IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ: IXYS) is one of 24 public companies in the “Integrated Circuits” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare IXYS Corporation to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for IXYS Corporation and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
IXYS Corporation 0 0 0 0 N/A
IXYS Corporation Competitors 86 448 946 65 2.64

As a group, “Integrated Circuits” companies have a potential upside of 3.95%. Given IXYS Corporation’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe IXYS Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares IXYS Corporation and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
IXYS Corporation $325.03 million $43.76 million 31.51
IXYS Corporation Competitors $618.04 million $157.40 million 17.36

IXYS Corporation’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than IXYS Corporation. IXYS Corporation 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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

63.8% of IXYS Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.5% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are held by institutional investors. 23.6% of IXYS Corporation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 15.5% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

IXYS Corporation has a beta of 0.74, indicating that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IXYS Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 0.85, indicating that their average share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares IXYS Corporation and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
IXYS Corporation 7.33% 9.40% 6.45%
IXYS Corporation Competitors -7.42% -8.48% -2.79%

Summary

IXYS Corporation beats its competitors on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

IXYS Corporation Company Profile

IXYS Corporation (IXYS) is a multi-market integrated semiconductor company. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of power semiconductors, mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), application specific integrated circuits (ASICs), microcontrollers, systems and radio frequency (RF) power semiconductors. Its power semiconductors are sold separately and are also packaged in high power modules that consist of multiple semiconductor dies. Its power metal-oxide-silicon (MOS) transistors operate at greater switching speeds than bipolar transistors. Its ICs address the demand for analog, mixed-signal and digital interface solutions in communication and other industries and include microcontrollers, mixed-signal application-specific ICs. RF power devices switch electricity at the high rates necessary to enable the amplification or reception of radio frequencies. It manufactures and sells laser diode drivers, high voltage pulse generators and modulators.

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