QuickLogic (QUIK) and Its Peers Head-To-Head Contrast

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

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares QuickLogic and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
QuickLogic $11.42 million -$19.14 million -8.32
QuickLogic Competitors $4.31 billion $520.00 million 41.73

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

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
QuickLogic -120.37% -76.28% -49.70%
QuickLogic Competitors -44.58% 1.33% 1.33%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

19.0% of QuickLogic shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.2% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by institutional investors. 5.9% of QuickLogic shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 6.2% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

QuickLogic has a beta of -0.16, meaning that its stock price is 116% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, QuickLogic’s rivals have a beta of 1.02, meaning that their average stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for QuickLogic and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
QuickLogic 0 0 3 0 3.00
QuickLogic Competitors 936 4826 8842 369 2.58

QuickLogic currently has a consensus price target of $2.25, suggesting a potential upside of 42.41%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 13.60%. Given QuickLogic’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe QuickLogic is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

QuickLogic rivals beat QuickLogic on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

About QuickLogic

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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