Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) is one of 105 publicly-traded companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Maxim Integrated Products to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and risk.


This table compares Maxim Integrated Products and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Maxim Integrated Products 24.90% 28.26% 14.60%
Maxim Integrated Products Competitors -47.37% -0.05% -0.13%

Risk and Volatility

Maxim Integrated Products has a beta of 1.05, suggesting that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Maxim Integrated Products’ rivals have a beta of 1.07, suggesting that their average share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Maxim Integrated Products and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Maxim Integrated Products $2.30 billion $851.62 million 24.70
Maxim Integrated Products Competitors $4.56 billion $1.34 billion 82.74

Maxim Integrated Products’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Maxim Integrated Products. Maxim Integrated Products 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.


Maxim Integrated Products pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Maxim Integrated Products pays out 72.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 58.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Maxim Integrated Products has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Maxim Integrated Products and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Maxim Integrated Products 1 5 8 0 2.50
Maxim Integrated Products Competitors 908 4728 8642 360 2.58

Maxim Integrated Products currently has a consensus target price of $47.23, suggesting a potential downside of 3.92%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 10.08%. Given Maxim Integrated Products’ rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Maxim Integrated Products has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

89.5% of Maxim Integrated Products shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.8% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Maxim Integrated Products shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.1% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Maxim Integrated Products rivals beat Maxim Integrated Products on 10 of the 15 factors compared.

Maxim Integrated Products Company Profile

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. is engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing a range of linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits, referred to as analog circuits. The Company also provides a range of high-frequency process technologies and capabilities for use in custom designs. The Company caters to automotive, communications and data center, computing, consumer and industrial markets. It offers a range of products, such as switching regulators, battery management, isolated power, charge pumps, linear regulators, light emitting diode (LED) drivers, motor driver integrated circuits (ICs), monitors and sequencers, transceivers, controllers and expanders, level translators, signal line protection ICs, broadband switches, powerline communications, real-time clocks, embedded security, microcontrollers, 1-Wire, iButton, data loggers, clock generation and distribution, memory products, optical, signal integrity, high-speed signaling, and display power and control.

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