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S&P 500   5,096.27
DOW   38,996.39
QQQ   439.00
Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
Hunting for Domestic Vanadium - The U.S. Govt. Did WHAT? (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
Average long-term US mortgage rises to 6.94% after marking fourth-straight weekly increase
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Stock market today: Wall Street quiet after breaking more records; another bank reports trouble
Americans Now Favor Gold Over Stocks as an Investment Vehicle (Ad)
It's Leap Day, and You're Probably Working — Here's How 'February 29' Affects Your Paycheck
China's manufacturing activity contracts for 5th straight month despite policy support
S&P 500   5,096.27
DOW   38,996.39
QQQ   439.00
Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
Hunting for Domestic Vanadium - The U.S. Govt. Did WHAT? (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
Average long-term US mortgage rises to 6.94% after marking fourth-straight weekly increase
Hunting for Domestic Vanadium - The U.S. Govt. Did WHAT? (Ad)
Grads From This Midwestern School Are More Likely to Start a Billion Dollar Company Than Founders Who Went To Stanford, Harvard, or MIT: Study
Stock market today: Wall Street quiet after breaking more records; another bank reports trouble
Americans Now Favor Gold Over Stocks as an Investment Vehicle (Ad)
It's Leap Day, and You're Probably Working — Here's How 'February 29' Affects Your Paycheck
China's manufacturing activity contracts for 5th straight month despite policy support
S&P 500   5,096.27
DOW   38,996.39
QQQ   439.00
Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
Hunting for Domestic Vanadium - The U.S. Govt. Did WHAT? (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
Average long-term US mortgage rises to 6.94% after marking fourth-straight weekly increase
Hunting for Domestic Vanadium - The U.S. Govt. Did WHAT? (Ad)
Grads From This Midwestern School Are More Likely to Start a Billion Dollar Company Than Founders Who Went To Stanford, Harvard, or MIT: Study
Stock market today: Wall Street quiet after breaking more records; another bank reports trouble
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Key Tronic (KTCC) Competitors

$4.66
-0.04 (-0.85%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)

KTCC vs. TACT, LINK, SGMA, ELTK, SQNS, EBON, STIX, VIOT, STCN, and IZM

Should you be buying Key Tronic stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Key Tronic include TransAct Technologies (TACT), Interlink Electronics (LINK), SigmaTron International (SGMA), Eltek (ELTK), Sequans Communications (SQNS), Ebang International (EBON), Semantix (STIX), Viomi Technology (VIOT), Steel Connect (STCN), and ICZOOM Group (IZM). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

Key Tronic vs.

Key Tronic (NASDAQ:KTCC) and TransAct Technologies (NASDAQ:TACT) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their community ranking, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and media sentiment.

TransAct Technologies has a net margin of 6.56% compared to Key Tronic's net margin of 0.72%. TransAct Technologies' return on equity of 17.42% beat Key Tronic's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Key Tronic0.72% 3.41% 1.10%
TransAct Technologies 6.56%17.42%11.94%

In the previous week, Key Tronic and Key Tronic both had 6 articles in the media. TransAct Technologies' average media sentiment score of 0.64 beat Key Tronic's score of 0.34 indicating that TransAct Technologies is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Key Tronic
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
TransAct Technologies
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Key Tronic
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
TransAct Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Key Tronic has a beta of 1.41, indicating that its stock price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TransAct Technologies has a beta of 1.95, indicating that its stock price is 95% more volatile than the S&P 500.

TransAct Technologies received 48 more outperform votes than Key Tronic when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 62.07% of users gave TransAct Technologies an outperform vote while only 57.97% of users gave Key Tronic an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Key TronicOutperform Votes
240
57.97%
Underperform Votes
174
42.03%
TransAct TechnologiesOutperform Votes
288
62.07%
Underperform Votes
176
37.93%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Key Tronic$588.14M0.09$5.16M$0.4111.37
TransAct Technologies$58.14M1.16-$5.94M$0.5113.33

61.1% of TransAct Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 6.6% of Key Tronic shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.9% of TransAct Technologies shares are held by company 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.

Summary

TransAct Technologies beats Key Tronic on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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KTCC vs. The Competition

MetricKey TronicPrinted circuit boards IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$50.58M$3.30B$19.17B$7.49B
Dividend YieldN/A1.12%2.74%3.87%
P/E Ratio11.3714.43221.8513.86
Price / Sales0.091.61547.4274.73
Price / Cash4.298.6928.2154.95
Price / Book0.381.986.684.66
Net Income$5.16M$148.72M$625.22M$211.48M
7 Day Performance-1.27%1.54%1.36%2.56%
1 Month Performance8.37%4.49%3.69%5.39%
1 Year Performance-30.34%41.77%17.65%8.65%

Key Tronic Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
TACT
TransAct Technologies
2.0602 of 5 stars
$6.98
-1.3%
N/A-2.7%$69.52M$58.14M13.69128Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
LINK
Interlink Electronics
3.3766 of 5 stars
$12.12
-6.3%
$20.00
+65.0%
+25.7%$78.56M$12.01M134.6798Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
SGMA
SigmaTron International
0 of 5 stars
$3.56
-0.6%
N/A-10.5%$21.68M$414.44M-0.962,950
ELTK
Eltek
3.3243 of 5 stars
$13.62
-2.3%
N/A+228.2%$82.66M$44.85M13.76294Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
SQNS
Sequans Communications
3.0431 of 5 stars
$0.82
-3.5%
$3.01
+266.0%
-72.9%$50.08M$60.55M-1.58285Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
EBON
Ebang International
0 of 5 stars
$10.32
-1.2%
N/A+51.6%$51.50M$11.35M0.00297Short Interest ↑
STIX
Semantix
3.0872 of 5 stars
$0.66
+1.5%
$4.00
+509.6%
-80.5%$51.91M$50.76M-0.81N/ANews Coverage
Gap Down
High Trading Volume
VIOT
Viomi Technology
0 of 5 stars
$0.70
flat
N/A-38.8%$48.40M$2.90B-1.23916Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
STCN
Steel Connect
1.402 of 5 stars
$8.36
+3.0%
N/A+25,938.2%$52.42M$189.09M13.341,000Short Interest ↑
Gap Down
IZM
ICZOOM Group
0 of 5 stars
$8.07
+0.7%
N/AN/A$52.46M$214.40M0.00109Short Interest ↑

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This page (NASDAQ:KTCC) was last updated on 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff