Marvell Technology Group (NASDAQ: MRVL) is one of 105 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Marvell Technology Group to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Marvell Technology Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Marvell Technology Group 10.97% 9.99% 8.66%
Marvell Technology Group Competitors -47.37% -0.05% -0.13%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Marvell Technology Group and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Marvell Technology Group 1 8 14 0 2.57
Marvell Technology Group Competitors 903 4716 8622 359 2.58

Marvell Technology Group currently has a consensus target price of $19.27, suggesting a potential upside of 4.92%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 12.07%. Given Marvell Technology Group’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Marvell Technology Group has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Volatility & Risk

Marvell Technology Group has a beta of 1.13, suggesting that its share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Marvell Technology Group’s rivals have a beta of 1.07, suggesting that their average share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

76.6% of Marvell Technology Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.0% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.8% of Marvell Technology Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 6.6% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Marvell Technology Group and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Marvell Technology Group $2.38 billion $502.80 million 36.02
Marvell Technology Group Competitors $4.58 billion $1.32 billion 85.54

Marvell Technology Group’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Marvell Technology Group. Marvell Technology Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Dividends

Marvell Technology Group pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Marvell Technology Group pays out 47.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.5% and pay out 58.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

Marvell Technology Group beats its rivals on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

About Marvell Technology Group

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. is a semiconductor provider of application-specific standard products. The Company is engaged in the design, development and sale of integrated circuits. The Company develops System-on-a-Chip (SoC) devices. It also develops integrated hardware platforms along with software that incorporates digital computing technologies designed and configured to provide an optimized computing solution. Its product portfolio includes devices for storage, networking and connectivity. In storage, it is engaged in data storage controller solutions spanning consumer, mobile, desktop and enterprise markets. Its storage solutions enable customers to engineer products for hard disk drives and solid state drives. Its networking products address end markets in cloud, enterprise, small and medium business and service provider networks. The Company’s connectivity products address end markets in consumer, enterprise, desktop, service provider networks and automotive.

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