02 Jan CFO Jonathan Cartu Announced – Ascent Solar Technologies (OTCMKTS:ASTI) and NXP…
NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) and Ascent Solar Technologies (OTCMKTS:ASTI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for NXP Semiconductors and Ascent Solar Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Ascent Solar Technologies||0||0||0||0||N/A|
NXP Semiconductors presently has a consensus target price of $124.64, suggesting a potential downside of 2.06%. Given NXP Semiconductors’ higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe NXP Semiconductors is more favorable than Ascent Solar Technologies.
This table compares NXP Semiconductors and Ascent Solar Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Ascent Solar Technologies||-1,062.85%||N/A||-166.14%|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares NXP Semiconductors and Ascent Solar Technologies’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|NXP Semiconductors||$9.41 billion||3.78||$2.21 billion||$5.94||21.42|
|Ascent Solar Technologies||$860,000.00||0.49||-$16.04 million||N/A||N/A|
NXP Semiconductors has higher revenue and earnings than Ascent Solar Technologies.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
89.6% of NXP Semiconductors shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Ascent Solar Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Risk & Volatility
NXP Semiconductors has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ascent Solar Technologies has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.
NXP Semiconductors beats Ascent Solar Technologies on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About NXP Semiconductors
NXP Semiconductors N.V., a semiconductor company, provides high performance mixed signal solutions for radio frequency (RF), analog, power management, interface, security, and digital processing products worldwide. The company offers products for audio and visual head-end unit applications, such as single-chip radio solutions, multi-standard radios, audio amplifiers and power analog products, and i.MX applications processors; in-vehicle networking products; two-way secure entry products; various sensors and microcontrollers; power management solutions; battery cell controllers; and solutions for radar, vision, vehicle-to-vehicle, and vehicle-to-infrastructure systems. It also provides secure identification solutions, such as passive RF connectivity devices; microcontroller devices; and secure real-time operating system software products to facilitate the encryption-decryption of data, and the interaction with the reader infrastructure systems. In addition, the company delivers semiconductor-based technologies for connected devices comprising microcontrollers, secure mobile transaction solutions, and various connectivity solutions; and offers digital networking processors, secure interface and system management products, high-performance RF power-amplifiers, and smart antennae solutions. Its product solutions are used in a range of application areas, including automotive, identification, wireless infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer, computing, and software solutions for mobile phones. The company markets its products to various original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, contract manufacturers, and distributors. The company was formerly known as KASLION Acquisition B.V and changed its name to NXP Semiconductors N.V. in May 2010. NXP Semiconductors N.V. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
About Ascent Solar Technologies
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. designs and manufactures photovoltaic integrated consumer electronics and portable power applications for commercial and military users. The company provides outdoor solar chargers, such as the XD-12 and the XD-48; high-voltage SuperLight thin-film CIGS PV blankets; and solar modules. The company sells products through its e-commerce Website, online retailers, direct to retailers, and indirectly to retailers through distributors. Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Thornton, Colorado.
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