IXYS (IXYS) & Multi-Fineline Electronix (MFLX) Head-To-Head Analysis
IXYS (NASDAQ: IXYS) and Multi-Fineline Electronix (NASDAQ:MFLX) are both technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends and profitability.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
63.0% of IXYS shares are held by institutional investors. 23.6% of IXYS shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for IXYS and Multi-Fineline Electronix, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
This table compares IXYS and Multi-Fineline Electronix’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Earnings & Valuation
This table compares IXYS and Multi-Fineline Electronix’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|IXYS||$322.12 million||2.49||$21.34 million||$0.71||34.30|
IXYS has higher revenue and earnings than Multi-Fineline Electronix. Multi-Fineline Electronix is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than IXYS, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
IXYS beats Multi-Fineline Electronix on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
IXYS Corporation (IXYS) is a multi-market integrated semiconductor company. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of power semiconductors, mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), application specific integrated circuits (ASICs), microcontrollers, systems and radio frequency (RF) power semiconductors. Its power semiconductors are sold separately and are also packaged in high power modules that consist of multiple semiconductor dies. Its power metal-oxide-silicon (MOS) transistors operate at greater switching speeds than bipolar transistors. Its ICs address the demand for analog, mixed-signal and digital interface solutions in communication and other industries and include microcontrollers, mixed-signal application-specific ICs. RF power devices switch electricity at the high rates necessary to enable the amplification or reception of radio frequencies. It manufactures and sells laser diode drivers, high voltage pulse generators and modulators.
About Multi-Fineline Electronix
Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc. is engaged in the engineering, design and manufacture of flexible circuit boards along with related component assemblies. The Company provides flexible printed circuits and value-added component assembly solutions to the electronics industry. The Company provides its solutions to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and to electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers. The Company offers products in a range of sectors, including smartphones, tablets, computer/data storage, portable bar code scanners, personal computers, wearables and other consumer electronic devices. The Company’s products include flexible printed circuits, flexible printed circuit assemblies and mechanical integration of flexible printed circuit assemblies. The Company has facilities in Irvine, California; Suzhou, China, and Singapore. The Company operates in the United States, China, Singapore and Other, which includes Malaysia, Korea and the United Kingdom.
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