Reviewing Key Tronic (KTCC) and Silicon Graphics International (SGI)

Key Tronic (NASDAQ: KTCC) and Silicon Graphics International (NASDAQ:SGI) are both technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Key Tronic and Silicon Graphics International, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Key Tronic 0 0 0 0 N/A
Silicon Graphics International 0 0 2 0 3.00

Silicon Graphics International has a consensus price target of $2.15, suggesting a potential downside of 72.26%. Given Silicon Graphics International’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Silicon Graphics International is more favorable than Key Tronic.


This table compares Key Tronic and Silicon Graphics International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Key Tronic 0.93% 3.75% 1.83%
Silicon Graphics International 0.11% 0.98% 0.15%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Key Tronic and Silicon Graphics International’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Key Tronic $467.80 million 0.16 $5.61 million $0.39 17.46
Silicon Graphics International N/A N/A N/A ($0.32) -24.22

Key Tronic has higher revenue and earnings than Silicon Graphics International. Silicon Graphics International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Key Tronic, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

41.8% of Key Tronic shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.9% of Silicon Graphics International shares are held by institutional investors. 7.2% of Key Tronic shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.9% of Silicon Graphics International shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Key Tronic beats Silicon Graphics International on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Key Tronic Company Profile

Key Tronic Corporation, doing business as KeyTronicEMS Co., is engaged in contract manufacturing for a range of products. The Company provides electronic manufacturing services (EMS) and solutions to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of a range of products. The Company provides engineering services, procurement and distribution, materials management, manufacturing and assembly services, in-house testing, and customer service. The Company provides EMS services, such as product design, surface mount technologies (SMT) and pin through hole capability for printed circuit board assembly (PCBA), tool making, precision plastic molding, sheet metal fabrication, liquid injection molding, complex assembly, automated tape winding, prototype design and full product assembly. The Company’s manufacturing operations are located in Oakdale, Minnesota; Fayetteville, Arkansas; Corinth, Mississippi; Harrodsburg, Kentucky, and foreign manufacturing operations in Juarez, Mexico, and Shanghai, China.

Silicon Graphics International Company Profile

Silicon Graphics International Corp. (SGI) is engaged in providing solutions for compute, data analytics and data management. The Company develops, markets and sells a line of mid-range and high-end scale-out and scale-up servers, enterprise-class storage, differentiating software and designed-to-order solutions for data center deployments. The Company operates through the segments, including Product and Service. The Company’s Product segment consists of compute and storage solutions, which include products from both HPC and HPDA segments. The Company’s Product segment includes scale-out computing, scale-up computing, software and cloud/Web solutions. Its storage solutions include both hardware and software offerings for data storage and management. The Service segment consists of customer service support and professional services. SGI systems enable customers to access, analyze, transform, manage and visualize information in real and near real-time.

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