Entegris, Inc. is a global developer, manufacturer and supplier of microcontamination control products, specialty chemicals and materials handling solutions for manufacturing processes in the semiconductor and other high-technology industries. The Company operates in three business segments: Specialty Chemicals and Engineered Materials (SCEM), Advanced Materials Handling (AMH) and Microcontamination Control (MC). The SCEM segment provides process chemistries, gases, materials and delivery systems to support semiconductor and other manufacturing processes. The AMH segment develops solutions to monitor, protect, transport, and deliver critical liquid chemistries and substrates for a set of applications in the semiconductor industry and other high-technology industries. AMH offers wafer solutions, chemical containers and fluidics. MC offers solutions to purify critical liquid chemistries and gases used in semiconductor manufacturing processes and other high-technology industries.
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