Head-To-Head Review: OmniVision Technologies (OVTI) vs. Its Peers

OmniVision Technologies (NASDAQ: OVTI) is one of 101 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare OmniVision Technologies to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and profitability.


This table compares OmniVision Technologies and its peers’ 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 -39.47% 2.57% 1.88%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

65.0% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.9% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares OmniVision Technologies and its peers 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 $4.47 billion $588.61 million 38.96

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for OmniVision Technologies and its peers, 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 991 4854 8921 376 2.57

As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 7.29%. Given OmniVision Technologies’ peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe OmniVision Technologies has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


OmniVision Technologies peers 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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