Head to Head Survey: QuickLogic Corporation (QUIK) & The Competition

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

Volatility and Risk

QuickLogic Corporation has a beta of -0.13, meaning that its stock price is 113% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, QuickLogic Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 1.00, meaning that their average stock price is 0% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for QuickLogic Corporation and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
QuickLogic Corporation 0 0 3 0 3.00
QuickLogic Corporation Competitors 931 4793 8780 364 2.58

QuickLogic Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $2.25, suggesting a potential upside of 40.63%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 8.39%. Given QuickLogic Corporation’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe QuickLogic Corporation is more favorable than its competitors.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
QuickLogic Corporation $11.42 million -$19.14 million -8.42
QuickLogic Corporation Competitors $4.28 billion $522.04 million 35.20

QuickLogic Corporation’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than QuickLogic Corporation. QuickLogic Corporation 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.

Profitability

This table compares QuickLogic Corporation and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
QuickLogic Corporation -120.37% -76.28% -49.70%
QuickLogic Corporation Competitors -44.35% 1.53% 1.49%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

19.5% of QuickLogic Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.5% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by institutional investors. 5.9% of QuickLogic Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.8% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

QuickLogic Corporation competitors beat QuickLogic Corporation on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

About QuickLogic Corporation

QuickLogic Corporation develops and markets semiconductor and software algorithm solutions. The Company’s solutions primarily target smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, and the Internet-of-Things (IoT). The Company is a fabless semiconductor provider of flexible sensor processing solutions, ultra-low power display bridges, and ultra-low power Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs). The Company’s solutions integrate multi-core processing, programmable logic, sensor fusion and context aware algorithms, and embedded software. The Company’s solutions are created from its new silicon platforms, including EOS, ArcticLink III, PolarPro 3, PolarPro II, PolarPro, and Eclipse II products, its mature products, which are produced on semiconductor processes over 180 nanometers, primarily include its pASIC 3 and QuickRAM, as well as royalty revenue, programming hardware and design software. Its sensor algorithm software includes SenseMe software library.

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