Reviewing Navitas Semiconductor (NASDAQ:NVTS) & Renesas Electronics (OTCMKTS:RNECF)

Navitas Semiconductor (NASDAQ:NVTSGet Free Report) and Renesas Electronics (OTCMKTS:RNECFGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Navitas Semiconductor and Renesas Electronics’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Navitas Semiconductor $79.46 million 10.74 -$145.43 million ($0.88) -5.41
Renesas Electronics N/A N/A N/A $25.60 0.66

Renesas Electronics has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Navitas Semiconductor. Navitas Semiconductor is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Renesas Electronics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

37.5% of Navitas Semiconductor shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.2% of Renesas Electronics shares are owned by institutional investors. 36.8% of Navitas Semiconductor shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Navitas Semiconductor and Renesas Electronics’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Navitas Semiconductor -183.04% -18.81% -15.21%
Renesas Electronics N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Navitas Semiconductor and Renesas Electronics, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Navitas Semiconductor 0 3 3 0 2.50
Renesas Electronics 0 0 0 0 N/A

Navitas Semiconductor currently has a consensus price target of $9.82, suggesting a potential upside of 106.23%. Given Navitas Semiconductor’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Navitas Semiconductor is more favorable than Renesas Electronics.

About Navitas Semiconductor

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Navitas Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops, and markets gallium nitride power integrated circuits, silicon carbide, associated high-speed silicon system controllers, and digital isolators used in power conversion and charging. The company's products are used in mobile, consumer, data center, solar, electric vehicle, industrial motor drive, smart grid, and transportation applications. It operates in the United States, Europe, China, rest of Asia, and internationally. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Torrance, California.

About Renesas Electronics

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Renesas Electronics Corporation researches, develops, designs, manufactures, sells, and services semiconductors in Japan, China, rest of Asia, Europe, North America, and internationally. The company operates through Automotive Business and Industrial/Infrastructure/IoT Business segments. It offers microcontrollers (MCUs) and microprocessors; amplifiers, audio and video, data converters, power line communication, and switches and multiplexer products; and specific clocks, clock distribution and generation, jitter attenuators with frequency translation, and crystal oscillator, and VersaClock programmable clocks. The company also provides buffers, haptic drivers, data compression, industrial Ethernet, IO-link line driver, memory interface, optical interconnect, photocouplers/optocouplers, power line communication, signal integrity, telecom datacom and interface, USB switches and hubs, and wireless connectivity products. In addition, it offers bus switches, first-in, first-out, memory interface, multi-port and SRAMs, non-volatile memory, and standard logic products; and AC/DC & isolated DC/DC converters, battery management, DC converters, digital power, discrete power devices, linear regulators, FET and motor drivers, multi-channel power management ICs, LED backlight drivers, solid state lighting, USB type-C, USB power delivery, and rapid charge, voltage references, and wireless power. Further, the company provides Automotive Radar Sensors, Industrial Radar Sensors, modulators and demodulators, phased array beamformers, transistor arrays, and variable gain amplifiers, as well as RF amplifiers, attenuators, mixers, switches, and synthesizers; and environmental, flow, industrial radar, optical, position, and automotive sensor products, as well as senor signal conditioners products. Additionally, it offers space and harsh environment products and wireless connectivity products. Renesas Electronics Corporation was incorporated in 2002 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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