Head-To-Head Review: STMicroelectronics (STM) and The Competition
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) is one of 104 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare STMicroelectronics to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares STMicroelectronics and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|STMicroelectronics||$6.97 billion||$165.00 million||31.79|
|STMicroelectronics Competitors||$4.38 billion||$573.56 million||34.08|
This table compares STMicroelectronics and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Volatility and Risk
STMicroelectronics has a beta of 0.78, indicating that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, STMicroelectronics’ rivals have a beta of 1.02, indicating that their average stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.
STMicroelectronics pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. STMicroelectronics pays out 29.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 52.5% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for STMicroelectronics and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
STMicroelectronics presently has a consensus price target of $20.17, indicating a potential downside of 6.72%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 8.17%. Given STMicroelectronics’ rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe STMicroelectronics has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
5.1% of STMicroelectronics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.2% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.7% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
STMicroelectronics rivals beat STMicroelectronics on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
STMicroelectronics Company Profile
STMicroelectronics N.V. is a global semiconductor company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of products, including discrete and standard commodity components, and application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) for analog, digital and mixed-signal applications. The Company’s segments include Automotive and Discrete Group (ADG), Analog and MEMS Group (AMG), Microcontrollers and Digital ICs Group (MDG), and Others. ADG comprises all dedicated automotive Integrated Circuits (ICs), and discrete and power transistor products. AMG includes low-power analog ICs for all markets; smart power products; Touch Screen Controllers; Low Power Connectivity solutions for Internet of Things (IoT), and power conversion products. MDG comprises general purpose and secure microcontrollers, and Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory memories. The Others segment includes all the financial values related to the Imaging Product Division, Subsystems and other products.
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