IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ: IXYS) is one of 24 public companies in the “Integrated Circuits” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare IXYS Corporation to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, risk and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares IXYS Corporation and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
IXYS Corporation $325.03 million $43.76 million 31.92
IXYS Corporation Competitors $619.18 million $157.36 million 17.58

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

Profitability

This table compares IXYS Corporation and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
IXYS Corporation 7.33% 9.40% 6.45%
IXYS Corporation Competitors -7.56% -8.61% -2.88%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

63.8% of IXYS Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.5% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are held by institutional investors. 23.6% of IXYS Corporation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 15.5% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

IXYS Corporation has a beta of 0.74, suggesting that its stock price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IXYS Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 0.85, suggesting that their average stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for IXYS Corporation and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
IXYS Corporation 0 0 0 0 N/A
IXYS Corporation Competitors 88 452 949 66 2.64

As a group, “Integrated Circuits” companies have a potential upside of 6.78%. Given IXYS Corporation’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe IXYS Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

IXYS Corporation beats its competitors on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

About IXYS Corporation

IXYS Corporation (IXYS) is a multi-market integrated semiconductor company. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of power semiconductors, mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), application specific integrated circuits (ASICs), microcontrollers, systems and radio frequency (RF) power semiconductors. Its power semiconductors are sold separately and are also packaged in high power modules that consist of multiple semiconductor dies. Its power metal-oxide-silicon (MOS) transistors operate at greater switching speeds than bipolar transistors. Its ICs address the demand for analog, mixed-signal and digital interface solutions in communication and other industries and include microcontrollers, mixed-signal application-specific ICs. RF power devices switch electricity at the high rates necessary to enable the amplification or reception of radio frequencies. It manufactures and sells laser diode drivers, high voltage pulse generators and modulators.

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