Entegris (NASDAQ: ENTG) and Mattson Technology (NASDAQ:MTSN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, profitabiliy, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Entegris and Mattson Technology’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Entegris $1.23 billion 2.98 $284.95 million $0.79 32.72
Mattson Technology N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Entegris has higher revenue and earnings than Mattson Technology.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Entegris and Mattson Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Entegris 0 3 5 1 2.78
Mattson Technology 0 1 0 0 2.00

Entegris presently has a consensus target price of $25.81, indicating a potential downside of 0.15%. Mattson Technology has a consensus target price of $38.00, indicating a potential upside of 955.56%. Given Mattson Technology’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Mattson Technology is more favorable than Entegris.

Profitability

This table compares Entegris and Mattson Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Entegris 9.26% 16.65% 8.82%
Mattson Technology -13.95% -18.69% -13.50%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

97.8% of Entegris shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of Entegris shares are owned 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.

Summary

Entegris beats Mattson Technology on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Entegris

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.

About Mattson Technology

Mattson Technology, Inc. is a United States-based company, which provides a global semiconductor wafer processing equipment. The Company is engaged in designing, manufacturing, marketing and supporting semiconductor wafer processing equipment, which uses in the fabrication of integrated circuits. It operates in four product sectors: dry strip, etch, conventional rapid thermal processing and millisecond anneal. It is a supplier of dry strip and rapid thermal processing (RTP) equipment for processing to semiconductor manufactures across the world for the fabrication of various devices. It offers its technology to provide capital equipment that deliver processing capability for integrated circuit fabrication to its customers. Its product support offerings include product specific upgrade kits, labor and parts, labor bank program and process engineering services. Its designing and manufacturing centers are located in the United States, Canada and Germany.

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