TT Electronics (OTCMKTS: TTGPF) and IMPINJ (NASDAQ:PI) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation and dividends.
This table compares TT Electronics and IMPINJ’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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TT Electronics has a beta of -0.04, meaning that its stock price is 104% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IMPINJ has a beta of 2.12, meaning that its stock price is 112% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for TT Electronics and IMPINJ, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
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IMPINJ has a consensus target price of $23.67, suggesting a potential upside of 5.65%. Given IMPINJ’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe IMPINJ is more favorable than TT Electronics.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
74.3% of IMPINJ shares are owned by institutional investors. 15.2% of IMPINJ shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares TT Electronics and IMPINJ’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|TT Electronics||$772.84 million||0.72||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|IMPINJ||$125.30 million||3.81||-$17.32 million||($0.29)||-77.24|
TT Electronics has higher revenue and earnings than IMPINJ.
IMPINJ beats TT Electronics on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About TT Electronics
TT Electronics plc provides engineered electronics for performance critical applications worldwide. It operates in three divisions: Sensors and Specialist Components, Power Electronics, and Global Manufacturing Solutions. The Sensors and Specialist Components division designs and manufactures engineered parts, such as circuit protection, current sensing, signal conditioning, optoelectronics, and sensors for torque, position, pressure, flow and temperature. The Power Electronics division designs and manufactures electronic components and sub-assemblies for safety-critical applications, such as power management, engine controls, and connectivity systems. The Global Manufacturing Solutions division provides manufacturing services for medical devices, including mass spectrometry detectors; power control modules used in rail transport infrastructure; and single-box avionics solutions. TT Electronics plc offers its products and services under the AB Connectors, Aero Stanrew, BI Technologies, Cletronics, IRC, OPTEK Technology, Roxspur Measurement & Control, Semelab, and Welwyn Components brands to industrial, aerospace and defense, medical, and transportation markets. The company was formerly known as TT Group plc and changed its name to TT Electronics plc in 2000. TT Electronics plc was incorporated in 1906 and is based in Woking, the United Kingdom.
Impinj, Inc. operates a platform that enables wireless connectivity to everyday items by delivering each item's unique identity, location, and authenticity to business and consumer applications. The company's platform includes endpoint integrated circuits (ICs) product, a miniature radios-on-a-chip, which attach-to and identify their host items; and connectivity layer that comprises readers, gateways, and reader ICs to wirelessly identify, locate, authenticate, and engage endpoints via RAIN, as well as provide power to and communicate bidirectionally with endpoint ICs. Its platform also consists of software layer that comprises ItemSense, an operating system for platform. In addition, the company's platform connects everyday items, such as apparel, medical supplies, automobile parts, drivers' licenses, food, and luggage to consumer and business applications, including inventory management, patient safety, asset tracking, and item authentication, as well as delivers real-time information to businesses about items they create, manage, transport, and sell. It primarily serves retail, healthcare, supply chain and logistics, airline, automotive, industrial and manufacturing, consumer experience, food, datacenter, travel, banking, and linen and uniform tracking sectors through distributors, system integrators, value-added resellers, and software solution partners in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Impinj, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
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