NASDAQ:AXTI

AXT Competitors

$11.20
-1.21 (-9.75 %)
(As of 04/12/2021 02:20 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$11.16
Now: $11.20
$12.24
50-Day Range
$10.68
MA: $12.62
$15.37
52-Week Range
$3.41
Now: $11.20
$15.84
Volume13,815 shs
Average Volume533,434 shs
Market Capitalization$471.37 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.29

Competitors

AXT (NASDAQ:AXTI) Vs. AMAT, LRCX, KLAC, ENTG, MKSI, and BRKS

Should you be buying AXTI stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "semiconductor equipment" are considered alternatives and competitors to AXT, including Applied Materials (AMAT), Lam Research (LRCX), KLA (KLAC), Entegris (ENTG), MKS Instruments (MKSI), and Brooks Automation (BRKS).

AXT (NASDAQ:AXTI) and Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares AXT and Applied Materials' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AXT$83.26 million5.66$-2,600,000.00($0.07)-160.00
Applied Materials$17.20 billion7.20$3.62 billion$4.1732.39

Applied Materials has higher revenue and earnings than AXT. AXT is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Applied Materials, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for AXT and Applied Materials, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AXT01302.75
Applied Materials041902.83

AXT presently has a consensus target price of $16.00, suggesting a potential upside of 41.84%. Applied Materials has a consensus target price of $143.3750, suggesting a potential upside of 6.02%. Given AXT's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe AXT is more favorable than Applied Materials.

Volatility & Risk

AXT has a beta of 2.29, suggesting that its share price is 129% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Applied Materials has a beta of 1.48, suggesting that its share price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares AXT and Applied Materials' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AXT-1.01%-0.46%-0.39%
Applied Materials21.04%40.65%18.07%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

61.8% of AXT shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.8% of Applied Materials shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.1% of AXT shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Applied Materials shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Applied Materials beats AXT on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX) and AXT (NASDAQ:AXTI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Lam Research and AXT's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Lam Research23.60%55.82%20.06%
AXT-1.01%-0.46%-0.39%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Lam Research and AXT, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Lam Research041902.83
AXT01302.75

Lam Research presently has a consensus price target of $518.1304, suggesting a potential downside of 20.24%. AXT has a consensus price target of $16.00, suggesting a potential upside of 41.84%. Given AXT's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe AXT is more favorable than Lam Research.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.0% of Lam Research shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.8% of AXT shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Lam Research shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.1% of AXT shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Lam Research has a beta of 1.33, suggesting that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AXT has a beta of 2.29, suggesting that its stock price is 129% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Lam Research and AXT's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lam Research$10.04 billion9.22$2.25 billion$15.9540.65
AXT$83.26 million5.66$-2,600,000.00($0.07)-160.00

Lam Research has higher revenue and earnings than AXT. AXT is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lam Research, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Lam Research beats AXT on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

KLA (NASDAQ:KLAC) and AXT (NASDAQ:AXTI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.

Risk and Volatility

KLA has a beta of 1.26, meaning that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AXT has a beta of 2.29, meaning that its stock price is 129% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares KLA and AXT's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
KLA$5.81 billion9.13$1.22 billion$10.3533.25
AXT$83.26 million5.66$-2,600,000.00($0.07)-160.00

KLA has higher revenue and earnings than AXT. AXT is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than KLA, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares KLA and AXT's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
KLA21.76%65.49%18.66%
AXT-1.01%-0.46%-0.39%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

88.7% of KLA shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.8% of AXT shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of KLA shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 8.1% of AXT shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for KLA and AXT, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
KLA08802.50
AXT01302.75

KLA presently has a consensus target price of $282.9333, suggesting a potential downside of 18.03%. AXT has a consensus target price of $16.00, suggesting a potential upside of 41.84%. Given AXT's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe AXT is more favorable than KLA.

Summary

KLA beats AXT on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

AXT (NASDAQ:AXTI) and Entegris (NASDAQ:ENTG) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for AXT and Entegris, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AXT01302.75
Entegris02502.71

AXT presently has a consensus price target of $16.00, indicating a potential upside of 41.84%. Entegris has a consensus price target of $100.7778, indicating a potential downside of 15.84%. Given AXT's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe AXT is more favorable than Entegris.

Risk and Volatility

AXT has a beta of 2.29, indicating that its share price is 129% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Entegris has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

61.8% of AXT shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.4% of Entegris shares are held by institutional investors. 8.1% of AXT shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Entegris shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares AXT and Entegris' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AXT-1.01%-0.46%-0.39%
Entegris15.03%26.54%12.06%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares AXT and Entegris' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AXT$83.26 million5.66$-2,600,000.00($0.07)-160.00
Entegris$1.59 billion10.17$254.86 million$1.9361.99

Entegris has higher revenue and earnings than AXT. AXT is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Entegris, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Entegris beats AXT on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) and AXT (NASDAQ:AXTI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability and risk.

