OmniVision Technologies (NASDAQ: OVTI) is one of 102 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare OmniVision Technologies to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for OmniVision Technologies and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OmniVision Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A
OmniVision Technologies Competitors 1001 4855 8862 379 2.57

As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 8.47%. Given OmniVision Technologies’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe OmniVision Technologies has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

65.8% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.2% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares OmniVision Technologies and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
OmniVision Technologies 4.06% 4.74% 3.77%
OmniVision Technologies Competitors -42.48% 1.61% 1.44%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares OmniVision Technologies and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
OmniVision Technologies N/A N/A 33.75
OmniVision Technologies Competitors $4.38 billion $571.99 million 40.01

OmniVision Technologies’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than OmniVision Technologies. OmniVision Technologies 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.

Summary

OmniVision Technologies competitors beat OmniVision Technologies on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

OmniVision Technologies Company Profile

OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (OmniVision) designs, develops, manufactures and markets image-sensor devices. The Company’s primary product, a semiconductor image-sensing device called the CameraChip, is used to capture an image electronically, and is used in a range of consumer and commercial mass-market applications. Its CameraChip image sensors are manufactured using the complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) fabrication process and are primarily single-chip solutions that integrate various functions, including image capture, image processing, color processing, signal conversion and output of a processed image or video stream. The Company has also integrated its CameraChip image sensors with wafer-level optics, called CameraCubeChip imaging devices. Its CameraCubeChip imaging device is a small-footprint, total camera solution. OmniVision, through Aurora Systems, Inc., offers a dual-camera video sharing technology called Video-in-Video (ViV).

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