BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing (NASDAQ: BCDS) and Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN) are both technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing and Texas Instruments, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 N/A
Texas Instruments 0 14 13 0 2.48

Texas Instruments has a consensus target price of $110.54, suggesting a potential upside of 2.14%.


This table compares BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing and Texas Instruments’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing N/A N/A N/A
Texas Instruments 24.61% 40.83% 26.01%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

83.9% of Texas Instruments shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Texas Instruments shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Texas Instruments pays an annual dividend of $2.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing does not pay a dividend. Texas Instruments pays out 68.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing and Texas Instruments’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing N/A N/A N/A $0.18 N/A
Texas Instruments $14.96 billion 7.12 $3.68 billion $3.61 29.98

Texas Instruments has higher revenue and earnings than BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing. BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Texas Instruments, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Texas Instruments beats BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Profile

BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing Limited is a China-based holding company. The Company Is a provider of analog integrated circuits (ICs) specializing in the design, manufacture and sale of a range of power management semiconductors to the Asian electronics industry. The Company focuses in the computing, consumer and communications markets, such as personal computers, flat panel televisions and monitors, mobile phone chargers and a variety of consumer and portable electronic devices. As of December 31, 2011, it offered a diversified portfolio of over 300 products, including power management ICs within the subcategories, such as linear, alternate current/direct current (AC/DC) and DC/DC. Its products and services include analog power management IC and foundry services. In June 2011, the Company acquired Auramicro Corp. As a result of the acquisition, it started to design, develop and market touch-screen controller products, which are primarily used in cell phones and tablet devces.

Texas Instruments Company Profile

Texas Instruments Incorporated designs, makes and sells semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers across the world. The Company operates through two segments: Analog and Embedded Processing. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had design, manufacturing or sales operations in more than 30 countries. The Company’s Analog segment’s product line includes High Volume Analog & Logic (HVAL), Power Management (Power), High Performance Analog (HPA) and Silicon Valley Analog (SVA). HVAL products support applications, such as automotive safety devices, touchscreen controllers, low-voltage motor drivers and integrated motor controllers. The Company’s Embedded Processing segment’s product line includes Processor, Microcontrollers and Connectivity. Processor products include digital signal processors (DSPs) and applications processors. DSPs perform mathematical computations to process digital data.

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