Multi-Fineline Electronix (NASDAQ: MFLX) is one of 24 public companies in the “Integrated Circuits” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Multi-Fineline Electronix to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Multi-Fineline Electronix and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Multi-Fineline Electronix Competitors||71||397||932||58||2.67|
As a group, “Integrated Circuits” companies have a potential upside of 2.72%. Given Multi-Fineline Electronix’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Multi-Fineline Electronix has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
56.2% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are owned by institutional investors. 14.3% of shares of all “Integrated Circuits” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Multi-Fineline Electronix and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Multi-Fineline Electronix Competitors||$619.23 million||$157.39 million||18.79|
Multi-Fineline Electronix’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Multi-Fineline Electronix. Multi-Fineline Electronix is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Risk & Volatility
Multi-Fineline Electronix has a beta of 1, suggesting that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, Multi-Fineline Electronix’s peers have a beta of 0.81, suggesting that their average stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Multi-Fineline Electronix and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Multi-Fineline Electronix Competitors||-7.63%||-8.60%||-2.87%|
Multi-Fineline Electronix peers beat Multi-Fineline Electronix on 7 of the 8 factors compared.
About Multi-Fineline Electronix
Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc. is engaged in the engineering, design and manufacture of flexible circuit boards along with related component assemblies. The Company provides flexible printed circuits and value-added component assembly solutions to the electronics industry. The Company provides its solutions to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and to electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers. The Company offers products in a range of sectors, including smartphones, tablets, computer/data storage, portable bar code scanners, personal computers, wearables and other consumer electronic devices. The Company’s products include flexible printed circuits, flexible printed circuit assemblies and mechanical integration of flexible printed circuit assemblies. The Company has facilities in Irvine, California; Suzhou, China, and Singapore. The Company operates in the United States, China, Singapore and Other, which includes Malaysia, Korea and the United Kingdom.
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