Contrasting Spansion (CODE) and Its Competitors
Spansion (NYSE: CODE) is one of 102 publicly-traded companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Spansion to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Spansion and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Spansion and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Spansion Competitors||$4.38 billion||$571.99 million||28.03|
Spansion’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Spansion. Spansion is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
65.8% 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, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Spansion and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Spansion rivals beat Spansion on 7 of the 8 factors compared.
Spansion Company Profile
Spansion Inc. (Spansion) is a designer, manufacturer and developer of embedded systems solutions. The Company’s embedded systems solutions address a variety of applications, including automotive, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, tablets, personal computers (PCs), gaming consoles and industrial equipment with a range of products. The Company has two product groups for embedded applications: flash memory and microcontrollers/analog products. Its flash memory market consists of two architectures: NOR and NAND flash memory. NOR flash memory is used for code execution and storage in consumer electronics, automobiles, communications, gaming and industrial applications. NAND flash memory is used for data storage in applications, such as solid-state drives, removable storage devices and embedded managed NAND devices. The Company focuses on embedded markets, such as transportation, industrial, consumer, communications and gaming markets.
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