CEVA (NASDAQ: CEVA) and Integrated Silicon Solution (NASDAQ:ISSI) are both technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares CEVA and Integrated Silicon Solution’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CEVA $80.90 million 10.92 $19.34 million $0.75 54.67
Integrated Silicon Solution N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

CEVA has higher revenue and earnings than Integrated Silicon Solution.

Profitability

This table compares CEVA and Integrated Silicon Solution’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CEVA 18.99% 6.97% 6.17%
Integrated Silicon Solution 0.03% 0.02% 0.02%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

89.7% of CEVA shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.9% of CEVA shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for CEVA and Integrated Silicon Solution, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CEVA 0 1 6 0 2.86
Integrated Silicon Solution 0 0 0 0 N/A

CEVA currently has a consensus target price of $46.50, suggesting a potential upside of 13.41%. Given CEVA’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe CEVA is more favorable than Integrated Silicon Solution.

Summary

CEVA beats Integrated Silicon Solution on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

CEVA Company Profile

CEVA, Inc. (CEVA) is a licensor of signal processing intellectual property (IP). The Company partners with semiconductor companies and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to create connected devices for a range of end markets, including mobile, consumer, automotive, industrial and Internet of things (IoT). The Company operates in the segment of licensing of intellectual property to semiconductor companies and electronic equipment manufacturers. CEVA addresses the requirements of the mobile, consumer, automotive, industrial and IoT markets by designing and licensing a range of application-specific signal processing platforms, which enable the design of solutions for developing a range of applications, including communications and connectivity, audio and voice, imaging and vision, and storage.

Integrated Silicon Solution Company Profile

Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company that designs and markets integrated circuits. The Company offers products such as DRAM, SRAM, serial and parallel NOR flash products and a variety of mixed signal and analog products. It provides 4, 16, 64, 128, 256 and 512 Megabytes (Mb) and 1 Gigabytes (Gb), 2 Gb and 4 Gb DRAM products, including a 1.8 volt low power version of its 16, 64, 128, 256 and 512 Mb synchronous DRAM (SDRAM) products. The Company offers products, such as its 72 Mb synchronous SRAM, and it also makes long-term supply commitments on established SRAM products, such as a 32K x 8, 5 volt asynchronous SRAM. It offers Serial NOR flash products targeting the personal computer peripheral, automotive, IMM and communication markets. The Company offers analog and mixed signal integrated circuits and is targeting the communications, digital consumer, industrial and automotive markets.

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