NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) is one of 105 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare NVIDIA Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.


This table compares NVIDIA Corporation and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NVIDIA Corporation 27.41% 39.59% 23.99%
NVIDIA Corporation Competitors -47.37% -0.05% -0.13%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares NVIDIA Corporation and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
NVIDIA Corporation $8.34 billion $2.82 billion 51.21
NVIDIA Corporation Competitors $4.58 billion $1.32 billion 85.54

NVIDIA Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. NVIDIA Corporation 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.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

65.8% of NVIDIA Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.0% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by institutional investors. 5.8% of NVIDIA Corporation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 6.6% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

NVIDIA Corporation has a beta of 1.28, meaning that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NVIDIA Corporation’s rivals have a beta of 1.07, meaning that their average share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.


NVIDIA Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. NVIDIA Corporation pays out 15.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.5% and pay out 58.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for NVIDIA Corporation and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NVIDIA Corporation 6 11 21 0 2.39
NVIDIA Corporation Competitors 904 4716 8622 359 2.58

NVIDIA Corporation currently has a consensus target price of $153.23, suggesting a potential downside of 15.24%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 13.75%. Given NVIDIA Corporation’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe NVIDIA Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.


NVIDIA Corporation rivals beat NVIDIA Corporation on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

About NVIDIA Corporation

Nvidia Corporation focuses on personal computer (PC) graphics, graphics processing unit (GPU) and also on artificial intelligence (AI). The Company’s operates through two segments: GPU and Tegra Processor. The Company’s GPU product brands are aimed at specialized markets, including GeForce for gamers; Quadro for designers; Tesla and DGX for AI data scientists and big data researchers; and GRID for cloud-based visual computing users. The Company’s Tegra brand integrates an entire computer onto a single chip, and incorporates GPUs and multi-core central processing units (CPUs) to drive supercomputing for mobile gaming and entertainment devices, as well as autonomous robots, drones and cars. The Company’s processor has created platforms that address four markets: Gaming, Professional Visualization, Datacenter, and Automotive. The Company’s offerings include NVIDIA DGX AI supercomputer, the NVIDIA DRIVE AI car computing platform and the GeForce NOW cloud gaming service.

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