Head-To-Head Survey: Diodes (DIOD) and Its Competitors

Diodes (NASDAQ: DIOD) is one of 104 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Diodes to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and risk.

Risk & Volatility

Diodes has a beta of 1.26, meaning that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Diodes’ competitors have a beta of 1.07, meaning that their average stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Diodes and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Diodes $983.31 million $155.04 million 62.92
Diodes Competitors $4.29 billion $1.35 billion 81.41

Diodes’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Diodes. Diodes is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

73.7% of Diodes shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.3% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by institutional investors. 7.0% of Diodes shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.7% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Diodes and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Diodes 2.68% 5.64% 3.07%
Diodes Competitors -46.33% 1.19% 0.71%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Diodes and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Diodes 1 2 1 0 2.00
Diodes Competitors 909 4724 8603 357 2.58

Diodes currently has a consensus target price of $34.50, indicating a potential upside of 5.44%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 9.58%. Given Diodes’ competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Diodes has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.


Diodes competitors beat Diodes on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Diodes

Diodes Incorporated is a manufacturer and supplier of application-specific standard products within the discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, serving the consumer electronics, computing, communications, industrial and automotive markets. The Company’s products include diodes; rectifiers; transistors; metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs); protection devices; amplifiers and comparators; Hall-effect and temperature sensors, and power management devices, including light emitting diode (LED) drivers, alternating current (AC)-direct current (DC) and DC-DC switching, linear voltage regulators and voltage references, along with special function devices, such as universal serial bus (USB) power switches, load switches, voltage supervisors and motor controllers. It also holds interests in Pericom Semiconductor Corporation, which designs, develops and markets integrated circuits (ICs) and frequency control products (FCPs).

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