Peregrine Semiconductor (NASDAQ: PSMI) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Circuits” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Peregrine Semiconductor to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and dividends.

Profitability

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This table compares Peregrine Semiconductor and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Peregrine Semiconductor N/A N/A N/A
Peregrine Semiconductor Competitors -1.87% -9.90% -2.92%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

56.0% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are owned by institutional investors. 14.3% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Peregrine Semiconductor and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Peregrine Semiconductor 0 0 0 0 N/A
Peregrine Semiconductor Competitors 103 463 1015 60 2.63

As a group, “Integrated Circuits” companies have a potential upside of 24.74%. Given Peregrine Semiconductor’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Peregrine Semiconductor has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Peregrine Semiconductor and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Peregrine Semiconductor N/A N/A -15.76
Peregrine Semiconductor Competitors $697.41 million $99.19 million 395.17

Peregrine Semiconductor’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Peregrine Semiconductor. Peregrine Semiconductor 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.

Summary

Peregrine Semiconductor rivals beat Peregrine Semiconductor on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

About Peregrine Semiconductor

Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation (Peregrine) is engaged in the design, manufacturing and marketing radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs) for the aerospace and defense, broadband, industrial, mobile wireless device, test and measurement equipment, and wireless infrastructure markets. The Company is provider of RFICs. Its products include RF switches-antenna, RFswitches-broadband and general purpose, digital attenuators, synthesizers, mixers/upconverters, prescalers, variable gain amplifiers, digitally tunable capacitors, DC-DC converters and power amplifiers. Its UltraCMOS technology enables the design, manufacture, and integration of multiple radio frequency (RF), mixed signal, and digital functions on a single chip. Its solutions target a range of applications in the aerospace and defense, broadband, industrial, mobile wireless device, test and measurement equipment, and wireless infrastructure markets.

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