RadiSys Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS) is one of 31 public companies in the “Computer Hardware” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare RadiSys Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares RadiSys Corporation and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
RadiSys Corporation -14.38% -14.12% -5.46%
RadiSys Corporation Competitors 4.26% 8.80% 6.14%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares RadiSys Corporation and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
RadiSys Corporation $168.66 million -$8.87 million -2.49
RadiSys Corporation Competitors $21.02 billion $4.40 billion 19.57

RadiSys Corporation’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than RadiSys Corporation. RadiSys Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Risk and Volatility

RadiSys Corporation has a beta of 1.55, indicating that its stock price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RadiSys Corporation’s peers have a beta of 1.28, indicating that their average stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for RadiSys Corporation and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
RadiSys Corporation 0 0 5 0 3.00
RadiSys Corporation Competitors 311 1514 3194 123 2.61

RadiSys Corporation currently has a consensus target price of $3.60, suggesting a potential upside of 129.30%. As a group, “Computer Hardware” companies have a potential downside of 3.71%. Given RadiSys Corporation’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe RadiSys Corporation is more favorable than its peers.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

58.7% of RadiSys Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.2% of shares of all “Computer Hardware” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.9% of RadiSys Corporation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 13.8% of shares of all “Computer Hardware” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

RadiSys Corporation peers beat RadiSys Corporation on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About RadiSys Corporation

Radisys Corporation (Radisys) is a services acceleration company. The Company’s application aware traffic distribution platforms, real-time media processing products and wireless access technologies enable service providers to virtualize and monetize their networks. The Company’s products and services are organized into two segments: Software-Systems, and Embedded Products and Hardware Services. The Company’s Software-Systems segment consists of three product families: FlowEngine, MediaEngine and CellEngine. Also included in the Software-Systems segment is its Professional Service organization. The Company’s Embedded Products and Hardware Services segment provides customers with hardware based products targeted at the communications and healthcare markets. Products within this segment fall under primary categories, including T-Series Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture (ATCA) Platforms, Component Object Model (COM) Express and Rackmount Servers, and Other Products.

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