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Himax Technologies (HIMX) Competitors

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HIMX vs. SGH, ICHR, LASR, PLAB, CEVA, POWI, TSEM, SLAB, IPGP, and SYNA

Should you be buying Himax Technologies stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Himax Technologies include SMART Global (SGH), Ichor (ICHR), nLIGHT (LASR), Photronics (PLAB), CEVA (CEVA), Power Integrations (POWI), Tower Semiconductor (TSEM), Silicon Laboratories (SLAB), IPG Photonics (IPGP), and Synaptics (SYNA). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

Himax Technologies vs.

Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) and SMART Global (NASDAQ:SGH) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, community ranking, media sentiment, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Himax Technologies currently has a consensus target price of $8.00, indicating a potential upside of 24.03%. SMART Global has a consensus target price of $30.70, indicating a potential upside of 47.81%. Given SMART Global's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe SMART Global is more favorable than Himax Technologies.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Himax Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
SMART Global
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Himax Technologies has a beta of 2.02, meaning that its share price is 102% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SMART Global has a beta of 1.8, meaning that its share price is 80% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, SMART Global had 2 more articles in the media than Himax Technologies. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for SMART Global and 5 mentions for Himax Technologies. SMART Global's average media sentiment score of 1.25 beat Himax Technologies' score of 0.97 indicating that SMART Global is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Himax Technologies
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
SMART Global
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Himax Technologies has higher earnings, but lower revenue than SMART Global. SMART Global is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Himax Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Himax Technologies$945.43M1.19$50.62M$0.2723.89
SMART Global$1.44B0.75-$187.53M-$3.68-5.64

69.8% of Himax Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 31.5% of Himax Technologies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of SMART Global shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Himax Technologies received 173 more outperform votes than SMART Global when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 65.31% of users gave Himax Technologies an outperform vote while only 63.67% of users gave SMART Global an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Himax TechnologiesOutperform Votes
576
65.31%
Underperform Votes
306
34.69%
SMART GlobalOutperform Votes
403
63.67%
Underperform Votes
230
36.33%

Himax Technologies has a net margin of 5.30% compared to SMART Global's net margin of -15.79%. SMART Global's return on equity of 11.82% beat Himax Technologies' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Himax Technologies5.30% 5.66% 2.95%
SMART Global -15.79%11.82%2.61%

Summary

Himax Technologies beats SMART Global on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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HIMX vs. The Competition

MetricHimax TechnologiesSemiconductors & related devices IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$1.13B$51.80B$21.36B$8.05B
Dividend Yield7.29%2.02%2.75%3.97%
P/E Ratio23.8928.09260.4718.36
Price / Sales1.1912.63531.3774.40
Price / Cash14.9025.4229.3831.30
Price / Book1.286.476.474.59
Net Income$50.62M$920.23M$623.85M$213.77M
7 Day Performance-3.01%-1.12%-0.71%-1.24%
1 Month Performance26.97%2.98%2.21%2.08%
1 Year Performance-4.44%18.74%26.95%6.96%

Himax Technologies Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SGH
SMART Global
3.3031 of 5 stars
$20.54
+1.8%
$30.70
+49.5%
-10.1%$1.07B$1.44B-5.583,000Positive News
ICHR
Ichor
2.5406 of 5 stars
$38.74
+0.9%
$46.60
+20.3%
+18.4%$1.30B$811.12M-21.892,245Positive News
LASR
nLIGHT
2.2682 of 5 stars
$13.18
+1.1%
$16.00
+21.4%
-9.4%$626.84M$209.92M-12.92900Positive News
PLAB
Photronics
0.8648 of 5 stars
$26.38
+2.5%
$21.00
-20.4%
+25.9%$1.67B$892.08M12.211,885Gap Up
CEVA
CEVA
2.4646 of 5 stars
$19.67
+2.0%
$27.00
+37.3%
-18.5%$463.82M$97.42M-37.11424News Coverage
POWI
Power Integrations
4.5227 of 5 stars
$77.19
+1.3%
$87.40
+13.2%
-16.2%$4.38B$444.54M83.90819Dividend Announcement
Insider Selling
TSEM
Tower Semiconductor
2.5378 of 5 stars
$37.66
+2.3%
$46.33
+23.0%
-4.5%$4.12B$1.42B8.545,215Positive News
SLAB
Silicon Laboratories
0.9394 of 5 stars
$127.80
+2.9%
$135.00
+5.6%
-18.3%$4.08B$782.26M-38.611,846Gap Down
IPGP
IPG Photonics
4.6698 of 5 stars
$85.63
-0.5%
$110.40
+28.9%
-27.1%$3.90B$1.29B22.076,180Short Interest ↑
SYNA
Synaptics
1.833 of 5 stars
$90.58
+2.2%
$117.67
+29.9%
+6.4%$3.58B$1.36B-33.421,891Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:HIMX) was last updated on 5/30/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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