Entegris (NASDAQ: ENTG) is one of 21 public companies in the “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Entegris to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, profitability and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Entegris and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Entegris $1.25 billion $298.17 million 32.56
Entegris Competitors $1.98 billion $516.71 million 8.55

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Entegris and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Entegris 0 3 5 1 2.78
Entegris Competitors 110 652 1340 51 2.62

Entegris presently has a consensus target price of $27.50, suggesting a potential upside of 0.55%. As a group, “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” companies have a potential upside of 10.34%. Given Entegris’ rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Entegris has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Entegris 9.63% 17.04% 9.28%
Entegris Competitors 6.59% 12.25% 7.10%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.3% of Entegris shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.9% of shares of all “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of Entegris shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.9% of shares of all “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Entegris has a beta of 1.46, suggesting that its stock price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Entegris’ rivals have a beta of 1.18, suggesting that their average stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Entegris beats its rivals on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

About Entegris

Entegris, Inc. is a global developer, manufacturer and supplier of microcontamination control products, specialty chemicals and materials handling solutions for manufacturing processes in the semiconductor and other high-technology industries. The Company operates in three business segments: Specialty Chemicals and Engineered Materials (SCEM), Advanced Materials Handling (AMH) and Microcontamination Control (MC). The SCEM segment provides process chemistries, gases, materials and delivery systems to support semiconductor and other manufacturing processes. The AMH segment develops solutions to monitor, protect, transport, and deliver critical liquid chemistries and substrates for a set of applications in the semiconductor industry and other high-technology industries. AMH offers wafer solutions, chemical containers and fluidics. MC offers solutions to purify critical liquid chemistries and gases used in semiconductor manufacturing processes and other high-technology industries.

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