Amkor Technology (NASDAQ: AMKR) is one of 21 public companies in the “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Amkor Technology to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Amkor Technology and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Amkor Technology 0 1 0 0 2.00
Amkor Technology Competitors 58 505 1285 22 2.68

Amkor Technology currently has a consensus price target of $10.50, indicating a potential downside of 1.78%. As a group, “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” companies have a potential upside of 6.49%. Given Amkor Technology’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Amkor Technology has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Amkor Technology and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Amkor Technology $4.01 billion $866.26 million 9.63
Amkor Technology Competitors $2.04 billion $540.97 million 11.31

Amkor Technology has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Amkor Technology is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

38.7% of Amkor Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.7% of shares of all “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” companies are owned by institutional investors. 58.1% of Amkor Technology 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, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Amkor Technology and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Amkor Technology 6.63% 12.95% 4.35%
Amkor Technology Competitors 6.09% 9.14% 5.35%

Risk & Volatility

Amkor Technology has a beta of 2.66, meaning that its stock price is 166% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Amkor Technology’s competitors have a beta of 1.22, meaning that their average stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Amkor Technology beats its competitors on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Amkor Technology Company Profile

Amkor Technology, Inc. is a provider of outsourced semiconductor packaging and test services. The Company’s packaging and test services are designed to meet application and chip specific requirements, including the type of interconnect technology; size, thickness and electrical, and mechanical and thermal performance. It provides packaging and test services, including semiconductor wafer bump, wafer probe, wafer backgrind, package design, packaging, system-level, and final test and drop shipment services. The Company provides its services to integrated device manufacturers (IDMs), fabless semiconductor companies and contract foundries. IDMs design, manufacture, package and test semiconductors in their own facilities. The Company offers a range of advanced and mainstream packaging and test services. The Company’s mainstream packages include leadframe packages, substrate-based wirebond packages and micro-electro-mechanical systems packages.

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