ANADIGICS (NASDAQ: ANAD) and TTM Technologies (NASDAQ:TTMI) are both technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and earnings.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

99.7% of TTM Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 28.4% of TTM Technologies shares are held by company 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 ANADIGICS and TTM Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ANADIGICS -49.89% -97.40% -69.35%
TTM Technologies 2.97% 17.05% 5.79%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares ANADIGICS and TTM Technologies’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ANADIGICS N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
TTM Technologies $2.60 billion 0.60 $395.21 million $0.72 21.40

TTM Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than ANADIGICS.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for ANADIGICS and TTM Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ANADIGICS 0 0 0 0 N/A
TTM Technologies 0 0 2 1 3.33

TTM Technologies has a consensus price target of $20.50, suggesting a potential upside of 33.03%. Given TTM Technologies’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe TTM Technologies is more favorable than ANADIGICS.

Summary

TTM Technologies beats ANADIGICS on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

ANADIGICS Company Profile

ANADIGICS, Inc. is engaged in the designing and manufacturing of radio frequency (RF) semiconductor solutions for infrastructure and mobile communications and data transmission markets. The Company’s product portfolio includes line amplifiers, reverse path amplifiers, power amplifiers (PAs) and front-end integrated circuits (FEIC). The Company designs, develops, and manufactures RFIC’s primarily using GaAs compound semiconductor substrates with various process technologies, including metal semiconductor field effect transistor (MESFET), pseudomorphic high-electron-mobility transistor (pHEMT) and heterojunction bipolar transistor (HBT). The Company’s InGaP-Plus technology, combines InGaP HBT and pHEMT processes on a single substrate and integrates the PA function and the RF active switch function on the same die. Additionally, the Company offers VCSEL process technology. The Company fabricates its ICs in its six-inch diameter GaAs wafer fabrication facility.

TTM Technologies Company Profile

TTM Technologies, Inc. is a manufacturer of printed circuit board (PCB) products and is focused on technologically advanced PCBs and electro-mechanical solutions (E-M Solutions). As of January 2, 2017, the Company operated a total of 25 specialized facilities in North America and China. The Company’s segments include PCB, E-M Solutions and Corporate. As of January 2, 2017, the PCB segment included 13 domestic PCB fabrication plants, including a facility that provides follow-on value-added services primarily for one of the PCB fabrication plants; eight PCB fabrication plants in China and one in Canada. As of January 2, 2017, the E-M Solutions included three custom electronic assembly plants in China. The Company offers a range of PCB products, including conventional PCBs, high density interconnect (HDI) PCBs, flexible PCBs, rigid-flex PCBs, custom assemblies and system integration, and integrated circuits (IC) substrates.

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