Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ: AOSL) and ANADIGICS (NASDAQ:ANAD) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited and ANADIGICS’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited 3.61% 4.76% 3.71%
ANADIGICS -49.89% -97.40% -69.35%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

70.0% of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited shares are held by institutional investors. 21.7% of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited shares are held 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.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited and ANADIGICS’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited $383.34 million 0.99 $39.73 million $0.56 28.30
ANADIGICS N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited has higher revenue and earnings than ANADIGICS.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited and ANADIGICS, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited 0 1 3 0 2.75
ANADIGICS 0 0 0 0 N/A

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited currently has a consensus target price of $26.00, suggesting a potential upside of 64.04%. Given Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited is more favorable than ANADIGICS.

Summary

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited beats ANADIGICS on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited is a designer, developer and global supplier of power semiconductors. The Company’s portfolio of power semiconductors includes approximately 1,600 products, as of June 30, 2016. The Company’s product portfolio consists of two categories: power discretes and power integrated circuits (ICs). The Company’s portfolio of products focuses high-volume applications, including personal computers, flat panel televisions, light-emitting diode (LED) lighting, smart phones, battery packs, consumer and industrial motor controls and power supplies for television, computers, servers and telecommunications equipment. The Company sells its products primarily to distributors in the Asia Pacific region, who in turn sell these products to end customers. The Company conducts its operations primarily in the United States, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea and Japan. Its products are applicable in desktop and tablet personal computers, flat panel displays and televisions.

About ANADIGICS

ANADIGICS, Inc. is engaged in the designing and manufacturing of radio frequency (RF) semiconductor solutions for infrastructure and mobile communications and data transmission markets. The Company’s product portfolio includes line amplifiers, reverse path amplifiers, power amplifiers (PAs) and front-end integrated circuits (FEIC). The Company designs, develops, and manufactures RFIC’s primarily using GaAs compound semiconductor substrates with various process technologies, including metal semiconductor field effect transistor (MESFET), pseudomorphic high-electron-mobility transistor (pHEMT) and heterojunction bipolar transistor (HBT). The Company’s InGaP-Plus technology, combines InGaP HBT and pHEMT processes on a single substrate and integrates the PA function and the RF active switch function on the same die. Additionally, the Company offers VCSEL process technology. The Company fabricates its ICs in its six-inch diameter GaAs wafer fabrication facility.

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