GLOBALFOUNDRIES (NASDAQ:GFSGet Rating) and Sumco (OTCMKTS:SUOPYGet Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and risk.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

12.1% of GLOBALFOUNDRIES shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Sumco shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Sumco, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sumco 0 0 0 0 N/A

GLOBALFOUNDRIES presently has a consensus target price of $80.33, suggesting a potential upside of 51.29%. Given GLOBALFOUNDRIES’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe GLOBALFOUNDRIES is more favorable than Sumco.


This table compares GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Sumco’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sumco 12.20% 9.89% 6.26%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Sumco’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
GLOBALFOUNDRIES $6.59 billion 4.29 -$250.31 million N/A N/A
Sumco $3.06 billion 1.76 $374.20 million $2.47 12.48

Sumco has lower revenue, but higher earnings than GLOBALFOUNDRIES.


GLOBALFOUNDRIES beats Sumco on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Company Profile (Get Rating)

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. operates as a semiconductor foundry worldwide. It manufactures integrated circuits, which enable various electronic devices that are pervasive. The company manufactures a range of semiconductor devices, including microprocessors, mobile application processors, baseband processors, network processors, radio frequency modems, microcontrollers, power management units, and microelectromechanical systems, as well as offers mainstream wafer fabrication services and technologies. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Malta, New York.

Sumco Company Profile (Get Rating)

Sumco Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells silicon wafers for the semiconductor industry primarily in Japan, North America, Asia, and Europe. It provides monocrystalline ingots, as well as polished, annealed, epitaxial, junction isolated, silicon-on-insulator, and reclaimed polished wafers. The company was formerly known as Sumitomo Mitsubishi Silicon Corp. and changed its name to Sumco Corporation in August 2005. Sumco Corporation was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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