Analyzing IEC Electronics Corp (IEC) and Its Rivals
IEC Electronics Corp (NYSE: IEC) is one of 26 public companies in the “Integrated Circuits” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare IEC Electronics Corp to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and profitability.
Volatility & Risk
IEC Electronics Corp has a beta of 0.28, indicating that its stock price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IEC Electronics Corp’s rivals have a beta of 0.88, indicating that their average stock price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares IEC Electronics Corp and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|IEC Electronics Corp||3.04%||24.24%||6.33%|
|IEC Electronics Corp Competitors||-8.00%||-9.26%||-3.17%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
56.1% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are owned by institutional investors. 14.3% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares IEC Electronics Corp and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|IEC Electronics Corp||N/A||N/A||-81.00|
|IEC Electronics Corp Competitors||$744.46 million||$104.37 million||499.85|
IEC Electronics Corp’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than IEC Electronics Corp. IEC Electronics Corp 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.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for IEC Electronics Corp and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|IEC Electronics Corp||0||1||2||0||2.67|
|IEC Electronics Corp Competitors||76||442||985||59||2.66|
IEC Electronics Corp currently has a consensus price target of $5.10, suggesting a potential upside of 25.93%. As a group, “Integrated Circuits” companies have a potential downside of 2.83%. Given IEC Electronics Corp’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe IEC Electronics Corp is more favorable than its rivals.
IEC Electronics Corp beats its rivals on 6 of the 11 factors compared.
IEC Electronics Corp Company Profile
IEC Electronics Corp. provides electronic manufacturing services (EMS) to a range of technology companies that produce life-saving and mission critical products for the medical, industrial, aerospace and defense sectors. The Company specializes in delivering technical solutions for the custom manufacture of full system assemblies by providing on-site analytical testing laboratories, custom design and test engineering services combined with an array of manufacturing services encompassing electronics, interconnect solutions and precision metalworking. It offers its customers a range of manufacturing services, combined with scientific technical support to ensure their products perform for the critical applications they are intended for. Its products are distributed to and through original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Its capabilities include design and test development, analysis and testing laboratory, custom functional test design and component risk mitigation.
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