Silicon Graphics International (NASDAQ: SGI) and Key Tronic (NASDAQ:KTCC) are both technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Silicon Graphics International and Key Tronic’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Silicon Graphics International||N/A||N/A||N/A||($0.32)||-24.22|
|Key Tronic||$467.80 million||0.16||$5.61 million||$0.39||17.51|
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Silicon Graphics International and Key Tronic, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Silicon Graphics International||0||0||2||0||3.00|
Silicon Graphics International currently has a consensus price target of $2.15, indicating a potential downside of 72.26%. Given Silicon Graphics International’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Silicon Graphics International is more favorable than Key Tronic.
This table compares Silicon Graphics International and Key Tronic’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Silicon Graphics International||0.11%||0.98%||0.15%|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
80.9% of Silicon Graphics International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 41.8% of Key Tronic shares are held by institutional investors. 3.9% of Silicon Graphics International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 7.2% of Key Tronic shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Key Tronic beats Silicon Graphics International on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Silicon Graphics International Company Profile
Silicon Graphics International Corp. (SGI) is engaged in providing solutions for compute, data analytics and data management. The Company develops, markets and sells a line of mid-range and high-end scale-out and scale-up servers, enterprise-class storage, differentiating software and designed-to-order solutions for data center deployments. The Company operates through the segments, including Product and Service. The Company’s Product segment consists of compute and storage solutions, which include products from both HPC and HPDA segments. The Company’s Product segment includes scale-out computing, scale-up computing, software and cloud/Web solutions. Its storage solutions include both hardware and software offerings for data storage and management. The Service segment consists of customer service support and professional services. SGI systems enable customers to access, analyze, transform, manage and visualize information in real and near real-time.
Key Tronic Company Profile
Key Tronic Corporation, doing business as KeyTronicEMS Co., is engaged in contract manufacturing for a range of products. The Company provides electronic manufacturing services (EMS) and solutions to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of a range of products. The Company provides engineering services, procurement and distribution, materials management, manufacturing and assembly services, in-house testing, and customer service. The Company provides EMS services, such as product design, surface mount technologies (SMT) and pin through hole capability for printed circuit board assembly (PCBA), tool making, precision plastic molding, sheet metal fabrication, liquid injection molding, complex assembly, automated tape winding, prototype design and full product assembly. The Company’s manufacturing operations are located in Oakdale, Minnesota; Fayetteville, Arkansas; Corinth, Mississippi; Harrodsburg, Kentucky, and foreign manufacturing operations in Juarez, Mexico, and Shanghai, China.
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