Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ: PLXS) is one of 104 publicly-traded companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Plexus Corp. to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and dividends.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Plexus Corp. and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Plexus Corp. Competitors||920||4775||8670||361||2.58|
Plexus Corp. currently has a consensus price target of $57.86, suggesting a potential downside of 5.82%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 7.65%. Given Plexus Corp.’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Plexus Corp. has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
This table compares Plexus Corp. and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Plexus Corp. Competitors||-46.15%||0.89%||0.72%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Plexus Corp. and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Plexus Corp.||$2.51 billion||$174.67 million||18.96|
|Plexus Corp. Competitors||$4.28 billion||$1.35 billion||24.70|
Plexus Corp.’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Plexus Corp.. Plexus Corp. 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.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
94.1% of Plexus Corp. shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.4% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.3% of Plexus Corp. shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.2% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Risk and Volatility
Plexus Corp. has a beta of 0.95, indicating that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Plexus Corp.’s rivals have a beta of 1.07, indicating that their average share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Plexus Corp. rivals beat Plexus Corp. on 9 of the 13 factors compared.
Plexus Corp. Company Profile
Plexus Corp. (Plexus) and its subsidiaries are engaged in the electronic manufacturing services (EMS) industry. The Company delivers end-to-end solutions for customers in the Americas (AMER), Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific (APAC) regions. The Company’s segments are AMER, APAC and EMEA. The Company’s customer-focused solutions model integrates product conceptualization, design, commercialization, manufacturing, fulfillment and sustaining solutions. The Company delivers solutions to its customers through its product realization value stream. The Company provides a range of aftermarket services, including complex repair, refurbishment and product support for products it manufactures. The Company provides customer service to approximately 140 branded product companies in the healthcare/life sciences, industrial/commercial, networking/communications and defense/security/aerospace market sectors.
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