Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) is one of 99 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Freescale Semiconductor to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Freescale Semiconductor and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Freescale Semiconductor Competitors||$4.38 billion||$573.56 million||15.92|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
66.3% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.2% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Freescale Semiconductor and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Freescale Semiconductor Competitors||953||4826||8850||368||2.58|
As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 8.27%. Given Freescale Semiconductor’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Freescale Semiconductor has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
This table compares Freescale Semiconductor and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Freescale Semiconductor Competitors||-44.16%||1.77%||1.23%|
Freescale Semiconductor rivals beat Freescale Semiconductor on 5 of the 8 factors compared.
Freescale Semiconductor Company Profile
Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. is a United States-based company, which provides microcontrollers and digital networking processors. The Company offers its product under various categories, including advanced reduced instruction set computer (RISC) machines (ARM) processors, such as QorIQ multicore processors; Power Architecture processors, such as integrated host processors; more processors, such as crypto coprocessors; analog and power management, such as drivers and switches; radio frequency (RF), such as digital front end processors; sensors, such as intelligent sensors and sensor hubs; wireless connectivity, and programs and technologies. The Company offers various applications, including basic rear view camera, EtherCAT, portable navigation devices, access and remote control, human machine interface (HMI), blood glucose monitors, and gas and water meter. Its software’s and tools include run-time software, software development tools and hardware development tools, among others.
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