Silicon Image (NASDAQ: SIMG) is one of 104 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Silicon Image to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

Silicon Image has a beta of 1.3, suggesting that its share price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Silicon Image’s rivals have a beta of 1.00, suggesting that their average share price is 0% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Silicon Image and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Silicon Image 46.20% 56.01% 42.80%
Silicon Image Competitors -44.47% 1.38% 1.38%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Silicon Image and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Silicon Image 0 0 0 0 N/A
Silicon Image Competitors 934 4816 8828 368 2.58

As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 10.04%. Given Silicon Image’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Silicon Image has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Silicon Image and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Silicon Image N/A N/A 13.48
Silicon Image Competitors $4.31 billion $520.00 million 43.10

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

66.3% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.2% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Silicon Image Company Profile

Silicon Image, Inc. is a provider of wired and wireless video, audio and data connectivity solutions for the mobile, consumer electronics and personal computer markets. The Company’s offerings include semiconductors and intellectual property. The Company also offers IP connectivity solutions for applications , such as Digital Rights Management provisioning, software management and remote support. The Company offers products under Mobile, CE, Wireless Fiber, PC, Simplay Labs, LLC and DVDO categories. Its Mobile MHL transmitters convert digital video, audio and data into the MHL format supporting resolutions up to 4K with multi-channel audio over a low pin count, connector agnostic interface. Dual mode port processors featuring MHL and HDMI functionality are designed for CE products. Its 60GHz RF Transceiver products are designed for use in 4G LTE small cells and Metro Wi-Fi and fixed wireless broadband point-to-point links.

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