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$63.16
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$65.56
50-Day Range
$63.88
MA: $66.22
$68.26
52-Week Range
$31.04
Now: $63.37
$69.00
Volume186,395 shs
Average Volume218,415 shs
Market Capitalization$1.95 billion
P/E Ratio33.01
Dividend Yield2.16%
Beta1.14

Competitors

InterDigital (NASDAQ:IDCC) Vs. CSCO, QCOM, PANW, MSI, FFIV, and CIEN

Should you be buying IDCC stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "communications equipment" are considered alternatives and competitors to InterDigital, including Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Motorola Solutions (MSI), F5 Networks (FFIV), and Ciena (CIEN).

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) and InterDigital (NASDAQ:IDCC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Volatility and Risk

Cisco Systems has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, InterDigital has a beta of 1.14, suggesting that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Cisco Systems and InterDigital's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cisco Systems$49.30 billion3.84$11.21 billion$2.9215.37
InterDigital$318.92 million6.13$20.93 million$0.6696.02

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

Dividends

Cisco Systems pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. InterDigital pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Cisco Systems pays out 49.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. InterDigital pays out 212.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Cisco Systems has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years and InterDigital has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Cisco Systems is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

70.6% of Cisco Systems shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.7% of InterDigital shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Cisco Systems shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of InterDigital shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Cisco Systems and InterDigital's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cisco Systems21.76%32.64%12.94%
InterDigital16.17%5.25%2.65%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Cisco Systems and InterDigital, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cisco Systems0151002.40
InterDigital01402.80

Cisco Systems presently has a consensus target price of $48.5652, indicating a potential upside of 8.24%. InterDigital has a consensus target price of $101.00, indicating a potential upside of 59.38%. Given InterDigital's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe InterDigital is more favorable than Cisco Systems.

Summary

Cisco Systems beats InterDigital on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) and InterDigital (NASDAQ:IDCC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares QUALCOMM and InterDigital's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
QUALCOMM22.09%90.74%11.56%
InterDigital16.17%5.25%2.65%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

74.8% of QUALCOMM shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.7% of InterDigital shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of QUALCOMM shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of InterDigital shares are owned by 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.

Risk & Volatility

QUALCOMM has a beta of 1.34, suggesting that its share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, InterDigital has a beta of 1.14, suggesting that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

QUALCOMM pays an annual dividend of $2.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. InterDigital pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. QUALCOMM pays out 77.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. InterDigital pays out 212.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. QUALCOMM has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and InterDigital has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for QUALCOMM and InterDigital, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
QUALCOMM1101912.65
InterDigital01402.80

QUALCOMM presently has a consensus target price of $160.4231, indicating a potential upside of 17.79%. InterDigital has a consensus target price of $101.00, indicating a potential upside of 59.38%. Given InterDigital's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe InterDigital is more favorable than QUALCOMM.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares QUALCOMM and InterDigital's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
QUALCOMM$23.53 billion6.57$5.20 billion$3.3440.78
InterDigital$318.92 million6.13$20.93 million$0.6696.02

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

Summary

QUALCOMM beats InterDigital on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

InterDigital (NASDAQ:IDCC) and Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares InterDigital and Palo Alto Networks' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
InterDigital$318.92 million6.13$20.93 million$0.6696.02
Palo Alto Networks$3.41 billion10.22$-267,000,000.00($1.24)-288.96

InterDigital has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Palo Alto Networks. Palo Alto Networks is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than InterDigital, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for InterDigital and Palo Alto Networks, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
InterDigital01402.80
Palo Alto Networks122802.87

InterDigital presently has a consensus price target of $101.00, suggesting a potential upside of 59.38%. Palo Alto Networks has a consensus price target of $381.3030, suggesting a potential upside of 6.42%. Given InterDigital's higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe InterDigital is more favorable than Palo Alto Networks.

Volatility & Risk

InterDigital has a beta of 1.14, meaning that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Palo Alto Networks has a beta of 1.5, meaning that its share price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares InterDigital and Palo Alto Networks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
InterDigital16.17%5.25%2.65%
Palo Alto Networks-8.36%-8.66%-1.16%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.7% of InterDigital shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.8% of Palo Alto Networks shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of InterDigital shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of Palo Alto Networks shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) and InterDigital (NASDAQ:IDCC) 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.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

86.6% of Motorola Solutions shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.7% of InterDigital shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of Motorola Solutions shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of InterDigital shares 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.

Risk & Volatility

Motorola Solutions has a beta of 0.74, suggesting that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, InterDigital has a beta of 1.14, suggesting that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Motorola Solutions and InterDigital's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Motorola Solutions10.39%-158.99%11.97%
InterDigital16.17%5.25%2.65%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Motorola Solutions and InterDigital's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Motorola Solutions$7.89 billion3.76$868 million$7.4423.59
InterDigital$318.92 million6.13$20.93 million$0.6696.02

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Motorola Solutions and InterDigital, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Motorola Solutions021202.86
InterDigital01402.80

Motorola Solutions presently has a consensus price target of $154.0833, suggesting a potential downside of 12.19%. InterDigital has a consensus price target of $101.00, suggesting a potential upside of 59.38%. Given InterDigital's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe InterDigital is more favorable than Motorola Solutions.

Dividends

Motorola Solutions pays an annual dividend of $2.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. InterDigital pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Motorola Solutions pays out 38.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. InterDigital pays out 212.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Motorola Solutions has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and InterDigital has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Motorola Solutions beats InterDigital on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) and InterDigital (NASDAQ:IDCC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.7% of F5 Networks shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.7% of InterDigital shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of F5 Networks shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of InterDigital 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.

