Viasystems Group (VIAS) and Its Rivals Critical Contrast
Viasystems Group (NASDAQ: VIAS) is one of 26 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Circuits” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Viasystems Group to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation and risk.
This table compares Viasystems Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Viasystems Group Competitors||-2.50%||-10.53%||-3.35%|
Viasystems Group has a beta of 1.41, indicating that its stock price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Viasystems Group’s rivals have a beta of 0.90, indicating that their average stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Viasystems Group and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Viasystems Group Competitors||77||444||988||60||2.66|
As a group, “Integrated Circuits” companies have a potential upside of 0.12%. Given Viasystems Group’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Viasystems Group has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
56.1% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are owned by institutional investors. 14.3% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Viasystems Group and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Viasystems Group Competitors||$744.39 million||$106.85 million||507.42|
Viasystems Group’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Viasystems Group. Viasystems Group 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.
Viasystems Group rivals beat Viasystems Group on 6 of the 8 factors compared.
About Viasystems Group
Viasystems Group, Inc. (Viasystems) provides multi-layer printed circuit boards (PCBs) and electromechanical solutions (E-M Solutions). The Company operates in two segments: Printed Circuit Boards and Assembly. The Printed Circuit Boards segment offers PCB products. The Assembly segment includes the Company’s E-M Solutions products and services. The Company has around 15 manufacturing facilities, including eight in the United States and seven located outside of the United States. The Company’s PCB products are produced at its eight domestic facilities, three of its five facilities are in China and one facility is in Canada. The Company’s E-M Solutions products and services are provided from other two facilities in China and one facility in Mexico. In addition to its manufacturing facilities, the Company maintains engineering and customer service centers in Hong Kong, China, the Netherlands, England, Canada, Mexico and the United States to support its customers’ local needs.
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