InvenSense (NYSE: INVN) and Teledyne Technologies (NYSE:TDY) are both technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation and profitability.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares InvenSense and Teledyne Technologies’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Teledyne Technologies||$2.32 billion||2.35||$420.20 million||$5.44||28.42|
Teledyne Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than InvenSense. InvenSense is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Teledyne Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Risk and Volatility
InvenSense has a beta of 2.58, suggesting that its share price is 158% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Teledyne Technologies has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
46.5% of InvenSense shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.2% of Teledyne Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 14.2% of InvenSense shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.3% of Teledyne Technologies shares are held 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 table compares InvenSense and Teledyne Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for InvenSense and Teledyne Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
InvenSense presently has a consensus target price of $11.33, indicating a potential downside of 12.75%. Teledyne Technologies has a consensus target price of $153.50, indicating a potential downside of 0.72%. Given Teledyne Technologies’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Teledyne Technologies is more favorable than InvenSense.
Teledyne Technologies beats InvenSense on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
InvenSense Company Profile
InvenSense, Inc. (InvenSense) is engaged in designing, developing, marketing and selling of sensor system-on-chip (SoC), including accelerometers, gyroscopes and microphones for the mobile, wearable, smart home, gaming, industrial and automotive market segments. The Company delivers solutions based on its motion and sound technology; focused on solutions, such as smartphones, tablets, wearables, console and portable video gaming devices, digital television and set-top box remote controls, fitness accessories, sports equipment, digital still cameras, automobiles, ultra-books, laptops, hearing aids, stabilization systems, tools, navigation devices, remote controlled toys and other household consumer and industrial devices. Its motion solutions detect and track an object’s motion in three-dimensional space.
Teledyne Technologies Company Profile
Teledyne Technologies Incorporated provides enabling technologies for industrial growth markets. The Company’s segments include Instrumentation, Digital Imaging, Aerospace and Defense Electronics, and Engineered Systems. Instrumentation segment provides monitoring and control instruments for marine, environmental, industrial and other applications, as well as electronic test and measurement equipment. Digital Imaging segment includes sensors, cameras and systems, within the visible, infrared, ultraviolet and X-ray spectra. Aerospace and Defense Electronics segment provides electronic components and subsystems and communications products, including defense electronics. Engineered Systems segment provides systems engineering and integration and technology development, as well as manufacturing solutions.
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