SigmaTron International (NASDAQ:SGMA) and Eltek (NASDAQ:ELTK) 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, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings, dividends and profitability.
Volatility and Risk
SigmaTron International has a beta of 1.25, meaning that its share price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eltek has a beta of -0.02, meaning that its share price is 102% less volatile than the S&P 500.
28.9% of SigmaTron International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.0% of Eltek shares are held by institutional investors. 8.2% of SigmaTron International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares SigmaTron International and Eltek’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SigmaTron International||$278.13 million||0.06||-$3.24 million||N/A||N/A|
|Eltek||$32.75 million||0.20||-$3.77 million||N/A||N/A|
SigmaTron International has higher revenue and earnings than Eltek.
This is a summary of recent ratings for SigmaTron International and Eltek, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
This table compares SigmaTron International and Eltek’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
SigmaTron International beats Eltek on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About SigmaTron International
SigmaTron International, Inc. operates as an independent provider of electronic manufacturing services (EMS). Its EMS services include the production of printed circuit board assemblies and completely assembled (box-build) electronic products. The company also offers automatic and manual assembly, and testing of products; material sourcing and procurement services; manufacturing and test engineering support services; design services; warehousing and distribution services; and assistance in obtaining product approval from governmental and other regulatory bodies. It primarily serves customers operating in the industrial electronics, consumer electronics, and medical/life sciences industries in the United States, Mexico, China, Vietnam, and Taiwan. The company markets its services through independent manufacturers' representative organizations. SigmaTron International, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.
Eltek Ltd. manufactures, markets, and sells printed circuit boards (PCBs) in Israel, Europe, North America, India, and internationally. The company offers a range of custom designed PCBs, including rigid, double-sided, and multi-layer PCBs; and flexible circuitry, such as flex and flex rigid boards. It serves manufacturers of defense and aerospace, medical, industrial, telecom, and networking equipment, as well as contract electronic manufacturers and other industries. The company markets and sells its products primarily through direct sales personnel, sales representatives, and PCB trading and manufacturing companies. Eltek Ltd. was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Petach Tikva, Israel. Eltek Ltd. is a subsidiary of Nistec Ltd.
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