Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l (NYSE: SMI) and ON Semiconductor (NASDAQ:ON) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and institutional ownership.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l and ON Semiconductor, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l||9||2||1||0||1.33|
This table compares Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l and ON Semiconductor’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l||5.79%||3.02%||1.68%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l and ON Semiconductor’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l||$2.91 billion||2.11||$376.63 million||$0.19||34.74|
|ON Semiconductor||$5.54 billion||1.88||$810.70 million||$1.87||13.08|
ON Semiconductor has higher revenue and earnings than Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l. ON Semiconductor is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.6% of Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.2% of ON Semiconductor shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of ON Semiconductor shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk and Volatility
Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l has a beta of 0.18, indicating that its stock price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ON Semiconductor has a beta of 2.03, indicating that its stock price is 103% more volatile than the S&P 500.
ON Semiconductor beats Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation is an investment holding company principally engaged in the computer-aided design, manufacture, packaging and trading of integrated circuits (IC), as well as the provision of other semiconductor services. The Company is also involved in the design and manufacture of semiconductor masks. The Company’s main products are various types of wafers. The Company distributes its products in domestic market and to overseas markets, such as the Europe and the United States.
About ON Semiconductor
ON Semiconductor Corporation offers a portfolio of sensors, power management, connectivity, custom and system on chip (SoC), analog, logic, timing, and discrete devices. The Company’s segments include Power Solutions Group, Analog Solutions Group and Image Sensor Group. The Power Solutions Group offers a range of discrete, module and integrated semiconductor products. The Analog Solutions Group designs and develops analog, mixed-signal and logic application specific integrated circuits (ASICs) and application specific standard products (ASSPs), and power solutions. The Image Sensor Group designs and develops complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) and charge-coupled device (CCD) image sensors, as well as proximity sensors, image signal processors, and actuator drivers for autofocus and image stabilization for various end users in the automotive, industrial, consumer, wireless, medical, and aerospace/defense markets.
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