Alliance Fiber Optic Products (NASDAQ: AFOP) is one of 98 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Alliance Fiber Optic Products to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and earnings.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

65.1% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.7% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Alliance Fiber Optic Products and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alliance Fiber Optic Products 0 0 0 0 N/A
Alliance Fiber Optic Products Competitors 900 4659 8520 360 2.58

As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 13.22%. Given Alliance Fiber Optic Products’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Alliance Fiber Optic Products has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Alliance Fiber Optic Products and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Alliance Fiber Optic Products N/A N/A 37.78
Alliance Fiber Optic Products Competitors $4.38 billion $520.00 million 40.00

Alliance Fiber Optic Products’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Alliance Fiber Optic Products. Alliance Fiber Optic Products is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Alliance Fiber Optic Products and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alliance Fiber Optic Products -4.29% -3.41% -2.68%
Alliance Fiber Optic Products Competitors -47.62% 0.20% 0.56%

Volatility & Risk

Alliance Fiber Optic Products has a beta of 0.87, suggesting that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alliance Fiber Optic Products’ competitors have a beta of 1.01, suggesting that their average stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Alliance Fiber Optic Products competitors beat Alliance Fiber Optic Products on 7 of the 8 factors compared.

Alliance Fiber Optic Products Company Profile

Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc. (AFOP) designs, manufactures and markets a range of fiber optic components and integrated modules. The Company offers a range of products, including interconnect devices, which are used to connect optical fibers and components; couplers and splitters, which are used to divide and combine optical power, and dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) devices, which are used to separate and combine multiple specific wavelengths. Its connectivity product family provides a line of optical interconnect devices, couplers and splitters, planar lightwave circuits (PLC) and related optical products, as well as integrated modules incorporating these devices. Its optical passive products include wavelength division multiplexing (WDM), coarse wavelength division multiplexer (CWDM) and DWDM components. Its product offerings include connectivity products and optical passive products.

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