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CTS (CTS) Competitors

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(As of 07/12/2024 08:51 PM ET)


Should you be buying CTS stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of CTS include IPG Photonics (IPGP), Sanmina (SANM), Plexus (PLXS), TTM Technologies (TTMI), Mercury Systems (MRCY), Benchmark Electronics (BHE), Methode Electronics (MEI), Park Aerospace (PKE), Key Tronic (KTCC), and Neonode (NEON). These companies are all part of the "electronic manufacturing services" industry.

CTS vs.

IPG Photonics (NASDAQ:IPGP) and CTS (NYSE:CTS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, media sentiment, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk and community ranking.

In the previous week, IPG Photonics had 5 more articles in the media than CTS. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for IPG Photonics and 0 mentions for CTS. CTS's average media sentiment score of 0.97 beat IPG Photonics' score of 0.00 indicating that IPG Photonics is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
IPG Photonics Positive
CTS Neutral

IPG Photonics has a net margin of 15.34% compared to IPG Photonics' net margin of 10.06%. IPG Photonics' return on equity of 12.39% beat CTS's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
IPG Photonics15.34% 7.67% 6.86%
CTS 10.06%12.39%8.69%

IPG Photonics has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CTS has a beta of 0.6, suggesting that its stock price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500.

IPG Photonics presently has a consensus target price of $110.40, suggesting a potential upside of 23.17%. CTS has a consensus target price of $43.67, suggesting a potential downside of 15.70%. Given CTS's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe IPG Photonics is more favorable than CTS.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
IPG Photonics
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

IPG Photonics received 205 more outperform votes than CTS when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 66.60% of users gave CTS an outperform vote while only 66.33% of users gave IPG Photonics an outperform vote.

IPG PhotonicsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
CTSOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

93.8% of IPG Photonics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.9% of CTS shares are owned by institutional investors. 38.0% of IPG Photonics shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of CTS 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.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
IPG Photonics$1.29B3.17$218.88M$3.8823.10


IPG Photonics beats CTS on 14 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CTS 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 NYSE 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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CTS vs. The Competition

MetricCTSPrinted circuit boards IndustryComputer SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$1.59B$3.26B$24.29B$18.34B
Dividend Yield0.31%1.12%2.67%3.50%
P/E Ratio30.4732.81230.9222.62
Price / Sales2.901.28566.9115.31
Price / Cash16.359.1733.2020.16
Price / Book3.
Net Income$60.53M$176.51M$638.50M$972.20M
7 Day Performance5.05%4.82%3.11%4.04%
1 Month Performance2.74%2.46%3.87%5.21%
1 Year Performance21.11%32.98%12.87%8.58%

CTS Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
IPG Photonics
4.3412 of 5 stars
4.34 / 5 stars
-34.1%$3.85B$1.29B21.776,180Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
3.6918 of 5 stars
3.69 / 5 stars
+16.7%$3.71B$8.94B15.5134,000Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
4.0498 of 5 stars
4.05 / 5 stars
+10.4%$2.83B$4.21B28.2225,000Short Interest ↓
TTM Technologies
3.2385 of 5 stars
3.24 / 5 stars
+51.0%$2.02B$2.23B-997.0015,800Short Interest ↑
Mercury Systems
0.4646 of 5 stars
0.46 / 5 stars
-9.3%$1.81B$973.88M-12.972,596Positive News
Benchmark Electronics
1.0716 of 5 stars
1.07 / 5 stars
+51.4%$1.39B$2.84B21.1412,703Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Positive News
Methode Electronics
3.4336 of 5 stars
3.43 / 5 stars
-58.5%$323.47M$1.14B-5.576,700Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Park Aerospace
1.2095 of 5 stars
1.21 / 5 stars
N/A-4.5%$268.76M$56M36.24110Upcoming Earnings
Key Tronic
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/A-30.2%$40.04M$596.32M186.005,447Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↓
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/A-43.9%$36.56M$4.45M-3.4549Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News

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This page (NYSE:CTS) was last updated on 7/15/2024 by Staff

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