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Viavi Solutions (VIAV) Competitors

$7.76
+0.02 (+0.26%)
(As of 05/20/2024 ET)

VIAV vs. MXL, PLAB, AMBA, UCTT, DQ, ICHR, INDI, HIMX, OSIS, and SGH

Should you be buying Viavi Solutions stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Viavi Solutions include MaxLinear (MXL), Photronics (PLAB), Ambarella (AMBA), Ultra Clean (UCTT), Daqo New Energy (DQ), Ichor (ICHR), indie Semiconductor (INDI), Himax Technologies (HIMX), OSI Systems (OSIS), and SMART Global (SGH). These companies are all part of the "semiconductors & related devices" industry.

Viavi Solutions vs.

MaxLinear (NYSE:MXL) and Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, media sentiment, dividends, analyst recommendations, community ranking, institutional ownership and profitability.

90.8% of MaxLinear shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.5% of Viavi Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. 8.6% of MaxLinear shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.8% of Viavi Solutions shares are held by company 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.

Viavi Solutions received 72 more outperform votes than MaxLinear when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 72.77% of users gave MaxLinear an outperform vote while only 67.97% of users gave Viavi Solutions an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
MaxLinearOutperform Votes
588
72.77%
Underperform Votes
220
27.23%
Viavi SolutionsOutperform Votes
660
67.97%
Underperform Votes
311
32.03%

Viavi Solutions has a net margin of -0.42% compared to Viavi Solutions' net margin of -28.70%. MaxLinear's return on equity of 4.65% beat Viavi Solutions' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
MaxLinear-28.70% -4.75% -3.01%
Viavi Solutions -0.42%4.65%1.80%

In the previous week, Viavi Solutions had 5 more articles in the media than MaxLinear. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for Viavi Solutions and 1 mentions for MaxLinear. MaxLinear's average media sentiment score of 0.95 beat Viavi Solutions' score of 0.67 indicating that Viavi Solutions is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
MaxLinear
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Viavi Solutions
4 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

MaxLinear has a beta of 1.92, indicating that its share price is 92% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Viavi Solutions has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MaxLinear$693.26M2.35-$73.15M-$1.89-10.37
Viavi Solutions$1.11B1.59$25.50M-$0.02-394.50

MaxLinear presently has a consensus target price of $25.70, indicating a potential upside of 30.66%. Viavi Solutions has a consensus target price of $12.00, indicating a potential upside of 52.09%. Given MaxLinear's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Viavi Solutions is more favorable than MaxLinear.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
MaxLinear
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.45
Viavi Solutions
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.71

Summary

Viavi Solutions beats MaxLinear on 13 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding VIAV and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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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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VIAV vs. The Competition

MetricViavi SolutionsSemiconductors & related devices IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$1.76B$47.24B$19.93B$7.99B
Dividend YieldN/A2.07%2.70%3.91%
P/E Ratio-394.5018.75220.7614.81
Price / Sales1.5913.47538.1073.68
Price / Cash11.6524.7028.9729.27
Price / Book2.535.947.224.56
Net Income$25.50M$897.40M$608.59M$212.43M
7 Day Performance7.42%10.73%2.62%4.87%
1 Month Performance-2.23%20.35%7.71%9.25%
1 Year Performance-18.49%16.95%26.03%10.45%

Viavi Solutions Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MXL
MaxLinear
1.9634 of 5 stars
$19.29
+3.2%
$26.09
+35.3%
-31.9%$1.60B$693.26M-10.211,328Gap Up
PLAB
Photronics
3.3116 of 5 stars
$29.10
+0.3%
$21.00
-27.8%
+64.9%$1.84B$892.08M13.051,885Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
AMBA
Ambarella
1.7428 of 5 stars
$46.20
+0.5%
$71.08
+53.9%
-32.3%$1.89B$226.47M-10.90915News Coverage
Positive News
UCTT
Ultra Clean
1.6941 of 5 stars
$43.96
+1.0%
$57.00
+29.7%
+50.8%$1.97B$1.78B-53.617,184Insider Selling
News Coverage
Gap Up
DQ
Daqo New Energy
4.3042 of 5 stars
$19.27
+2.4%
$27.63
+43.4%
-51.4%$1.27B$2.31B9.055,765Positive News
ICHR
Ichor
3.1806 of 5 stars
$37.38
-0.5%
$46.60
+24.7%
+25.5%$1.25B$786.63M-21.122,245Positive News
INDI
indie Semiconductor
2.0074 of 5 stars
$6.01
+6.2%
$12.64
+110.4%
-28.6%$1.10B$223.17M-12.27900Gap Up
HIMX
Himax Technologies
2.4188 of 5 stars
$6.13
+1.0%
$8.00
+30.5%
-1.3%$1.07B$945.43M22.702,164
OSIS
OSI Systems
4.3721 of 5 stars
$138.37
+1.6%
$165.67
+19.7%
+19.3%$2.36B$1.28B19.036,423Insider Selling
SGH
SMART Global
2.6747 of 5 stars
$19.31
+0.5%
$30.70
+59.0%
+1.6%$1.01B$1.22B-5.253,000Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:VIAV) was last updated on 5/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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