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

Profitability

This table compares Mellanox Technologies and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mellanox Technologies 0.09% 5.93% 3.98%
Mellanox Technologies Competitors -47.37% -0.05% -0.13%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

61.6% of Mellanox Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.5% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.1% of Mellanox Technologies 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, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Mellanox Technologies and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mellanox Technologies 2 5 2 0 2.00
Mellanox Technologies Competitors 908 4731 8654 361 2.58

Mellanox Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $50.86, suggesting a potential upside of 13.77%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 9.66%. Given Mellanox Technologies’ higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Mellanox Technologies is more favorable than its competitors.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Mellanox Technologies and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Mellanox Technologies $846.50 million $105.01 million 4,470.00
Mellanox Technologies Competitors $4.56 billion $1.34 billion 82.17

Mellanox Technologies’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Mellanox Technologies. Mellanox Technologies 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.

Risk & Volatility

Mellanox Technologies has a beta of 0.69, indicating that its stock price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mellanox Technologies’ competitors have a beta of 1.07, indicating that their average stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Mellanox Technologies competitors beat Mellanox Technologies on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Mellanox Technologies Company Profile

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. is a fabless semiconductor company. The Company is an integrated supplier of interconnect products and solutions based on the InfiniBand and Ethernet standards. The Company operates in the development, manufacturing, marketing and sales of interconnect products segment. Its products facilitate data transmission between servers, storage systems, communications infrastructure equipment and other embedded systems. It operates its business globally and offers products to customers at various levels of integration. The products it offers include integrated circuits (ICs), adapter cards, switch systems, multi-core and network processors, cables, modules, software, services and accessories. Together these products form a networking solution, focused on computing, storage and communication applications used in multiple markets, including high-performance computing (HPC), cloud, Web 2.0, storage, financial services, and enterprise data center (EDC).

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