Netlist (NASDAQ: NLST – Get Rating) and Magnachip Semiconductor (NYSE: MX – Get Rating) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and profitability.
Valuation & Earnings:
This table compares Netlist and Magnachip Semiconductor’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue:||Price / Sales Ratio:||Net Income:||Earnings Per Share:||Price / Earnings Ratio:|
|Netlist:||$ 142.35 million:||7.26:||$ 4.83 million:||$ 0.00:||-443,000.00:|
|Magnachip Semiconductor:||$ 474.23 million:||1.88:||$ 56.71 million:||$ 1.55:||12.78:|
Magnachip Semiconductor has higher revenue and earnings than Netlist. Netlist is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Magnachip Semiconductor, indicating that it is currently the most affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Netlist and Magnachip Semiconductor’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Institutional & Insider Ownership:
0.0% of Netlist shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.9% of Magnachip Semiconductor shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.8% of Netlist shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.1% of Magnachip Semiconductor shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility:
Netlist has a beta of 1.2, indicating that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Magnachip Semiconductor has a beta of 0.94, indicating that its stock price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Netlist and Magnachip Semiconductor, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
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|Netlist:||0:||0:||0:||0:||N / A:|
Magnachip Semiconductor has a consensus target price of $ 25.00, indicating a potential upside of 26.20%. Given Magnachip Semiconductor’s highest possible upside, analysts plainly believe Magnachip Semiconductor is more favorable than Netlist.
Magnachip Semiconductor beats Netlist on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Netlist Company Profile: (Get Rating)
Netlist, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets memory subsystems for the server, high-performance computing, and communications markets in the United States and internationally. It offers HybriDIMM, a storage class memory product, which unifies dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) and NAND flash in a plug-and-play module delivering terabyte storage capacities operating at nanosecond memory speeds. The company also provides nonvolatile (NV) memory products, such as NVvault DDR4 NVDIMM that provides data acceleration and protection in a joint electron device engineering council standard DDR4 interface; and specialty DIMMs and embedded flash products for use in data center and industrial applications. It resells component products, including solid state drive (SSDs), NAND flash, and DRAM products to storage customers, appliance customers, system builders, and cloud and datacenter customers; and sells component inventory to distributors and other users of memory integrated circuits. The company markets and sells its products through a direct sales force and a network of independent sales representatives. Netlist, Inc. was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.
Magnachip Semiconductor Company Profile: (Get Rating)
Magnachip Semiconductor Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and supplies analog and mixed-signal semiconductor platform solutions for communications, the Internet of Things, consumer, industrial, and automotive applications. It provides display solutions, including source and gate drivers, and timing controllers that cover a range of flat panel displays used in mobile communications, automotive, entertainment devices, notebook PCs, monitors and liquid crystal displays, and micro light-emitting diode (LED) televisions. The company also offers metal oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors, insulated-gate bipolar transistors, AC-DC converters, DC-DC converters, LED drivers, regulators, and power management integrated circuits for a range of devices comprising televisions, smartphones, mobile phones , wearable devices, desktop PCs, notebooks, tablet PCs, and other consumer electronics, as well as for power suppliers, e-bike, photovoltaic inverter, LED lighting, motor drive, and home appliances; and organic light-emitting diode display driver integrated circuits for OLED TVs. It serves consumer, computing, and industrial electronics original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and electronics manufacturing services companies, as well as subsystem designers in Korea, the Asia Pacific, the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company sells its products through a direct sales force, as well as through a network of agents and distributors. Magnachip Semiconductor Corporation was incorporated in 2004 and is based in Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
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