API Technologies Corp (NASDAQ: ATNY) and Flextronics International (NASDAQ:FLEX) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for API Technologies Corp and Flextronics International, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
API Technologies Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A
Flextronics International 0 2 7 0 2.78

Flextronics International has a consensus price target of $17.56, indicating a potential downside of 1.22%. Given Flextronics International’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Flextronics International is more favorable than API Technologies Corp.


This table compares API Technologies Corp and Flextronics International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
API Technologies Corp -11.81% -30.24% -7.58%
Flextronics International 1.41% 20.46% 4.30%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

94.8% of Flextronics International shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Flextronics International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares API Technologies Corp and Flextronics International’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
API Technologies Corp N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Flextronics International $23.99 billion 0.39 $1.22 billion $0.63 28.22

Flextronics International has higher revenue and earnings than API Technologies Corp.


Flextronics International beats API Technologies Corp on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

API Technologies Corp Company Profile

API Technologies Corp. (API) is engaged in providing radio frequency (RF) microwave, microelectronic, power and security solutions. The Company offers a range of RF, microwave, millimeter wave and microelectronics products ranging from components to complete system solutions. The Company operates through three segments. The Systems, Subsystems & Components (SSC) segment’s products include RF, microwave and millimeter wave products; microcircuits and microelectronics; electromagnetic integrated solutions, and power solutions. The Electronic Manufacturing Services segment offers electronics manufacturing services (EMS) for defense, commercial and medical customers. The Secure Systems & Information Assurance (SSIA) segment develops and offers various secure network and hardware solutions, including TEMPEST and Emanation Security, ruggedized systems, secure access, information assurance products, as well as TEMPEST certification.

Flextronics International Company Profile

Flex Ltd, formerly Flextronics International Ltd. provides design, engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain services and solutions. The Company designs, builds, ships and services packaged consumer electronics and industrial products for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Its segments include High Reliability Solutions (HRS), Consumer Technologies Group (CTG), Industrial and Emerging Industries (IEI) and Communications & Enterprise Compute (CEC). The HRS segment consists of its medical business, automotive business, and defense and aerospace businesses. The CTG segment includes its mobile devices business, consumer electronics business and high-volume computing business. The IEI segment consists of semiconductor and capital equipment, office solutions, household industrial and lifestyle, industrial automation and kiosks, energy and metering, and lighting. The CEC segment includes radio access base stations, remote radio heads, and small cells for wireless infrastructure.

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