O2Micro International Limited (NASDAQ: OIIM) and CSR (NASDAQ:CSRE) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for O2Micro International Limited and CSR, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|O2Micro International Limited||0||1||0||0||2.00|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
40.0% of O2Micro International Limited shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.0% of O2Micro International Limited shares are owned 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.
Volatility and Risk
O2Micro International Limited has a beta of 0.11, meaning that its stock price is 89% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CSR has a beta of 1.23, meaning that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares O2Micro International Limited and CSR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|O2Micro International Limited||-6.99%||-4.05%||-3.62%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares O2Micro International Limited and CSR’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||NetIncome||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|O2Micro International Limited||$56.56 million||0.81||-$2.98 million||($0.17)||-10.53|
CSR has higher revenue, but lower earnings than O2Micro International Limited.
About O2Micro International Limited
O2Micro International Limited designs, develops and markets power management components for the Computer, Consumer, Industrial, Automotive and Communications markets. The Company’s power management products include integrated circuits (ICs) for liquid crystal display (LCD) and light emitting diode (LED) lighting; control and monitoring of battery charging and discharging; direct current (DC)/DC and alternating current (AC)/DC conversion, and provide select and switch functionality between power sources. It offers a range of products, including desktop and notebook monitors, portable media players, digital cameras, battery management systems for power tools, electric bikes, low emission vehicles (LEV) applications, industrial personal computers (PCs), portable media devices, smart phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), global positioning system (GPS) units for navigational assistance in vehicles and electric and hybrid vehicle (EV/HEV) battery management.
CSR Limited (CSR), formerly CSR plc, is engaged in the development of multifunction semiconductor platforms and technologies for the automotive, consumer, and voice and music categories. The Company’s products include aptX, aptX Enhanced, aptX Live, aptX Low Latency, ARMmbed Platform, BlueCore5 Multimedia, BlueCore4-Ext, Bluetooth Smart CSR101x Product Family, Entry-Level Soundbar Platform, BlueCore CSR8811 WLCSP, BlueCore BC6130, BlueCore CSRB5348, CSR Positioning Centre, CSR Synergy, CSR8605, CSRA65700 QFN, CSRmesh, Inferno Firmware Platform, MAPX, Quatro 5500 Series, CSR8350, SiRFstarIV and SyncLock. It offers its solutions in various industries, such as audio and home entertainment; connected car; connected wearables, health and fitness, and Internet of everything. The Company’s applications include auto sensors, car radio, home automation, mono headsets, soundbars, Bluetooth speakers, display audio, home entertainment ecosystems, car navigation, gaming and stereo headsets.
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