Reviewing Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMICY) and Its Rivals

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (OTCMKTS: SMICY) is one of 127 public companies in the “Semiconductors & related devices” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Semiconductor Manufacturing International to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Semiconductor Manufacturing International and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Semiconductor Manufacturing International 0 0 0 0 N/A
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Competitors 2395 7710 13069 788 2.51



As a group, “Semiconductors & related devices” companies have a potential upside of 5.86%. Given Semiconductor Manufacturing International’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Semiconductor Manufacturing International has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Semiconductor Manufacturing International and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Semiconductor Manufacturing International 1.84% 0.64% 0.39%
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Competitors -92.94% -53.19% -3.44%

Volatility & Risk

Semiconductor Manufacturing International has a beta of 0.58, meaning that its share price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Semiconductor Manufacturing International’s competitors have a beta of 1.37, meaning that their average share price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of Semiconductor Manufacturing International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.0% of shares of all “Semiconductors & related devices” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.9% of shares of all “Semiconductors & related devices” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Semiconductor Manufacturing International and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Semiconductor Manufacturing International $3.36 billion $134.05 million 44.60
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Competitors $3.37 billion $776.47 million 22.93

Semiconductor Manufacturing International’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Semiconductor Manufacturing International. Semiconductor Manufacturing International is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Semiconductor Manufacturing International competitors beat Semiconductor Manufacturing International on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Company Profile

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, an investment holding company, engages in the computer-aided design, manufacture, testing, packaging, and trading of integrated circuits (IC) and other semiconductor services. It is also involved in wafer manufacturing, wafer probing and bumping, technology development, design service, mask manufacturing, assembly and final testing of integrated circuits; and sales of self-manufactured products. In addition, the company designs and manufactures semiconductor masks; and offers marketing related services. It operates in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company serves integrated device manufacturers, fabless semiconductor companies, and system companies. Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.

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