Critical Comparison: Airgain (AIRG) & Its Competitors

Airgain (NASDAQ: AIRG) is one of 65 publicly-traded companies in the “Communications & Networking” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Airgain to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, earnings, profitability and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Airgain and its rivals, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Airgain 0 0 5 0 3.00
Airgain Competitors 365 2217 3835 157 2.58

Airgain presently has a consensus target price of $15.75, indicating a potential upside of 85.51%. As a group, “Communications & Networking” companies have a potential upside of 13.79%. Given Airgain’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Airgain is more favorable than its rivals.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

37.2% of Airgain shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.9% of shares of all “Communications & Networking” companies are held by institutional investors. 23.4% of Airgain shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.2% of shares of all “Communications & Networking” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Airgain and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Airgain 3.34% 5.97% 4.88%
Airgain Competitors -2.05% -7.13% -0.25%

Risk & Volatility

Airgain has a beta of 1.49, meaning that its stock price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Airgain’s rivals have a beta of 1.13, meaning that their average stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Airgain and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Airgain $43.43 million $3.73 million 49.94
Airgain Competitors $3.30 billion $346.42 million -2.73

Airgain’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Airgain. Airgain is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


Airgain beats its rivals on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Airgain Company Profile

Airgain, Inc. is a provider of embedded antenna technologies used to enable wireless networking across a range of home, enterprise and industrial devices. The Company’s antennas are found in devices deployed in carrier, enterprise and residential wireless networks and systems, including set top boxes, access points, routers, gateways and digital televisions. It offers six product lines, including MaxBeam High Gain Embedded Antennas, Profile Embedded Antennas, Profile Contour Embedded Antennas, Ultra Embedded Antennas, OmniMax High Performance External Antennas and MaxBeam Carrier Class Antennas. The Company, through its design, integration and testing of embedded antenna technology, provides its technology to the residential wireless local area network, wireless fidelity and antenna market, and also supplies to carriers, original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers and system designers. The Company supplies its products in the United States, Europe, Canada and Asia.

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