Analyzing Mattson Technology (MTSN) & The Competition

Mattson Technology (NASDAQ: MTSN) is one of 21 publicly-traded companies in the “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Mattson Technology to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

Earnings and Valuation



This table compares Mattson Technology and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Mattson Technology N/A N/A 27.69
Mattson Technology Competitors $1.85 billion $242.64 million 4.53

Mattson Technology’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Mattson Technology. Mattson Technology 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 and Volatility

Mattson Technology has a beta of 2.33, meaning that its share price is 133% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mattson Technology’s peers have a beta of 1.25, meaning that their average share price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Mattson Technology and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mattson Technology 0 0 0 0 N/A
Mattson Technology Competitors 61 520 1306 23 2.68

As a group, “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” companies have a potential upside of 3.72%. Given Mattson Technology’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Mattson Technology has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

79.6% of shares of all “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.9% of shares of all “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Mattson Technology and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mattson Technology -13.95% -18.69% -13.50%
Mattson Technology Competitors 7.67% 13.09% 7.72%

Summary

Mattson Technology peers beat Mattson Technology on 7 of the 8 factors compared.

Mattson Technology Company Profile

Mattson Technology, Inc. is a United States-based company, which provides a global semiconductor wafer processing equipment. The Company is engaged in designing, manufacturing, marketing and supporting semiconductor wafer processing equipment, which uses in the fabrication of integrated circuits. It operates in four product sectors: dry strip, etch, conventional rapid thermal processing and millisecond anneal. It is a supplier of dry strip and rapid thermal processing (RTP) equipment for processing to semiconductor manufactures across the world for the fabrication of various devices. It offers its technology to provide capital equipment that deliver processing capability for integrated circuit fabrication to its customers. Its product support offerings include product specific upgrade kits, labor and parts, labor bank program and process engineering services. Its designing and manufacturing centers are located in the United States, Canada and Germany.

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