Critical Contrast: Silicon Image (SIMG) vs. Its Competitors
Silicon Image (NASDAQ: SIMG) is one of 103 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Silicon Image to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk.
Risk and 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 peers have a beta of 1.02, suggesting that their average share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Silicon Image and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Silicon Image Competitors||$4.38 billion||$573.56 million||40.56|
Silicon Image’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Silicon Image. Silicon Image 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.
This table compares Silicon Image and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Silicon Image Competitors||-44.80%||1.20%||1.21%|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
66.3% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.2% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current ratings for Silicon Image and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Silicon Image Competitors||943||4820||8858||368||2.58|
As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 13.54%. Given Silicon Image’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Silicon Image has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
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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