Everspin Tech (NASDAQ: MRAM) and Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, dividends, profitabiliy, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Everspin Tech and Rambus, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Everspin Tech presently has a consensus price target of $14.25, indicating a potential downside of 28.75%. Rambus has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential upside of 25.63%. Given Rambus’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Rambus is more favorable than Everspin Tech.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
41.1% of Everspin Tech shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.3% of Rambus shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of Rambus shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Everspin Tech and Rambus’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Everspin Tech and Rambus’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Everspin Tech||$28.77 million||8.70||-$16.52 million||N/A||N/A|
|Rambus||$361.27 million||3.69||$105.99 million||$0.07||170.57|
Rambus has higher revenue and earnings than Everspin Tech.
Rambus beats Everspin Tech on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Everspin Tech Company Profile
Everspin Technologies, Inc. is a United States-based provider of magnetoresistive random-access memory (MRAM) solutions. The Company is engaged in designing, manufacturing and shipping discrete and embedded MRAM and spin-torque MRAM (ST-MRAM) into markets and applications. The Company’s products include 8-bit/16-bit Parallel Interface MRAM, Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI), Quad SPI and Double Data Rate (DDR) 3 dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) Compatible MRAM – Spin Torque Technology. The Company’s MR10Q010 Quad SPI MRAM is a memory solution for applications that store and retrieve data and programs. Its DDR3 DRAM Compatible MRAM – Spin Torque Technology is designed to comply with all DDR3 DRAM features, such as on-device termination (ODT) and internal ZQ calibration. Its family of both parallel asynchronous input/output (I/O) and serial peripheral interface (SPI) products in densities ranging from 256 kilobyte (Kb) to 16 megabyte (Mb) is available in die form.
Rambus Company Profile
Rambus Inc. (Rambus) produces hardware and software technologies. The Company’s segments include Memory and Interface Division (MID), which focuses the design, development, manufacturing through partnerships and licensing of technology and solutions that is related to memory and interfaces; Rambus Security Division (RSD), which focuses on the design, development and licensing of technologies for chip and system security, anti-counterfeiting, smart ticketing and mobile payments; Emerging Solutions Division (ESD), which encompasses its long-term research and development efforts in the area of emerging technologies, and Rambus Lighting Division (RLD), which focuses on the design, development and licensing of technologies for lighting. The Company collaborates with application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) and System-on-Chip (SoC) designers, foundries, Internet protocol (IP) developers, processor companies, electronic design automation (EDA) companies and validation laboratories.
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