CUI Global (NASDAQ: CUI) is one of 26 publicly-traded companies in the “MACHINERY-ELEC” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare CUI Global to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, risk and dividends.
Volatility and Risk
CUI Global has a beta of 0.22, meaning that its share price is 78% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CUI Global’s rivals have a beta of 0.93, meaning that their average share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.
58.3% of CUI Global shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.2% of shares of all “MACHINERY-ELEC” companies are held by institutional investors. 5.2% of CUI Global shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.6% of shares of all “MACHINERY-ELEC” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares CUI Global and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|CUI Global||$83.28 million||-$12.58 million||-5.19|
|CUI Global Competitors||$5.44 billion||$456.46 million||13.52|
CUI Global’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than CUI Global. CUI Global 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 is a breakdown of recent ratings for CUI Global and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|CUI Global Competitors||170||782||950||12||2.42|
CUI Global presently has a consensus price target of $10.00, indicating a potential upside of 257.14%. As a group, “MACHINERY-ELEC” companies have a potential upside of 19.12%. Given CUI Global’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe CUI Global is more favorable than its rivals.
This table compares CUI Global and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|CUI Global Competitors||-235.44%||-23.92%||-14.70%|
CUI Global Company Profile
CUI Global, Inc. is a platform company. The Company’s segments include Power and Electromechanical, Energy and Other. The Power and Electromechanical segment includes its subsidiaries, CUI, Inc. (CUI), CUI Japan and CUI-Canada, Inc., which provide electromechanical components, including power supplies, transformers, converters, connectors and industrial controls for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Its Power and Electro-Mechanical segment aggregates its product offerings into over two categories: components, including connectors, speakers, buzzers, test and measurement devices, and control solutions, including encoders and sensors, and power solutions. Its Energy segment includes its subsidiaries, Orbital Gas Systems Limited (Orbital) and the Orbital Gas Systems, North America, Inc., which consist of gas related test and measurement systems, including the GasPT, a natural gas inferential metering device. The Other segment includes corporate activity.
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