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


This table compares QuickLogic Corporation and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
QuickLogic Corporation -120.37% -76.28% -49.70%
QuickLogic Corporation Competitors -45.76% 1.72% 1.40%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares QuickLogic Corporation and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
QuickLogic Corporation $11.42 million -$19.14 million -8.58
QuickLogic Corporation Competitors $4.28 billion $522.04 million 45.32

QuickLogic Corporation’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than QuickLogic Corporation. QuickLogic Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Risk and Volatility

QuickLogic Corporation has a beta of -0.13, indicating that its share price is 113% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, QuickLogic Corporation’s peers have a beta of 1.02, indicating that their average share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

19.5% of QuickLogic Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.7% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.9% of QuickLogic Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.2% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for QuickLogic Corporation and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
QuickLogic Corporation 0 0 3 0 3.00
QuickLogic Corporation Competitors 926 4784 8763 364 2.58

QuickLogic Corporation presently has a consensus target price of $2.25, suggesting a potential upside of 38.04%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 9.03%. Given QuickLogic Corporation’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe QuickLogic Corporation is more favorable than its peers.


QuickLogic Corporation peers beat QuickLogic Corporation on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

About QuickLogic Corporation

QuickLogic Corporation develops and markets semiconductor and software algorithm solutions. The Company’s solutions primarily target smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, and the Internet-of-Things (IoT). The Company is a fabless semiconductor provider of flexible sensor processing solutions, ultra-low power display bridges, and ultra-low power Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs). The Company’s solutions integrate multi-core processing, programmable logic, sensor fusion and context aware algorithms, and embedded software. The Company’s solutions are created from its new silicon platforms, including EOS, ArcticLink III, PolarPro 3, PolarPro II, PolarPro, and Eclipse II products, its mature products, which are produced on semiconductor processes over 180 nanometers, primarily include its pASIC 3 and QuickRAM, as well as royalty revenue, programming hardware and design software. Its sensor algorithm software includes SenseMe software library.

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