NASDAQ:PLXS

Plexus Competitors

$90.63
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$90.48
Now: $90.63
$91.27
50-Day Range
$82.04
MA: $89.62
$95.25
52-Week Range
$52.81
Now: $90.63
$96.27
Volume266 shs
Average Volume144,327 shs
Market Capitalization$2.61 billion
P/E Ratio23.12
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.18

Competitors

Plexus (NASDAQ:PLXS) Vs. TRMB, IPGP, JBL, MRCY, FN, and SANM

Should you be buying PLXS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "electronic manufacturing services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Plexus, including Trimble (TRMB), IPG Photonics (IPGP), Jabil (JBL), Mercury Systems (MRCY), Fabrinet (FN), and Sanmina (SANM).

Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) and Plexus (NASDAQ:PLXS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Trimble and Plexus' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Trimble$3.26 billion6.33$514.30 million$1.7646.69
Plexus$3.39 billion0.77$117.48 million$4.0822.21

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

Volatility and Risk

Trimble has a beta of 1.5, suggesting that its share price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Plexus has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Trimble and Plexus, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Trimble02602.75
Plexus03202.40

Trimble presently has a consensus target price of $56.75, suggesting a potential downside of 31.22%. Plexus has a consensus target price of $86.40, suggesting a potential downside of 4.76%. Given Plexus' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Plexus is more favorable than Trimble.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

89.4% of Trimble shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.2% of Plexus shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Trimble shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.4% of Plexus shares are held 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.

Profitability

This table compares Trimble and Plexus' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Trimble15.56%14.84%7.13%
Plexus3.47%13.10%5.55%

Summary

Trimble beats Plexus on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

IPG Photonics (NASDAQ:IPGP) and Plexus (NASDAQ:PLXS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares IPG Photonics and Plexus' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
IPG Photonics$1.31 billion9.08$180.23 million$4.3651.13
Plexus$3.39 billion0.77$117.48 million$4.0822.21

IPG Photonics has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Plexus. Plexus is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than IPG Photonics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

IPG Photonics has a beta of 1.48, suggesting that its share price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Plexus has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for IPG Photonics and Plexus, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
IPG Photonics04502.56
Plexus03202.40

IPG Photonics presently has a consensus target price of $230.9444, suggesting a potential upside of 2.80%. Plexus has a consensus target price of $86.40, suggesting a potential downside of 4.76%. Given IPG Photonics' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe IPG Photonics is more favorable than Plexus.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

63.4% of IPG Photonics shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.2% of Plexus shares are held by institutional investors. 34.0% of IPG Photonics shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.4% of Plexus shares are held 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.

Profitability

This table compares IPG Photonics and Plexus' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
IPG Photonics9.04%7.76%6.85%
Plexus3.47%13.10%5.55%

Summary

IPG Photonics beats Plexus on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Jabil (NYSE:JBL) and Plexus (NASDAQ:PLXS) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Jabil and Plexus, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Jabil03402.57
Plexus03202.40

Jabil presently has a consensus target price of $53.3333, suggesting a potential downside of 1.94%. Plexus has a consensus target price of $86.40, suggesting a potential downside of 4.76%. Given Jabil's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Jabil is more favorable than Plexus.

Profitability

This table compares Jabil and Plexus' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Jabil0.78%14.01%1.80%
Plexus3.47%13.10%5.55%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

87.8% of Jabil shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.2% of Plexus shares are held by institutional investors. 2.8% of Jabil shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.4% of Plexus shares are held 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.

Volatility and Risk

Jabil has a beta of 1.32, suggesting that its share price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Plexus has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Jabil and Plexus' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Jabil$27.27 billion0.30$53.91 million$0.35155.51
Plexus$3.39 billion0.77$117.48 million$4.0822.21

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

Summary

Jabil beats Plexus on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Plexus (NASDAQ:PLXS) and Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Plexus and Mercury Systems, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Plexus03202.40
Mercury Systems01602.86

Plexus currently has a consensus price target of $86.40, suggesting a potential downside of 4.76%. Mercury Systems has a consensus price target of $94.1111, suggesting a potential upside of 20.78%. Given Mercury Systems' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Mercury Systems is more favorable than Plexus.

