Mindspeed Technologies (NASDAQ: MSPD) and Resonant (NASDAQ:RESN) are both technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
5.1% of Resonant shares are held by institutional investors. 22.3% of Resonant shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Mindspeed Technologies and Resonant’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
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Mindspeed Technologies has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Resonant. Resonant is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mindspeed Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Mindspeed Technologies and Resonant, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Resonant has a consensus price target of $9.50, suggesting a potential upside of 100.00%.
This table compares Mindspeed Technologies and Resonant’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Resonant beats Mindspeed Technologies on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Mindspeed Technologies Company Profile
Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. (Mindspeed) designs, develops and sells semiconductor solutions for communications applications in the wireline and wireless network infrastructure, which includes enterprise networks, broadband access networks (fixed and mobile), and metropolitan and wide area networks (WAN). Mindspeed has organized its solutions for these networks into three product families: communications convergence processing (formerly known as multiservice access), high-performance analog and WAN communications. Its products are sold to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for use in a variety of network infrastructure equipment. The Company’s customers include Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco Systems, Inc., Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and Zhongxing Telecom Equipment Corp. Effective December 18, 2013, M/A-Com Technology Solutions Holdings Inc acquired the entire interest of Mindspeed Technologies Inc.
Resonant Company Profile
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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