Head to Head Review: Video Display (VIDE) vs. Vishay Intertechnology (VSH)

Video Display (OTCMKTS:VIDE) and Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Video Display and Vishay Intertechnology, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Video Display 0 0 0 0 N/A
Vishay Intertechnology 0 1 2 0 2.67

Vishay Intertechnology has a consensus price target of $26.00, suggesting a potential upside of 33.40%. Given Vishay Intertechnology’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Vishay Intertechnology is more favorable than Video Display.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

98.8% of Vishay Intertechnology shares are owned by institutional investors. 48.8% of Video Display shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.9% of Vishay Intertechnology shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Video Display and Vishay Intertechnology’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Video Display $11.94 million 0.52 -$2.93 million N/A N/A
Vishay Intertechnology $2.60 billion 1.08 -$20.34 million $1.43 13.63

Video Display has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Vishay Intertechnology.

Dividends

Vishay Intertechnology pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Video Display does not pay a dividend. Vishay Intertechnology pays out 23.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Vishay Intertechnology has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Volatility & Risk

Video Display has a beta of 1.31, suggesting that its stock price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vishay Intertechnology has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Video Display and Vishay Intertechnology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Video Display -19.65% -48.89% -28.30%
Vishay Intertechnology 2.24% 20.82% 8.75%

Summary

Vishay Intertechnology beats Video Display on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Video Display Company Profile

Video Display Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, manufactures, markets, distributes, and installs display products and systems, and components for government, military, aerospace, medical, industrial, and commercial organizations worldwide. The company operates through four divisions: Simulation and Training Products, Cyber Secure Products, Data Display CRTs, and Broadcast and Control Center Products. It offers a range of digital projector display units for use in training and simulation, military, medical, and industrial applications. The company also provides advanced TEMPEST technology security products; keyboard products; and various contract services, including the design and testing solutions for defense and niche commercial uses. In addition, it manufactures and distributes cathode ray tubes (CRTs) using new and recycled CRT glass bulbs primarily in the replacement market for use in data display screens, such as computer terminal monitors, medical monitoring equipment, and various other data display applications, as well as in television sets; distributes new CRTs and other electronic tubes purchased from original equipment manufacturers; and offers high-end visual display products for use in video walls and command and control centers. The company markets its products directly to original equipment manufacturers and their service organizations. Video Display Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Tucker, Georgia.

Vishay Intertechnology Company Profile

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. manufactures and supplies discrete semiconductors and passive components in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (MOSFETs) segment offers low- and medium-voltage TrenchFET MOSFETs, high-voltage planar MOSFETs, high voltage super junction MOSFETs, power integrated circuits, and integrated function power devices. The Diodes segment provides rectifiers, small signal diodes, protection diodes, thyristors or silicon-controlled rectifiers, and power modules. The Optoelectronic segment offers standard and customer specific optoelectronic components, such as infrared (IR) emitters and detectors, IR remote control receivers, optocouplers, solid-state relays, optical sensors, light-emitting diodes, 7-segment displays, and IR data transceiver modules. The Resistors & Inductors segment provides film, wirewound, power metal strip, crowbar and steel blade, variable, RF and microwave, high voltage, and non-linear resistors, as well as battery management shunts, thermo fuses, chip fuses, pryotechnic initiators/igniters, networks/arrays, dividers, temperature sensors, magnetics, and connectors. The Capacitors segment offers tantalum, ceramic, film, power, heavy-current, aluminum electrolytic, and energy storage capacitors. The company's semiconductor components are used for power control, power conversion, power management, signal switching, signal routing, signal blocking, signal amplification, two-way data transfer, one-way remote control, and circuit isolation functions; and passive components are used to restrict current flow, suppress voltage increases, store and discharge energy, control alternating current and voltage, filter out unwanted electrical signals, and other functions. It serves industrial, computing, automotive, consumer electronics, telecommunications, power supplies, military/aerospace, and medical industries. The company was founded in 1962 and is based in Malvern, Pennsylvania.

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