SMART Global (NASDAQ:SGH – Get Rating) and Solar Energy Initiatives (OTCMKTS:SNRY – Get Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
52.6% of SMART Global shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.6% of SMART Global shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares SMART Global and Solar Energy Initiatives’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SMART Global||$1.50 billion||0.61||$21.31 million||$1.24||14.84|
|Solar Energy Initiatives||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
SMART Global has higher revenue and earnings than Solar Energy Initiatives.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for SMART Global and Solar Energy Initiatives, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Solar Energy Initiatives||0||0||0||0||N/A|
SMART Global presently has a consensus price target of $36.00, indicating a potential upside of 96.40%. Given SMART Global’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe SMART Global is more favorable than Solar Energy Initiatives.
Volatility and Risk
SMART Global has a beta of 1.34, indicating that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Solar Energy Initiatives has a beta of 0.92, indicating that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares SMART Global and Solar Energy Initiatives’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Solar Energy Initiatives||N/A||N/A||N/A|
SMART Global beats Solar Energy Initiatives on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About SMART Global
SMART Global Holdings, Inc. designs and manufactures specialty solutions for the computing, memory, and LED markets in the United states, Brazil, China, Europe, and internationally. It operates through Memory Solutions, Intelligent Platforms Solutions, and LED Solutions segments. The company offers dynamic random access memory modules for desktops, notebooks, servers, and smartphones; embedded and removable flash memory products; and flash component products. It also provides supply chain services, including procurement, …….