Head to Head Contrast: LightPath Technologies (LPTH) and Its Peers

LightPath Technologies (NASDAQ: LPTH) is one of 121 public companies in the “Semiconductors & related devices” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare LightPath Technologies to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

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This is a summary of current ratings for LightPath Technologies and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
LightPath Technologies 0 0 3 0 3.00
LightPath Technologies Competitors 1421 5527 10670 595 2.57

LightPath Technologies presently has a consensus target price of $2.95, suggesting a potential upside of 31.11%. As a group, “Semiconductors & related devices” companies have a potential upside of 19.71%. Given LightPath Technologies’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe LightPath Technologies is more favorable than its competitors.

Volatility & Risk

LightPath Technologies has a beta of -0.26, suggesting that its stock price is 126% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LightPath Technologies’ competitors have a beta of 1.08, suggesting that their average stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares LightPath Technologies and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
LightPath Technologies $28.37 million $7.70 million 5.92
LightPath Technologies Competitors $2.99 billion $451.08 million 24.41

LightPath Technologies’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than LightPath Technologies. LightPath Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

27.4% of LightPath Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.8% of shares of all “Semiconductors & related devices” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.7% of LightPath Technologies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.3% of shares of all “Semiconductors & related devices” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares LightPath Technologies and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
LightPath Technologies 21.23% 27.07% 17.19%
LightPath Technologies Competitors -39.46% 2.54% 2.75%

Summary

LightPath Technologies beats its competitors on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

LightPath Technologies Company Profile

LightPath Technologies, Inc. is a manufacturer and integrator of families of precision molded aspheric optics, fiber-optic collimator, GRADIUM glass lenses and other optical materials used to produce products that manipulate light. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and distributes optical components and assemblies utilizing the optical processes and manufacturing technologies. The Company also performs research and development for optical solutions for the traditional optics markets and communications markets. The Company’s products are incorporated into a range of applications by its customers in various industries, including defense products, medical devices, laser aided industrial tools, automotive safety applications, barcode scanners, optical data storage, hybrid fiber coax datacom, telecommunications, machine vision and sensors.

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