Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) and SUMCO CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:SUOPY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Intel and SUMCO CORP/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Intel||$70.85 billion||3.52||$21.05 billion||$4.58||11.63|
|SUMCO CORP/ADR||$2.32 billion||1.50||$240.45 million||$1.64||14.51|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
63.7% of Intel shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Intel shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Intel and SUMCO CORP/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Intel pays an annual dividend of $1.26 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. SUMCO CORP/ADR pays an annual dividend of $1.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. Intel pays out 27.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. SUMCO CORP/ADR pays out 70.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Intel has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years.
Volatility and Risk
Intel has a beta of 0.79, meaning that its share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SUMCO CORP/ADR has a beta of 2.44, meaning that its share price is 144% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Intel and SUMCO CORP/ADR, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Intel currently has a consensus price target of $54.33, indicating a potential upside of 2.01%. Given Intel’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Intel is more favorable than SUMCO CORP/ADR.
Intel beats SUMCO CORP/ADR on 13 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.
Intel Company Profile
Intel Corporation offers computing, networking, data storage, and communication solutions worldwide. It operates through Client Computing Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group, Programmable Solutions Group, and All Other segments. The company offers microprocessors, and system-on-chip and multichip packaging products. It also provides NAND flash memory products primarily used in solid-state drives; and programmable semiconductors and related products for communications, data center, industrial, and military markets. In addition, the company develops computer vision and machine learning, data analysis, localization, and mapping for advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving. Its platforms are used in notebooks, systems, and desktops; cloud, enterprise, and communication infrastructure market segments; and retail, automotive, industrial, and various other embedded applications. It serves original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, industrial and communication equipment manufacturers, and cloud service providers. Intel Corporation has a collaboration with Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) to develop software defined infrastructure for network functions virtualization, distributed cloud, and 5G applications. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara, California.
SUMCO CORP/ADR Company Profile
Sumco Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells silicon wafers for the semiconductor industry in Japan, North America, Asia, and Europe. It provides monocrystalline ingots, as well as polished, annealed, epitaxial, junction isolated, silicon-on-insulator, and reclaimed polished wafers. The company was formerly known as Sumitomo Mitsubishi Silicon Corp. and changed its name to Sumco Corporation in August 2005. Sumco Corporation was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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