Entegris (NASDAQ: ENTG) is one of 21 publicly-traded companies in the “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Entegris to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Entegris $1.25 billion $298.17 million 34.70
Entegris Competitors $1.64 billion $379.05 million 10.73

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


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Entegris 9.63% 17.04% 9.28%
Entegris Competitors 6.59% 12.25% 7.10%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.1% of Entegris shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.8% of shares of all “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of Entegris shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 13.9% of shares of all “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Entegris and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Entegris 0 3 6 1 2.80
Entegris Competitors 57 489 1264 20 2.68

Entegris presently has a consensus price target of $28.78, indicating a potential downside of 1.28%. As a group, “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” companies have a potential upside of 7.88%. Given Entegris’ rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Entegris has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Volatility & Risk

Entegris has a beta of 1.52, indicating that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Entegris’ rivals have a beta of 1.22, indicating that their average stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Entegris beats its rivals on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

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.

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