Head-To-Head Review: Arteris (NASDAQ:AIP) and AUO (OTCMKTS:AUOTY)

AUO (OTCMKTS:AUOTYGet Free Report) and Arteris (NASDAQ:AIPGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for AUO and Arteris, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
AUO 0 0 0 0 N/A
Arteris 0 1 4 0 2.80

Arteris has a consensus price target of $13.40, indicating a potential upside of 67.50%. Given Arteris’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Arteris is more favorable than AUO.

Volatility & Risk

AUO has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Arteris has a beta of 1.14, indicating that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares AUO and Arteris’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Arteris $53.67 million 5.74 -$36.87 million ($1.03) -7.77

AUO has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Arteris.


This table compares AUO and Arteris’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Arteris -69.70% -198.35% -35.33%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

64.4% of Arteris shares are owned by institutional investors. 16.0% of AUO shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 33.7% of Arteris shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Arteris beats AUO on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About AUO

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AUO Corporation researches, develops, produces, and sells thin film transistor liquid crystal displays (TFT-LCDs) and other flat panel displays for various applications. It operates through two segments, Display and Energy. The company designs, manufactures, and sells ingots, solar wafers, and solar modules, as well as provides technical engineering and maintenance services for solar system projects. It also sells and leases content management system and related hardware; designs digital signage content and field curation solutions; plans, designs, and develops construction project for environmental protection and related project management; and designs, manufactures, and sells TFT-LCD modules, TV sets and related parts, backlight modules, automotive parts, and precision plastic parts. In addition, the company engages in the development, manufacturing, and sale of medical equipment; services related to site rental and educational activities; research and development, and IP related business; solar power generation; and sale and sales support of TFTLCD panels. Further, it designs, develops, and sells software and hardware for health care industry; provides software and hardware integration system and equipment relating to intelligent manufacturing, as well as software development and related consulting services; and investment services. It operates in the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, the United States, Japan, Singapore, and internationally. The company was formerly known as AU Optronics Corp. and changed its name to AUO Corporation in June 2022. AUO Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Hsinchu City, Taiwan.

About Arteris

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Arteris, Inc. provides semiconductor interconnect intellectual property (IP) and System-on-Chip (Soc) Integration Automation software solutions (SIA) in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East. The company develops, licenses, and supports the on-chip interconnect fabric technology used in Soc designs and Network-on-Chip (NoC) interconnect IP. Its products include FlexNoC and FlexWay silicon-proven interconnect IP products; Ncore, a silicon-proven and cache coherent interconnect IP product that provides scalable, configurable, and area efficient characteristics; and CodaCache, a last-level cache semiconductor IP product. The company also offers SIA products comprising Magillem Connectivity that shortens and streamlines the SoC integration process; and Magillem Registers and CSRCompiler that addresses hardware-software integration challenges for SoCs. The company serves semiconductor manufacturers, original equipment manufacturers, hyperscale system houses, semiconductor design houses, and other producers of electronic systems. Arteris, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Campbell, California.

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