CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP) and Lumentum Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LITE) compete with each other in the Communication Equipment sector. We will analyze and compare their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation.
Valuation & Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Lumentum Holdings Inc.||55||0.83||76.35M||0.46||124.19|
Demonstrates CalAmp Corp. and Lumentum Holdings Inc. earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation. Lumentum Holdings Inc. seems to has higher revenue and earnings compared to CalAmp Corp. The business with a higher price-to-earnings ratio is presently more expensive of the two stocks. CalAmp Corp.’s presently higher price-to-earnings ratio means it is more expensive than Lumentum Holdings Inc.
Table 2 provides us CalAmp Corp. and Lumentum Holdings Inc.’s return on equity, net margins and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Lumentum Holdings Inc.||137,592,358.98%||1.6%||0.9%|
Volatility & Risk
CalAmp Corp. is 97.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500 due to its 1.97 beta. In other hand, Lumentum Holdings Inc. has beta of 1.27 which is 27.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500.
CalAmp Corp.’s Current Ratio and Quick Ratio are 1.6 and 1.4 respectively. The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of its competitor Lumentum Holdings Inc. are 4 and 3.2 respectively. Lumentum Holdings Inc. therefore has a better chance of paying off short and long-term obligations compared to CalAmp Corp.
The Ratings and Recommendations for CalAmp Corp. and Lumentum Holdings Inc. are featured in the next table.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Lumentum Holdings Inc.||0||0||1||3.00|
The upside potential is 8.27% for CalAmp Corp. with average target price of $11. Meanwhile, Lumentum Holdings Inc.’s average target price is $65, while its potential upside is 20.77%. The data from earlier shows that analysts belief suggest that Lumentum Holdings Inc. seems more appealing than CalAmp Corp.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
Roughly 79.7% of CalAmp Corp. shares are held by institutional investors while 96.5% of Lumentum Holdings Inc. are owned by institutional investors. CalAmp Corp.’s share held by insiders are 2.3%. Competitively, 0.8% are Lumentum Holdings Inc.’s share held by insiders.
In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.
|Performance (W)||Performance (M)||Performance (Q)||Performance (HY)||Performance (Y)||Performance (YTD)|
|Lumentum Holdings Inc.||-3.18%||3.97%||-8.48%||20.9%||8.69%||34.8%|
For the past year CalAmp Corp. had bearish trend while Lumentum Holdings Inc. had bullish trend.
Lumentum Holdings Inc. beats CalAmp Corp. on 11 of the 15 factors.
CalAmp Corp. provides Internet of Things (IoT) enablement solutions for various mobile and fixed applications worldwide. The company provides solutions for mobile resource management and applications for the IoT market, which enable customers in the transportation, government, construction, automotive, and energy markets to optimize their operations by collecting, monitoring, and reporting business-critical data and desired intelligence from remote and mobile assets. It also offers a portfolio of wireless communications products, such as asset tracking devices, mobile telemetry units, fixed and mobile wireless gateways, and multi-mode wireless routers; and cloud-based telematics software-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service applications. The company sells its products and services through direct and indirect sales channels in the United States, as well as through sales personnel in Latin America, the Middle East, and Europe. CalAmp Corp. was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.
Lumentum Holdings Inc. manufactures and sells optical and photonic products in the Americas, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. It operates through two segments, Optical Communications and Commercial Lasers. The Optical Communications segment offers components, modules, and subsystems that enable the transmission and transport of video, audio, and text data over high-capacity fiber optic cables. It offers tunable transponders, transceivers, and transmitter modules; tunable lasers, receivers, and modulators; and transport products comprising reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexers, amplifiers, and optical channel monitors, as well as components consisting of 980nm, multi-mode, and Raman pumps. This segment also offers Super Transport Blade, which integrates optical transport functions into a single-slot blade; products for 3-D sensing applications, including a light source product; vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers; distributed feedback and electro-absorption modulated lasers; and individual and compact laser arrays. It serves customers in telecommunications, data communications, and consumer and industrial markets. The Commercial Lasers segment offers diode-pumped solid-state, diode, direct-diode, fiber, and gas lasers. This segment serves customers in markets and applications, such as sheet metal processing, general manufacturing, biotechnology, graphics and imaging, and remote sensing, as well as in precision machining, including drilling in printed circuit boards, wafer singulation, glass cutting, and solar cell scribing. Its lasers products are used in various original equipment manufacturer applications. Lumentum Holdings Inc. was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Milpitas, California.
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