Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) is one of 104 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Intel Corporation to related businesses based off the strength of its risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.


Intel Corporation pays an annual dividend of $1.09 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. Intel Corporation pays out 41.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.6% and pay out 58.5% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Intel Corporation has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years. Intel Corporation is clearly a better dividend stock than its rivals, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Intel Corporation $61.71 billion $24.70 billion 13.48
Intel Corporation Competitors $4.51 billion $1.30 billion 82.15

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

67.1% of Intel Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.1% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Intel Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.6% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Intel Corporation has a beta of 1.02, indicating that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Intel Corporation’s rivals have a beta of 1.07, indicating that their average share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Intel Corporation 20.60% 21.86% 12.50%
Intel Corporation Competitors -47.63% 0.26% 0.13%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Intel Corporation and its rivals, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Intel Corporation 4 13 26 0 2.51
Intel Corporation Competitors 1143 5226 8746 406 2.54

Intel Corporation presently has a consensus target price of $40.69, indicating a potential upside of 15.62%. All “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 17.72%. Given Intel Corporation’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Intel Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.


Intel Corporation beats its rivals on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

Intel Corporation Company Profile

Intel Corporation is engaged in designing and manufacturing products and technologies, such as the cloud. The Company’s segments are Client Computing Group (CCG), Data Center Group (DCG), Internet of Things Group (IOTG), Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group (NSG), Intel Security Group (ISecG), Programmable Solutions Group (PSG), All Other and New Technology Group (NTG). It delivers computer, networking and communications platforms to a set of customers, including original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), original design manufacturers (ODMs), cloud and communications service providers, as well as industrial, communications and automotive equipment manufacturers. It offers platforms to integrate various components and technologies, including a microprocessor and chipset, a stand-alone System-on-Chip (SoC), or a multichip package. The CCG operating segment includes platforms that integrates in notebook, two in one systems, desktop computers for consumers and businesses, tablets, and phones.

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