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A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
Morning sickness? Prenatal check-ups? What to know about new rights for pregnant workers
Tesla cuts US prices for 3 of its electric vehicle models after a difficult week
Moscow says 50 Ukrainian drones shot down as attacks spark fires at Russian power stations
A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
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Preformed Line Products (PLPC) Competitors

$124.66
+4.24 (+3.52%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

PLPC vs. AOSL, BLND, EVLV, CASS, ATEX, MITK, SMWB, MGIC, PERI, and KC

Should you be buying Preformed Line Products stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Preformed Line Products include Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (AOSL), Blend Labs (BLND), Evolv Technologies (EVLV), Cass Information Systems (CASS), Anterix (ATEX), Mitek Systems (MITK), Similarweb (SMWB), Magic Software Enterprises (MGIC), Perion Network (PERI), and Kingsoft Cloud (KC). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

Preformed Line Products vs.

Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) and Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (NASDAQ:AOSL) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, community ranking, earnings, valuation, media sentiment, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor has a consensus price target of $30.00, suggesting a potential upside of 53.45%. Given Alpha and Omega Semiconductor's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Alpha and Omega Semiconductor is more favorable than Preformed Line Products.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Preformed Line Products
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor
1 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

Preformed Line Products has a net margin of 9.46% compared to Alpha and Omega Semiconductor's net margin of -2.68%. Preformed Line Products' return on equity of 15.89% beat Alpha and Omega Semiconductor's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Preformed Line Products9.46% 15.89% 10.41%
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor -2.68%0.64%0.47%

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor received 86 more outperform votes than Preformed Line Products when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 66.87% of users gave Preformed Line Products an outperform vote while only 57.95% of users gave Alpha and Omega Semiconductor an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Preformed Line ProductsOutperform Votes
220
66.87%
Underperform Votes
109
33.13%
Alpha and Omega SemiconductorOutperform Votes
306
57.95%
Underperform Votes
222
42.05%

Preformed Line Products has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Alpha and Omega Semiconductor. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Preformed Line Products, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Preformed Line Products$669.68M0.92$63.33M$12.689.83
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor$691.32M0.80$12.36M-$0.63-31.03

41.2% of Preformed Line Products shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.0% of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor shares are held by institutional investors. 35.1% of Preformed Line Products shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 17.9% of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Preformed Line Products has a beta of 0.74, suggesting that its stock price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alpha and Omega Semiconductor has a beta of 2.39, suggesting that its stock price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Alpha and Omega Semiconductor had 3 more articles in the media than Preformed Line Products. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for Alpha and Omega Semiconductor and 3 mentions for Preformed Line Products. Preformed Line Products' average media sentiment score of 0.53 beat Alpha and Omega Semiconductor's score of -0.48 indicating that Preformed Line Products is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Preformed Line Products
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

Preformed Line Products beats Alpha and Omega Semiconductor on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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PLPC vs. The Competition

MetricPreformed Line ProductsWater, sewer, & utility lines IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$614.57M$1.91B$19.30B$7.31B
Dividend Yield0.66%0.61%2.79%3.99%
P/E Ratio9.8314.53228.5117.17
Price / Sales0.92108.43519.3984.35
Price / Cash7.1610.9527.9534.42
Price / Book1.472.796.354.15
Net Income$63.33M$97.72M$637.17M$214.00M
7 Day Performance0.71%-2.88%-3.52%-3.52%
1 Month Performance-2.23%-0.84%-5.38%-5.50%
1 Year Performance-2.38%36.90%11.63%3.52%

Preformed Line Products Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
AOSL
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor
1.9615 of 5 stars
$21.35
-0.5%
$31.00
+45.2%
-21.3%$603.78M$691.32M-33.892,468Analyst Report
News Coverage
BLND
Blend Labs
3.2824 of 5 stars
$2.38
-1.7%
$3.06
+28.7%
+189.1%$599.88M$156.85M-3.09881Short Interest ↓
EVLV
Evolv Technologies
2.9356 of 5 stars
$3.94
-1.0%
$7.25
+84.0%
+749.8%$599.59M$80.42M-5.40293Options Volume
CASS
Cass Information Systems
4.6482 of 5 stars
$45.33
+0.5%
$51.00
+12.5%
+10.7%$617.85M$197.51M20.791,316Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
ATEX
Anterix
2.9492 of 5 stars
$32.07
-0.6%
$58.00
+80.9%
+1.6%$593.94M$1.92M38.1882Positive News
MITK
Mitek Systems
2.2266 of 5 stars
$13.39
-9.7%
$19.00
+41.9%
+37.6%$626.52M$172.55M83.69573Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
SMWB
Similarweb
3.4679 of 5 stars
$7.45
-0.9%
$10.60
+42.3%
+41.4%$585.94M$218.02M-20.13899News Coverage
MGIC
Magic Software Enterprises
3.0556 of 5 stars
$11.66
-1.4%
$14.00
+20.1%
-10.8%$572.39M$535.05M15.554,161Positive News
PERI
Perion Network
4.1769 of 5 stars
$11.89
+1.3%
$25.80
+117.0%
-71.1%$570.60M$743.16M5.08440News Coverage
KC
Kingsoft Cloud
2.1214 of 5 stars
$2.59
flat
$4.55
+75.7%
-64.2%$657.06M$992.61M-2.019,517Gap Down

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