Head-to-head analysis: EMCORE (NASDAQ: EMKR) and Navitas Semiconductor (NASDAQ: NVTS)

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EMCORE (NASDAQ:EMKR – Get Rating) and Navitas Semiconductor (NASDAQ:NVTS – Get Rating) are both small-cap IT and technology companies, but which is the best investment? We will compare the two companies based on their risk strength, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings and profitability.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of recent recommendations for EMCORE and Navitas Semiconductor, provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
EMCORE 0 1 0 0 2.00
Navitas Semiconductor 0 1 seven 0 2.88

EMCORE currently has a consensus price target of $4.50, suggesting a potential upside of 33.14%. Navitas Semiconductor has a consensus price target of $14.14, suggesting a potential upside of 197.74%. Given Navitas Semiconductor’s stronger consensus rating and higher likely upside, analysts clearly think Navitas Semiconductor is more favorable than EMCORE.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

73.6% of EMCORE shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 23.4% of Navitas Semiconductor’s shares are held by institutional investors. 1.9% of EMCORE shares are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, hedge funds, and large fund managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

EMCORE has a beta of 1.29, indicating that its stock price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Navitas Semiconductor has a beta of 2.79, indicating that its stock price is 179% more volatile. volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of EMCORE and Navitas Semiconductor.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
EMCORE 11.69% 10.86% 8.08%
Navitas Semiconductor N / A -105.07% -22.90%

Valuation and benefits

This chart compares revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of EMCORE and Navitas Semiconductor.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
EMCORE $158.44 million 0.80 $25.64 million $0.48 7.04
Navitas Semiconductor $23.74 million 24.75 -$152.68 million N / A N / A

EMCORE has higher revenue and profit than Navitas Semiconductor.

Summary

EMCORE beats Navitas Semiconductor on 7 out of 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About EMCORE

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EMCORE Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides advanced mixed-signal optical products in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe and worldwide. It operates in two segments, aerospace and defense, and broadband. The Company offers navigation systems and inertial sensing products, such as fiber optic gyroscopes which include gyroscopes, inertial measurement units (IMU) and inertial navigation systems (INS), as well as QMEMS gyroscopes, accelerometers, IMUs and INS products primarily for the aerospace and defense markets; and defense optoelectronics including the optiva platform’s fiber optic transport systems and erbium-doped fiber amplifiers, as well as microwave flange mount rugged optical transmitters, receivers and delay lines. It also provides cable television (CATV) lasers and transmitters which are used in round-trip broadband, sub-assembly components, analog fiber optic transmitters, quadrature amplitude modulation transmitters and CATV fiber amplifiers. In addition, the company offers high power gain chip products, photodiode products, and fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) and data center GPON chip products for telecommunications markets; and lasers, receivers, and photodetector components for wireless, distributed sensing, light sensing, and ranging applications. It serves the cable television, optical sensing, telecommunications, data center, and navigation and defense optoelectronics markets. The Company sells its products through a direct sales force, application engineers, third-party sales representatives and distributors. EMCORE Corporation was founded in 1984 and is based in Alhambra, California.

About Navitas Semiconductor

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Navitas Semiconductor LogoNavitas Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops and sells gallium nitride (GaN) power integrated circuits in China, the United States, Taiwan, Korea and internationally. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.



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