Qorvo (NASDAQ: QRVO) and Entegris (NASDAQ:ENTG) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitabiliy, dividends and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Qorvo and Entegris’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Qorvo $2.97 billion 2.85 $788.51 million ($0.34) -195.94
Entegris $1.25 billion 2.80 $298.17 million $0.84 29.35

Qorvo has higher revenue and earnings than Entegris. Qorvo is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Entegris, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Qorvo has a beta of 1.05, suggesting that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Entegris has a beta of 1.47, suggesting that its share price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Qorvo and Entegris, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Qorvo 1 9 12 0 2.50
Entegris 0 3 4 1 2.75

Qorvo currently has a consensus target price of $73.82, suggesting a potential upside of 10.81%. Entegris has a consensus target price of $27.14, suggesting a potential upside of 10.11%. Given Qorvo’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Qorvo is more favorable than Entegris.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

97.5% of Qorvo shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.9% of Entegris shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of Qorvo shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Entegris shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Qorvo and Entegris’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Qorvo -1.40% 10.10% 7.54%
Entegris 9.63% 17.04% 9.28%

Summary

Entegris beats Qorvo on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Qorvo Company Profile

Qorvo, Inc. is a provider of technologies and radio frequency (RF) solutions for mobile, infrastructure and defense and aerospace applications. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and markets its products to the United States and international original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and original design manufacturers (ODMs). Its segments include Mobile Products (MP) and Infrastructure and Defense Products (IDP). The MP segment is a supplier of radio frequency (RF) solutions that perform various functions in the cellular radio front end section of smartphones and other cellular devices. The IDP segment is a supplier of RF solutions that support various global applications, including ubiquitous high-speed network connectivity to the cloud, data center communications, Internet connectivity throughout the home and workplace, and upgraded military capabilities across the globe. It operates design, sales and manufacturing facilities located throughout Asia, Europe and North America.

Entegris Company Profile

Entegris, Inc. is a global developer, manufacturer and supplier of microcontamination control products, specialty chemicals and materials handling solutions for manufacturing processes in the semiconductor and other high-technology industries. The Company operates in three business segments: Specialty Chemicals and Engineered Materials (SCEM), Advanced Materials Handling (AMH) and Microcontamination Control (MC). The SCEM segment provides process chemistries, gases, materials and delivery systems to support semiconductor and other manufacturing processes. The AMH segment develops solutions to monitor, protect, transport, and deliver critical liquid chemistries and substrates for a set of applications in the semiconductor industry and other high-technology industries. AMH offers wafer solutions, chemical containers and fluidics. MC offers solutions to purify critical liquid chemistries and gases used in semiconductor manufacturing processes and other high-technology industries.

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