Analyzing Peregrine Semiconductor (PSMI) & Its Peers

Peregrine Semiconductor (NASDAQ: PSMI) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Circuits” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Peregrine Semiconductor to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

56.0% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are owned by institutional investors. 14.3% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Peregrine Semiconductor and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Peregrine Semiconductor 0 0 0 0 N/A
Peregrine Semiconductor Competitors 101 460 1013 60 2.63

As a group, “Integrated Circuits” companies have a potential upside of 11.01%. Given Peregrine Semiconductor’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Peregrine Semiconductor has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares Peregrine Semiconductor and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Peregrine Semiconductor N/A N/A N/A
Peregrine Semiconductor Competitors -1.93% -9.55% -2.87%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Peregrine Semiconductor and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Peregrine Semiconductor N/A N/A -15.76
Peregrine Semiconductor Competitors $697.41 million $99.19 million 474.28

Peregrine Semiconductor’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Peregrine Semiconductor. Peregrine Semiconductor 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.

Summary

Peregrine Semiconductor peers beat Peregrine Semiconductor on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

About Peregrine Semiconductor

Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation (Peregrine) is engaged in the design, manufacturing and marketing radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs) for the aerospace and defense, broadband, industrial, mobile wireless device, test and measurement equipment, and wireless infrastructure markets. The Company is provider of RFICs. Its products include RF switches-antenna, RFswitches-broadband and general purpose, digital attenuators, synthesizers, mixers/upconverters, prescalers, variable gain amplifiers, digitally tunable capacitors, DC-DC converters and power amplifiers. Its UltraCMOS technology enables the design, manufacture, and integration of multiple radio frequency (RF), mixed signal, and digital functions on a single chip. Its solutions target a range of applications in the aerospace and defense, broadband, industrial, mobile wireless device, test and measurement equipment, and wireless infrastructure markets.

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