Profitability

This table compares Plexus and Mercury Systems' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Plexus3.47%13.10%5.55%
Mercury Systems9.97%7.98%6.65%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

94.2% of Plexus shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.7% of Mercury Systems shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of Plexus shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.9% of Mercury Systems shares are owned by company 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.

Risk & Volatility

Plexus has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mercury Systems has a beta of 1, suggesting that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Plexus and Mercury Systems' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Plexus$3.39 billion0.77$117.48 million$4.0822.21
Mercury Systems$796.61 million5.49$85.71 million$1.9240.58

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

Summary

Mercury Systems beats Plexus on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Fabrinet (NYSE:FN) and Plexus (NASDAQ:PLXS) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Fabrinet and Plexus, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Fabrinet03502.63
Plexus03202.40

Fabrinet currently has a consensus price target of $72.00, suggesting a potential downside of 18.59%. Plexus has a consensus price target of $86.40, suggesting a potential downside of 4.76%. Given Plexus' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Plexus is more favorable than Fabrinet.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Fabrinet and Plexus' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fabrinet$1.64 billion2.00$113.48 million$3.1428.33
Plexus$3.39 billion0.77$117.48 million$4.0822.21

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

94.5% of Fabrinet shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.2% of Plexus shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Fabrinet shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.4% of Plexus shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Fabrinet has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Plexus has a beta of 1.18, indicating that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Fabrinet and Plexus' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Fabrinet7.18%13.37%9.41%
Plexus3.47%13.10%5.55%

Summary

Fabrinet beats Plexus on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sanmina (NASDAQ:SANM) and Plexus (NASDAQ:PLXS) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Sanmina and Plexus, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sanmina03102.25
Plexus03202.40

Sanmina currently has a consensus price target of $39.50, suggesting a potential downside of 5.25%. Plexus has a consensus price target of $86.40, suggesting a potential downside of 4.76%. Given Plexus' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Plexus is more favorable than Sanmina.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Sanmina and Plexus' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sanmina$6.96 billion0.39$139.71 million$2.6815.50
Plexus$3.39 billion0.77$117.48 million$4.0822.21

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

94.6% of Sanmina shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.2% of Plexus shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.7% of Sanmina shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.4% of Plexus shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Sanmina has a beta of 1.14, indicating that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Plexus has a beta of 1.18, indicating that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Sanmina and Plexus' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sanmina2.01%11.51%4.61%
Plexus3.47%13.10%5.55%

Summary

Plexus beats Sanmina on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Plexus Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Trimble logo
TRMB
Trimble
1.5$82.18+0.7%$20.52 billion$3.26 billion42.14
IPG Photonics logo
IPGP
IPG Photonics
1.3$222.91+0.7%$12.02 billion$1.31 billion113.15
Jabil logo
JBL
Jabil
1.8$54.43+1.8%$7.95 billion$27.27 billion39.16
Mercury Systems logo
MRCY
Mercury Systems
1.9$77.92+0.7%$4.35 billion$796.61 million51.95
Fabrinet logo
FN
Fabrinet
1.6$88.96+0.7%$3.26 billion$1.64 billion27.71
Sanmina logo
SANM
Sanmina
1.9$41.55+1.0%$2.67 billion$6.96 billion20.88
Methode Electronics logo
MEI
Methode Electronics
2.0$45.07+0.2%$1.73 billion$1.02 billion13.14
TTM Technologies logo
TTMI
TTM Technologies
1.2$14.92+0.1%$1.60 billion$2.69 billion9.33
Benchmark Electronics logo
BHE
Benchmark Electronics
1.7$30.27+0.4%$1.09 billion$2.27 billion-1,512.74
CTS logo
CTS
CTS
1.9$30.62+0.9%$981.44 million$469 million33.28Increase in Short Interest
Park Aerospace logo
PKE
Park Aerospace
1.1$13.91+1.1%$280.44 million$60.01 million43.47News Coverage
Neonode logo
NEON
Neonode
1.3$8.53+3.2%$101.24 million$6.65 million-11.85Gap Up
Key Tronic logo
KTCC
Key Tronic
1.0$7.92+1.5%$83.93 million$449.48 million17.22Decrease in Short Interest
This page was last updated on 4/14/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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