Volatility & Risk

F5 Networks has a beta of 1.13, suggesting that its share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, InterDigital has a beta of 1.14, suggesting that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares F5 Networks and InterDigital's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
F5 Networks13.08%19.72%9.33%
InterDigital16.17%5.25%2.65%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares F5 Networks and InterDigital's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
F5 Networks$2.35 billion4.98$307.44 million$6.6628.53
InterDigital$318.92 million6.13$20.93 million$0.6696.02

F5 Networks has higher revenue and earnings than InterDigital. F5 Networks is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than InterDigital, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for F5 Networks and InterDigital, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
F5 Networks041302.76
InterDigital01402.80

F5 Networks presently has a consensus price target of $192.00, suggesting a potential upside of 1.06%. InterDigital has a consensus price target of $101.00, suggesting a potential upside of 59.38%. Given InterDigital's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe InterDigital is more favorable than F5 Networks.

Summary

F5 Networks beats InterDigital on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ciena (NYSE:CIEN) and InterDigital (NASDAQ:IDCC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

84.0% of Ciena shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.7% of InterDigital shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Ciena shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of InterDigital 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.

Volatility & Risk

Ciena has a beta of 0.85, suggesting that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, InterDigital has a beta of 1.14, suggesting that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Ciena and InterDigital's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ciena10.23%17.41%10.25%
InterDigital16.17%5.25%2.65%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Ciena and InterDigital's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ciena$3.53 billion2.29$361.29 million$2.6519.69
InterDigital$318.92 million6.13$20.93 million$0.6696.02

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Ciena and InterDigital, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ciena051602.76
InterDigital01402.80

Ciena presently has a consensus price target of $58.0833, suggesting a potential upside of 11.33%. InterDigital has a consensus price target of $101.00, suggesting a potential upside of 59.38%. Given InterDigital's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe InterDigital is more favorable than Ciena.


InterDigital Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Cisco Systems logo
CSCO
Cisco Systems
2.4$44.87-1.4%$189.43 billion$49.30 billion18.24
QUALCOMM logo
QCOM
QUALCOMM
2.6$136.19-0.5%$154.71 billion$23.53 billion30.06
Palo Alto Networks logo
PANW
Palo Alto Networks
1.6$358.31-0.5%$34.84 billion$3.41 billion-115.58Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Motorola Solutions logo
MSI
Motorola Solutions
2.3$175.48-2.9%$29.66 billion$7.89 billion39.26
F5 Networks logo
FFIV
F5 Networks
1.7$189.98-0.0%$11.71 billion$2.35 billion37.84Insider Selling
Ciena logo
CIEN
Ciena
2.3$52.17-0.6%$8.09 billion$3.53 billion22.49Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Juniper Networks logo
JNPR
Juniper Networks
2.1$23.28-0.7%$7.64 billion$4.45 billion20.07Analyst Downgrade
Viasat logo
VSAT
Viasat
1.6$51.14-2.5%$3.50 billion$2.31 billion-2,557.00Gap Down
Calix logo
CALX
Calix
1.0$39.51-5.0%$2.47 billion$424.33 million282.21
EchoStar logo
SATS
EchoStar
1.4$22.70-1.5%$2.23 billion$1.89 billion-23.40Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Infinera logo
INFN
Infinera
1.2$9.83-4.1%$1.84 billion$1.30 billion-6.82Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
Plantronics logo
PLT
Plantronics
1.2$40.49-2.5%$1.67 billion$1.70 billion-1.96
Ribbon Communications logo
RBBN
Ribbon Communications
1.4$8.64-5.4%$1.26 billion$563.11 million-5.24Analyst Upgrade
High Trading Volume
Gap Up
NETGEAR logo
NTGR
NETGEAR
1.7$40.00-0.0%$1.22 billion$998.76 million45.46News Coverage
Extreme Networks logo
EXTR
Extreme Networks
1.5$9.17-0.9%$1.14 billion$948.02 million-11.18Analyst Report
ADTRAN logo
ADTN
ADTRAN
1.6$16.84-1.5%$807.58 million$530.06 million-49.53
Harmonic logo
HLIT
Harmonic
1.2$7.75-2.7%$757.06 million$402.87 million-19.86Insider Selling
Digi International logo
DGII
Digi International
1.3$23.36-1.2%$694.00 million$279.27 million80.55
Comtech Telecommunications logo
CMTL
Comtech Telecommunications
1.8$26.88-2.5%$672.30 million$616.72 million-7.98Upcoming Earnings
CalAmp logo
CAMP
CalAmp
1.5$11.17-2.1%$391.34 million$366.11 million-3.69
Aviat Networks logo
AVNW
Aviat Networks
1.1$61.33-1.7%$341.24 million$238.64 million55.75
KVH Industries logo
KVHI
KVH Industries
1.1$13.66-0.5%$250.02 million$157.89 million-17.51News Coverage
Bel Fuse logo
BELFB
Bel Fuse
1.1$17.75-3.9%$219.37 million$492.41 million73.96Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
PCTEL logo
PCTI
PCTEL
2.1$7.56-1.5%$141.52 million$90.62 million39.79Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Gap Up
AWRE
Aware
0.5$4.44-2.5%$95.43 million$12.20 million-7.05
TESSCO Technologies logo
TESS
TESSCO Technologies
1.2$7.01-0.7%$61.88 million$540.30 million-2.49Analyst Upgrade
This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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