Head-To-Head Analysis: Sitime (NASDAQ:SITM) vs. Dialog Semiconductor (NASDAQ:DLGNF)

Sitime (NASDAQ:SITM) and Dialog Semiconductor (OTCMKTS:DLGNF) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, earnings and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

31.2% of Sitime shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Sitime and Dialog Semiconductor, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sitime 0 0 5 0 3.00
Dialog Semiconductor 0 3 3 0 2.50

Sitime currently has a consensus target price of $30.20, suggesting a potential upside of 35.49%. Given Sitime’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Sitime is more favorable than Dialog Semiconductor.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Sitime and Dialog Semiconductor’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Sitime $84.07 million 3.99 -$9.49 million ($0.63) -35.38
Dialog Semiconductor $1.57 billion 1.27 $301.45 million N/A N/A

Dialog Semiconductor has higher revenue and earnings than Sitime.

Profitability

This table compares Sitime and Dialog Semiconductor’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sitime N/A N/A N/A
Dialog Semiconductor 19.25% 19.79% 15.11%

Summary

Dialog Semiconductor beats Sitime on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sitime Company Profile

There is no company description available for SiTime Corp.

Dialog Semiconductor Company Profile

Dialog Semiconductor Plc develops and distributes highly integrated, mixed signal integrated circuits (ICs) for personal, portable, hand-held devices, low energy short-range wireless, LED solid-state lighting, and automotive applications worldwide. It operates through four segments: Mobile Systems, Automotive & Industrial, Connectivity, and Advanced Mixed Signal. The company offers power management integrated circuits (PMICs), sub-PMICs, charger ICs, automotive grade PMICs, and audio codecs; Bluetooth low energy ICs, voice over DECT, and digital audio and audio codec ICs; AC/DC rapid charge adapters, converters, power adapters, and embedded networking converters, as well as SSL LED and backlight drivers and configurable mixed-signal ICs; and motor control ICS and ASIC controllers. It has a partnership with UNISOC to develop the SC2703, an optimized high-performance power management integrated circuit. Dialog Semiconductor Plc was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Reading, the United Kingdom.

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