DSP Group (NASDAQ: DSPG) is one of 93 publicly-traded companies in the “TELECOMM EQUIP” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare DSP Group to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and analyst recommendations.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

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77.9% of DSP Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.5% of shares of all “TELECOMM EQUIP” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.2% of DSP Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.9% of shares of all “TELECOMM EQUIP” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares DSP Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DSP Group -2.41% 2.71% 2.14%
DSP Group Competitors -143.29% -7.31% -3.30%

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
DSP Group $124.75 million -$3.00 million -84.67
DSP Group Competitors $2.16 billion $31.22 million 29.41

DSP Group’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than DSP Group. DSP Group 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.

Volatility and Risk

DSP Group has a beta of 0.82, meaning that its share price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DSP Group’s rivals have a beta of 1.71, meaning that their average share price is 71% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for DSP Group and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DSP Group 0 2 4 0 2.67
DSP Group Competitors 596 2808 4391 210 2.53

DSP Group currently has a consensus target price of $15.00, indicating a potential upside of 18.11%. As a group, “TELECOMM EQUIP” companies have a potential upside of 5.10%. Given DSP Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe DSP Group is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

DSP Group beats its rivals on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

DSP Group Company Profile

DSP Group, Inc. is a global provider of wireless and audio chipset solutions for converged communications. Delivering semiconductor system solutions with software and hardware reference designs, the Company enables original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, consumer electronics manufacturers and service providers to develop new products. Its segments include Home, Office and Mobile. The Home segment includes wireless chipset solutions for converged communication at home. The Office segment offers solution for Voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) office products, including office solutions that provide businesses with VoIP terminals with converged voice and data applications. The Mobile segment offers products for the mobile market that provides voice enhancement, always-on and far-end noise elimination targeted for mobile phone and mobile headsets and wearable devices that incorporate its noise suppression and voice quality enhancement HDClear technology.

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