Comparing Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM) and Its Peers

Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) is one of 104 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Maxim Integrated Products to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Maxim Integrated Products and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Maxim Integrated Products $2.30 billion $851.62 million 25.37
Maxim Integrated Products Competitors $4.29 billion $1.35 billion 24.41

Maxim Integrated Products’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Maxim Integrated Products. Maxim Integrated Products is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Maxim Integrated Products and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Maxim Integrated Products 1 9 9 0 2.42
Maxim Integrated Products Competitors 913 4762 8648 359 2.58

Maxim Integrated Products currently has a consensus target price of $52.05, suggesting a potential upside of 0.08%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 9.48%. Given Maxim Integrated Products’ rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Maxim Integrated Products has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares Maxim Integrated Products and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Maxim Integrated Products 25.48% 29.55% 15.06%
Maxim Integrated Products Competitors -46.20% 1.37% 0.75%

Volatility & Risk

Maxim Integrated Products has a beta of 1.05, meaning that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Maxim Integrated Products’ rivals have a beta of 1.07, meaning that their average share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

89.5% of Maxim Integrated Products shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.3% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.1% of Maxim Integrated Products shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 6.7% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Maxim Integrated Products pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Maxim Integrated Products pays out 70.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 57.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Maxim Integrated Products has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Summary

Maxim Integrated Products rivals beat Maxim Integrated Products on 10 of the 15 factors compared.

Maxim Integrated Products Company Profile

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. is engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing a range of linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits, referred to as analog circuits. The Company also provides a range of high-frequency process technologies and capabilities for use in custom designs. The Company caters to automotive, communications and data center, computing, consumer and industrial markets. It offers a range of products, such as switching regulators, battery management, isolated power, charge pumps, linear regulators, light emitting diode (LED) drivers, motor driver integrated circuits (ICs), monitors and sequencers, transceivers, controllers and expanders, level translators, signal line protection ICs, broadband switches, powerline communications, real-time clocks, embedded security, microcontrollers, 1-Wire, iButton, data loggers, clock generation and distribution, memory products, optical, signal integrity, high-speed signaling, and display power and control.

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