GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GFS) and Its Competitors Financial Contrast

GLOBALFOUNDRIES (NASDAQ:GFSGet Rating) is one of 164 public companies in the “Semiconductors & related devices” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare GLOBALFOUNDRIES to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares GLOBALFOUNDRIES and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
GLOBALFOUNDRIES $6.59 billion -$250.31 million 64.01
GLOBALFOUNDRIES Competitors $3.70 billion $765.37 million 17.63

GLOBALFOUNDRIES has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its peers. GLOBALFOUNDRIES is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for GLOBALFOUNDRIES and its peers, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GLOBALFOUNDRIES Competitors 1666 7702 16136 579 2.60

GLOBALFOUNDRIES currently has a consensus price target of $74.60, indicating a potential upside of 29.49%. As a group, “Semiconductors & related devices” companies have a potential upside of 36.29%. Given GLOBALFOUNDRIES’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe GLOBALFOUNDRIES has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


This table compares GLOBALFOUNDRIES and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GLOBALFOUNDRIES 6.56% 6.23% 3.29%
GLOBALFOUNDRIES Competitors -59.21% -14.72% 0.20%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

15.0% of GLOBALFOUNDRIES shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.7% of shares of all “Semiconductors & related devices” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.6% of shares of all “Semiconductors & related devices” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


GLOBALFOUNDRIES beats its peers on 7 of the 12 factors compared.


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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.

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