Sigma Designs (OTCMKTS:SIGM) and Sumco (OTCMKTS:SUOPY) Critical Analysis

Sigma Designs (OTCMKTS:SIGMGet Free Report) and Sumco (OTCMKTS:SUOPYGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

Sigma Designs has a beta of 0.55, indicating that its stock price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sumco has a beta of 1.24, indicating that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.0% of Sumco shares are held by institutional investors. 4.5% of Sigma Designs shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Sigma Designs and Sumco’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sigma Designs N/A N/A N/A
Sumco 17.92% 9.13% 5.84%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Sigma Designs and Sumco, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sigma Designs 0 0 0 0 N/A
Sumco 0 0 0 0 N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Sigma Designs and Sumco’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Sigma Designs $65.90 million N/A -$120.04 million N/A N/A
Sumco $3.38 billion 1.66 $540.59 million $3.25 9.87

Sumco has higher revenue and earnings than Sigma Designs.


Sumco beats Sigma Designs on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Sigma Designs

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Sigma Designs, Inc., an integrated system-on-chip solutions provider, provides intelligent platforms for use in the home entertainment, and home and industrial control appliances. The company offers mobile Internet of Things solutions used primarily for tracking applications, such as small tags that can be attached to track pets, keys, children, luggage, and vehicles. It also offers legacy products; and software development kits and engineering support services for hardware and software. The company markets and sells its products through direct sales force, manufacturer representatives, distributors, and resellers to end-product manufacturers, original equipment manufacturers, and original design manufacturers in Asia, North America, Europe, and internationally. Sigma Designs, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.

About Sumco

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Sumco Corporation manufactures and sells silicon wafers for the semiconductor industry in Japan, the United States, China, Taiwan, Korea, and internationally. It provides monocrystalline ingots, as well as polished, annealed, epitaxial, junction isolated, silicon-on-insulator, and reclaimed polished wafers. The company was formerly known as Sumitomo Mitsubishi Silicon Corp. and changed its name to Sumco Corporation in August 2005. Sumco Corporation was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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