Head-To-Head Analysis: MoSys (MOSY) and Integrated Device Technology (IDTI)

MoSys (NASDAQ: MOSY) and Integrated Device Technology (NASDAQ:IDTI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares MoSys and Integrated Device Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
MoSys -383.73% -131.45% -59.69%
Integrated Device Technology 13.32% 19.65% 11.79%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

15.1% of MoSys shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.2% of Integrated Device Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of MoSys shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Integrated Device Technology shares are owned 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.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares MoSys and Integrated Device Technology’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
MoSys $6.02 million 1.53 -$32.04 million ($3.66) -0.31
Integrated Device Technology $728.24 million 5.39 $110.48 million $0.73 40.49

Integrated Device Technology has higher revenue and earnings than MoSys. MoSys is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Integrated Device Technology, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

MoSys has a beta of 0.64, suggesting that its stock price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Integrated Device Technology has a beta of 1.96, suggesting that its stock price is 96% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for MoSys and Integrated Device Technology, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
MoSys 0 0 1 0 3.00
Integrated Device Technology 2 1 10 0 2.62

Integrated Device Technology has a consensus target price of $32.50, suggesting a potential upside of 9.95%. Given Integrated Device Technology’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Integrated Device Technology is more favorable than MoSys.

Summary

Integrated Device Technology beats MoSys on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About MoSys

MoSys, Inc. (MoSys), together with its subsidiaries, is a fabless semiconductor company focused on the development and sale of integrated circuits (ICs) for the high-speed networking, communications, storage and computing markets. The Company has developed approximately two IC product lines under the Bandwidth Engine and LineSpeed product names. Bandwidth Engine ICs integrate its 1T-SRAM high-density embedded memory with its integrated macro function technology and a serial interface protocol resulting in a monolithic memory IC solution optimized for transaction performance. The LineSpeed IC product line consists of non-memory, high-speed serialization-deserialization (SerDes), input/output (I/O) physical layer (PHY) devices with clock data recovery, gearbox and retimer functionality, which convert lanes of data received on line cards or by optical modules into various configurations and/or ensure signal integrity.

About Integrated Device Technology

Integrated Device Technology, Inc. develops system-level solutions that optimize its customers’ applications. The Company operates through two segments: the Communications, and the Computing, Consumer and Industrial. It offers products in radio frequency (RF), timing, wireless power transfer, serial switching, interfaces and sensing solutions. It offers a range of mixed-signal solutions for the communications, computing, consumer, automotive and industrial segments. These products are used for development in areas, such as fourth generation (4G) infrastructure, network communications, cloud datacenters and power management for computing and mobile devices. It offers solutions in designing communications, computing, consumer, automotive and industrial applications. It markets its products to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) through a range of channels, including direct sales, distributors and electronic manufacturing suppliers (EMSs).

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