OmniVision Technologies (OVTI) versus Resonant (RESN) Head to Head Comparison

OmniVision Technologies (NASDAQ: OVTI) and Resonant (NASDAQ:RESN) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, valuation and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

5.1% of Resonant shares are held by institutional investors. 22.3% of Resonant shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares OmniVision Technologies and Resonant’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
OmniVision Technologies N/A N/A N/A $0.87 N/A
Resonant $300,000.00 250.02 -$15.24 million ($1.36) -3.29

OmniVision Technologies has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Resonant. Resonant is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than OmniVision Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares OmniVision Technologies and Resonant’s 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%
Resonant -2,772.35% -150.45% -125.40%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for OmniVision Technologies and Resonant, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OmniVision Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A
Resonant 0 0 4 0 3.00

Resonant has a consensus target price of $9.50, suggesting a potential upside of 112.53%.


OmniVision Technologies beats Resonant on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About OmniVision Technologies

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).

About Resonant

Resonant Inc. is a late-stage development company. The Company creates filter designs for radio frequency (RF) front-ends for the mobile device industry. The RF front-end is the circuitry in a mobile device for analog signal processing and is located between the device’s antenna and its digital baseband. The Company uses a technology called Infinite Synthesized Networks (ISN) to configure and connect resonators, the building blocks of RF filters. The Company uses ISN to develop new classes of filter designs. The Company is also developing a series of single-band surface acoustic wave (SAW) filter designs for frequency bands. The Company is developing multiplexer filter designs for over two bands to address the carrier aggregation (CA) requirements of its customers. In addition, the Company is also developing reconfigurable filter designs to replace multiple filters for multiple bands. The Company is also involved in the development of a filter reconfigurable between three bands.

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