Rda Microelectronics (NASDAQ: RDA) is one of 103 publicly-traded companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Rda Microelectronics to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

Risk & Volatility

Rda Microelectronics has a beta of 0.4, meaning that its share price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rda Microelectronics’ rivals have a beta of 1.02, meaning that their average share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Rda Microelectronics N/A N/A 31.81
Rda Microelectronics Competitors $4.28 billion $522.04 million 45.23

Rda Microelectronics’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Rda Microelectronics. Rda Microelectronics 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.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rda Microelectronics N/A N/A N/A
Rda Microelectronics Competitors -44.46% 1.44% 1.38%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

65.3% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.3% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Rda Microelectronics and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rda Microelectronics 0 0 0 0 N/A
Rda Microelectronics Competitors 928 4770 8732 362 2.58

As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 4.89%. Given Rda Microelectronics’ rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Rda Microelectronics has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

Rda Microelectronics rivals beat Rda Microelectronics on 7 of the 8 factors compared.

Rda Microelectronics Company Profile

RDA Microelectronics, Inc. (RDA) is engaged in fabless semiconductor company, which designs, develops and markets radio-frequency and mixed-signal semiconductors for a range of cellular, broadcast, and connectivity applications. Its system-level property includes frequency modulation, Bluetooth, wireless fidelity, global positioning system, analog mobile television, china mobile multimedia broadcasting, digital audio broadcasting, and other radio-frequency components, including second generation and third generation transceivers, digital video broadcasting – terrestrial (DVB-T) and DVB- satellite tuners, and power amplifiers. It designs, develops and markets radio-frequency and mixed-signal semiconductors for a range of cellular, broadcast, and connectivity applications in consumer electronics devices, in mobile handsets. In March 2012, it acquired all of the baseband intellectual property of Coolsand Holding Co., Ltd. and its subsidiaries (Coolsand).

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