Contrasting Entropic Communications (ENTR) and The Competition
Entropic Communications (NASDAQ: ENTR) is one of 27 public companies in the “Integrated Circuits” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Entropic Communications to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings and analyst recommendations.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
56.0% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.3% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Entropic Communications pays an annual dividend of $0.01 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Entropic Communications pays out -1.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Integrated Circuits” companies pay a dividend yield of 0.6% and pay out 26.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Entropic Communications and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Entropic Communications Competitors||103||463||1015||60||2.63|
As a group, “Integrated Circuits” companies have a potential upside of 24.74%. Given Entropic Communications’ rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Entropic Communications has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Entropic Communications and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Entropic Communications Competitors||$697.41 million||$99.19 million||416.80|
Entropic Communications’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Entropic Communications. Entropic Communications 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.
This table compares Entropic Communications and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Entropic Communications Competitors||-1.87%||-9.90%||-2.92%|
Entropic Communications rivals beat Entropic Communications on 9 of the 10 factors compared.
Entropic Communications Company Profile
Entropic Communications, Inc. (Entropic) is a fabless semiconductor company. Entropic designs, develops and markets semiconductor solutions to enable home entertainment. The Company offers a portfolio of set-top box (STB), Video System-on-a-Chip (SoC) and home connectivity (Connectivity) solutions. Entropic’s Connectivity solutions enable access to broadcast and Internet Protocol television (IPTV) services, as well as deliver and distribute other media content, such as movies, music, games and photos across the home. The Company’s Connectivity solutions include home networking solutions based on the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) standard, high-speed broadband access solutions and Direct Broadcast Satellite outdoor unit (DBS ODU) solutions. Entropic’s STB product portfolio consists of a range of digital STB components and system solutions for the satellite, terrestrial, cable and IPTV markets across the world.
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