Analyzing Lantronix (LTRX) & Its Rivals

Lantronix (NASDAQ: LTRX) is one of 67 public companies in the “Communications & Networking” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Lantronix to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Lantronix and its competitors, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lantronix 0 0 1 0 3.00
Lantronix Competitors 371 2418 3960 159 2.57

Lantronix presently has a consensus price target of $4.00, suggesting a potential upside of 118.58%. As a group, “Communications & Networking” companies have a potential upside of 21.56%. Given Lantronix’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Lantronix is more favorable than its competitors.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Lantronix and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Lantronix $44.73 million $657,000.00 -36.60
Lantronix Competitors $2.41 billion $618.60 million 28.72

Lantronix’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Lantronix. Lantronix 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.

Risk & Volatility

Lantronix has a beta of -0.11, indicating that its stock price is 111% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lantronix’s competitors have a beta of 1.17, indicating that their average stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lantronix -1.83% 2.39% 1.64%
Lantronix Competitors -2.55% -6.39% -0.04%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

17.5% of Lantronix shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.2% of shares of all “Communications & Networking” companies are held by institutional investors. 52.4% of Lantronix shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.6% of shares of all “Communications & Networking” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Lantronix beats its competitors on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

About Lantronix

Lantronix, Inc. is a provider of secure data access and management solutions for Internet of things (IoT) and information technology (IT) assets. The Company organizes its products and solutions into three product lines, including IoT, IT Management and Other. Its IoT products consist of IoT Gateways and IoT Building Blocks. The Company’s IT Management product line includes console management, power management and keyboard video mouse (KVM), products that provide remote out-of-band management (OOBM) access to IT and networking infrastructure deployed in test labs, data centers and server rooms. Its Other product line includes non-focus products, such as the xPrintServer, xSenso and WiBox. Its connectivity solutions serves a range of industries, including data center, medical, security, environmental and government. The Company conducts its business in approximately three geographic regions, including the Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific Japan (APJ).

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