Head-To-Head Contrast: Emulex (ELX) vs. Its Competitors
Emulex (NYSE: ELX) is one of 65 public companies in the “Communications & Networking” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Emulex to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk and dividends.
This table compares Emulex and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Emulex and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “Communications & Networking” companies have a potential upside of 13.66%. Given Emulex’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Emulex has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
63.2% of shares of all “Communications & Networking” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.5% of shares of all “Communications & Networking” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Emulex and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Emulex Competitors||$3.38 billion||$382.14 million||-135.54|
Emulex’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Emulex. Emulex is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Emulex rivals beat Emulex on 7 of the 8 factors compared.
Emulex Company Profile
Emulex Corporation (Emulex) is a provider of network connectivity, monitoring and management products. It provides solutions for networks that support enterprise, cloud, government and telecommunications sectors. The Company’s portfolio of input/output (I/O) connectivity offerings, including the line of Ethernet and Fiber Channel-based connectivity products, has been designed into server and storage solutions. Its monitoring and management solutions include its network visibility and recording products. The Company’s network connectivity, monitoring and management solutions are offered through two business segments: Connectivity Segment and the Visibility Segment. The Connectivity Segment comprises the Company’s Emulex products, and network connectivity products (NCP) and storage connectivity and other products (SCOP). Its Visibility Segment comprises its Network Visibility Products (NVP).
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