Head to Head Survey: Eltek (ELTK) and The Competition

Eltek (NASDAQ: ELTK) is one of 16 publicly-traded companies in the “Printed circuit boards” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Eltek to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Eltek and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Eltek $36.71 million $2.61 million 13.38
Eltek Competitors $4.81 billion $117.74 million 10.55

Eltek’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Eltek. Eltek 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 Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Eltek and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Eltek 0 0 0 0 N/A
Eltek Competitors 122 605 665 37 2.43

As a group, “Printed circuit boards” companies have a potential upside of 7.25%. Given Eltek’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Eltek has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Risk and Volatility

Eltek has a beta of -2.51, suggesting that its stock price is 351% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eltek’s rivals have a beta of 1.12, suggesting that their average stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

2.5% of Eltek shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.1% of shares of all “Printed circuit boards” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.1% of shares of all “Printed circuit boards” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Eltek 5.29% 11.33% 4.98%
Eltek Competitors -92.74% 12.59% 3.89%

Summary

Eltek rivals beat Eltek on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

About Eltek

Eltek Ltd. is engaged in the development, manufacture, marketing, and sale of custom made printed circuit boards. Its products include flex-rigid boards, rigid multilayer boards, high density interconnect, flex and multi-flex boards, Teflon and hybrid boards and backplanes. The company was founded on January 1, 1970 and is headquartered in Petach Tikva, Israel.

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