Risk & Volatility

MKS Instruments has a beta of 1.6, indicating that its stock price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AXT has a beta of 2.29, indicating that its stock price is 129% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for MKS Instruments and AXT, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MKS Instruments02802.80
AXT01302.75

MKS Instruments presently has a consensus target price of $180.00, suggesting a potential downside of 4.43%. AXT has a consensus target price of $16.00, suggesting a potential upside of 41.84%. Given AXT's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe AXT is more favorable than MKS Instruments.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares MKS Instruments and AXT's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MKS Instruments$1.90 billion5.47$140.39 million$4.5241.63
AXT$83.26 million5.66$-2,600,000.00($0.07)-160.00

MKS Instruments has higher revenue and earnings than AXT. AXT is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MKS Instruments, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares MKS Instruments and AXT's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MKS Instruments12.78%16.49%9.74%
AXT-1.01%-0.46%-0.39%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

94.0% of MKS Instruments shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.8% of AXT shares are held by institutional investors. 1.1% of MKS Instruments shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 8.1% of AXT shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

MKS Instruments beats AXT on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) and AXT (NASDAQ:AXTI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

95.3% of Brooks Automation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.8% of AXT shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of Brooks Automation shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.1% of AXT shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Brooks Automation and AXT, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brooks Automation02502.71
AXT01302.75

Brooks Automation currently has a consensus price target of $81.8750, indicating a potential downside of 13.52%. AXT has a consensus price target of $16.00, indicating a potential upside of 41.84%. Given AXT's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe AXT is more favorable than Brooks Automation.

Volatility & Risk

Brooks Automation has a beta of 1.97, suggesting that its stock price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AXT has a beta of 2.29, suggesting that its stock price is 129% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Brooks Automation and AXT's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brooks Automation7.23%7.95%6.13%
AXT-1.01%-0.46%-0.39%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Brooks Automation and AXT's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brooks Automation$897.27 million7.82$64.85 million$1.2675.07
AXT$83.26 million5.66$-2,600,000.00($0.07)-160.00

Brooks Automation has higher revenue and earnings than AXT. AXT is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Brooks Automation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Brooks Automation beats AXT on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


AXT Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Applied Materials logo
AMAT
Applied Materials
2.1$135.06-2.9%$127.47 billion$17.20 billion34.45Insider Selling
Lam Research logo
LRCX
Lam Research
2.2$648.33-2.1%$94.61 billion$10.04 billion36.77
KLA logo
KLAC
KLA
2.2$344.17-2.5%$54.37 billion$5.81 billion41.87
Entegris logo
ENTG
Entegris
1.8$119.65-1.5%$16.43 billion$1.59 billion61.36Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
MKS Instruments logo
MKSI
MKS Instruments
2.1$188.18-1.7%$10.57 billion$1.90 billion37.56
Brooks Automation logo
BRKS
Brooks Automation
1.9$94.59-1.2%$7.10 billion$897.27 million107.49
Amkor Technology logo
AMKR
Amkor Technology
1.9$24.75-1.2%$6.10 billion$4.05 billion19.34
CMC Materials logo
CCMP
CMC Materials
1.6$187.21-3.1%$5.63 billion$1.12 billion38.76
Advanced Energy Industries logo
AEIS
Advanced Energy Industries
1.8$119.61-1.0%$4.55 billion$788.95 million44.30
FormFactor logo
FORM
FormFactor
1.7$50.09-1.5%$3.95 billion$589.46 million50.60
Onto Innovation logo
ONTO
Onto Innovation
1.5$71.23-0.8%$3.46 billion$305.90 million-374.89News Coverage
Cohu logo
COHU
Cohu
1.5$48.94-1.8%$2.40 billion$583.33 million-44.09
Xperi logo
XPER
Xperi
1.6$21.86-2.2%$2.35 billion$280.07 million-37.69
Ultra Clean logo
UCTT
Ultra Clean
1.5$55.00-0.1%$2.24 billion$1.07 billion50.93Analyst Report
Axcelis Technologies logo
ACLS
Axcelis Technologies
1.7$43.03-3.0%$1.50 billion$342.96 million32.35
Veeco Instruments logo
VECO
Veeco Instruments
1.4$20.97-1.5%$1.06 billion$419.35 million-24.38
Photronics logo
PLAB
Photronics
1.6$12.87-1.3%$826.54 million$609.69 million24.28News Coverage
PDF Solutions logo
PDFS
PDF Solutions
1.6$18.36-2.0%$695.73 million$85.58 million-73.44
Rubicon Technology logo
RBCN
Rubicon Technology
0.5$10.73-4.2%$25.98 million$3.53 million-44.71
This page was last updated on 4/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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