Integrated Device Technology (NASDAQ: IDTI) and Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This table compares Integrated Device Technology and Maxim Integrated Products’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Integrated Device Technology||-0.33%||20.26%||11.52%|
|Maxim Integrated Products||16.08%||32.59%||15.75%|
Integrated Device Technology has a beta of 1.87, indicating that its stock price is 87% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Maxim Integrated Products has a beta of 1.14, indicating that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Integrated Device Technology and Maxim Integrated Products, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Integrated Device Technology||1||2||11||0||2.71|
|Maxim Integrated Products||0||13||7||0||2.35|
Integrated Device Technology currently has a consensus price target of $33.69, suggesting a potential upside of 5.06%. Maxim Integrated Products has a consensus price target of $55.05, suggesting a potential downside of 11.48%. Given Integrated Device Technology’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Integrated Device Technology is more favorable than Maxim Integrated Products.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
97.2% of Integrated Device Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.2% of Integrated Device Technology shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Maxim Integrated Products shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Maxim Integrated Products pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Integrated Device Technology does not pay a dividend. Maxim Integrated Products pays out 75.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Maxim Integrated Products has increased its dividend for 8 consecutive years.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Integrated Device Technology and Maxim Integrated Products’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Integrated Device Technology||$728.24 million||5.83||$110.48 million||$0.73||43.93|
|Maxim Integrated Products||$2.30 billion||5.91||$571.61 million||$2.22||28.01|
Maxim Integrated Products has higher revenue and earnings than Integrated Device Technology. Maxim Integrated Products 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.
Maxim Integrated Products beats Integrated Device Technology on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.
Integrated Device Technology Company Profile
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).
Maxim Integrated Products Company Profile
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. is engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing a range of linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits, referred to as analog circuits. The Company also provides a range of high-frequency process technologies and capabilities for use in custom designs. The Company caters to automotive, communications and data center, computing, consumer and industrial markets. It offers a range of products, such as switching regulators, battery management, isolated power, charge pumps, linear regulators, light emitting diode (LED) drivers, motor driver integrated circuits (ICs), monitors and sequencers, transceivers, controllers and expanders, level translators, signal line protection ICs, broadband switches, powerline communications, real-time clocks, embedded security, microcontrollers, 1-Wire, iButton, data loggers, clock generation and distribution, memory products, optical, signal integrity, high-speed signaling, and display power and control.
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