Analyzing Shoals Technologies Group (NASDAQ:SHLS) and Magnachip Semiconductor (NYSE:MX)

Shoals Technologies Group (NASDAQ:SHLSGet Rating) and Magnachip Semiconductor (NYSE:MXGet Rating) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Shoals Technologies Group and Magnachip Semiconductor’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Shoals Technologies Group $213.91 million 9.60 $2.35 million N/A N/A
Magnachip Semiconductor $474.23 million 1.52 $56.71 million $1.55 10.34

Magnachip Semiconductor has higher revenue and earnings than Shoals Technologies Group.

Risk & Volatility

Shoals Technologies Group has a beta of 2.76, suggesting that its stock price is 176% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Magnachip Semiconductor has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Shoals Technologies Group and Magnachip Semiconductor’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Shoals Technologies Group 1.10% -43.41% 3.13%
Magnachip Semiconductor 16.19% 10.76% 8.27%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

67.1% of Shoals Technologies Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.9% of Magnachip Semiconductor shares are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of Shoals Technologies Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.1% of Magnachip Semiconductor shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Shoals Technologies Group and Magnachip Semiconductor, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Shoals Technologies Group 0 5 5 0 2.50
Magnachip Semiconductor 0 0 2 0 3.00

Shoals Technologies Group currently has a consensus target price of $28.67, suggesting a potential upside of 133.25%. Magnachip Semiconductor has a consensus target price of $25.00, suggesting a potential upside of 56.05%. Given Shoals Technologies Group’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Shoals Technologies Group is more favorable than Magnachip Semiconductor.


Magnachip Semiconductor beats Shoals Technologies Group on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Shoals Technologies Group Company Profile (Get Rating)

Shoals Technologies Group, Inc. provides electrical balance of system (EBOS) solutions for solar energy projects in the United States. It produces EBOS components, including cable assemblies, inline fuses, combiners, disconnects, recombiners, wireless monitoring systems, junction boxes, transition enclosures, splice boxes, wire management solutions, and IV curve benchmarking devices. The company also sells EV Charging solutions for public and fleet electric vehicle charging stations; and EBOS systems. It sells its products principally to engineering, procurement, and construction firms that build solar energy projects and install electric vehicle charging stations. Shoals Technologies Group, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Portland, Tennessee.

Magnachip Semiconductor Company Profile (Get Rating)

Magnachip Semiconductor Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and supplies analog and mixed-signal semiconductor platform solutions for communications, the Internet of Things, consumer, industrial, and automotive applications. It provides display solutions, including source and gate drivers, and timing controllers that cover a range of flat panel displays used in mobile communications, automotive, entertainment devices, notebook PCs, monitors and liquid crystal displays, and micro light-emitting diode (LED) televisions. The company also offers metal oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors, insulated-gate bipolar transistors, AC-DC converters, DC-DC converters, LED drivers, regulators, and power management integrated circuits for a range of devices comprising televisions, smartphones, mobile phones, wearable devices, desktop PCs, notebooks, tablet PCs, and other consumer electronics, as well as for power suppliers, e-bike, photovoltaic inverter, LED lighting, motor drive, and home appliances; and organic light-emitting diode display driver integrated circuits for OLED TVs. It serves consumer, computing, and industrial electronics original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and electronics manufacturing services companies, as well as subsystem designers in Korea, the Asia Pacific, the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company sells its products through a direct sales force, as well as through a network of agents and distributors. Magnachip Semiconductor Corporation was incorporated in 2004 and is based in Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

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