Head to Head Survey: Microsemi Corporation (MSCC) vs. Its Peers

Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ: MSCC) is one of 110 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Microsemi Corporation to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, dividends and risk.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

98.4% of Microsemi Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.1% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Microsemi Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.0% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Microsemi Corporation 9.73% 21.31% 8.93%
Microsemi Corporation Competitors -43.33% 1.19% 0.90%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Microsemi Corporation and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Microsemi Corporation $1.81 billion -$32.60 million 34.85
Microsemi Corporation Competitors $4.63 billion $649.45 million 43.99

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Microsemi Corporation and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Microsemi Corporation 0 2 9 0 2.82
Microsemi Corporation Competitors 946 4837 8911 370 2.58

Microsemi Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $61.88, indicating a potential upside of 17.59%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 8.53%. Given Microsemi Corporation’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Microsemi Corporation is more favorable than its rivals.

Volatility & Risk

Microsemi Corporation has a beta of 1.16, meaning that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Microsemi Corporation’s rivals have a beta of 0.98, meaning that their average share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Microsemi Corporation beats its rivals on 8 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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