Peregrine Semiconductor (NASDAQ: PSMI) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Circuits” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Peregrine Semiconductor to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

56.0% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are owned by institutional investors. 14.3% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Peregrine Semiconductor and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Peregrine Semiconductor 0 0 0 0 N/A
Peregrine Semiconductor Competitors 101 458 1011 60 2.63

As a group, “Integrated Circuits” companies have a potential upside of 12.18%. Given Peregrine Semiconductor’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Peregrine Semiconductor has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares Peregrine Semiconductor and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Peregrine Semiconductor N/A N/A N/A
Peregrine Semiconductor Competitors -1.89% -9.58% -2.82%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Peregrine Semiconductor and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Peregrine Semiconductor N/A N/A -15.76
Peregrine Semiconductor Competitors $697.41 million $99.19 million 414.95

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

Summary

Peregrine Semiconductor rivals beat Peregrine Semiconductor on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

Peregrine Semiconductor Company Profile

Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation (Peregrine) is engaged in the design, manufacturing and marketing radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs) for the aerospace and defense, broadband, industrial, mobile wireless device, test and measurement equipment, and wireless infrastructure markets. The Company is provider of RFICs. Its products include RF switches-antenna, RFswitches-broadband and general purpose, digital attenuators, synthesizers, mixers/upconverters, prescalers, variable gain amplifiers, digitally tunable capacitors, DC-DC converters and power amplifiers. Its UltraCMOS technology enables the design, manufacture, and integration of multiple radio frequency (RF), mixed signal, and digital functions on a single chip. Its solutions target a range of applications in the aerospace and defense, broadband, industrial, mobile wireless device, test and measurement equipment, and wireless infrastructure markets.

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