TTM Technologies (NASDAQ: TTMI) and Celestica (NYSE:CLS) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.
This is a summary of current ratings for TTM Technologies and Celestica, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
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This table compares TTM Technologies and Celestica’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Insider and Institutional Ownership
73.0% of Celestica shares are owned by institutional investors. 28.4% of TTM Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Celestica shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares TTM Technologies and Celestica’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|TTM Technologies||$2.66 billion||0.58||$124.21 million||$1.04||14.32|
|Celestica||$6.11 billion||0.20||$105.00 million||$0.72||13.86|
TTM Technologies has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Celestica. Celestica is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than TTM Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Volatility and Risk
TTM Technologies has a beta of 1.73, meaning that its share price is 73% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Celestica has a beta of 0.64, meaning that its share price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500.
TTM Technologies beats Celestica on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
TTM Technologies Company Profile
TTM Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures printed circuit boards (PCBs) worldwide. It operates through two segments: PCB and electro-mechanical solutions (E-M Solutions). The company offers a range of PCBs and electro-mechanical solutions, including conventional PCBs, high density interconnect PCBs, flexible PCBs, rigid-flex PCBs, custom assemblies and system integration products, and IC substrates. It also produces test specialized circuits that are used in radio-frequency or microwave emission and collection applications; printed circuits with heavy copper cores, and embedded and press-fit coins; PCBs with electrically passive heat sinks; and PCBs with electrically active thermal cores. In addition, it offers various services, including design for manufacturability, PCB layout design, simulation and testing, and quick turnaround services. The company serves original equipment manufacturers and electronic manufacturing services companies that primarily serve the aerospace and defense, automotive, cellular phone, computing, medical/industrial/instrumentation, and networking/communications end markets of the electronics industry; and the U.S. government. TTM Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California.
Celestica Company Profile
Celestica Inc. provides design, manufacturing, hardware platform, and supply chain solutions in Canada and internationally. The company offers a range of services, including design and development, engineering, supply chain management, new product introduction, component sourcing, electronics manufacturing, assembly and test, complex mechanical assembly, systems integration, precision machining, order fulfillment, logistics, and after-market repair and return services. Its products and services are used in various applications, such as servers, networking and telecommunications equipment, storage systems, converged systems, optical equipment, aerospace and defense electronics, healthcare products and applications, semiconductor equipment, and industrial and alternative energy products. The company serves customers in the aerospace and defense, industrial, smart energy, healthcare, semiconductor equipment, consumer, communications, and enterprise end markets. Celestica Inc. was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
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