Daqo New Energy (NYSE:DQ – Get Free Report) and ASMPT (OTCMKTS:ASMVF – Get Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.
This table compares Daqo New Energy and ASMPT’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Daqo New Energy||31.45%||16.65%||14.38%|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Daqo New Energy and ASMPT, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Daqo New Energy||0||2||2||0||2.50|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Daqo New Energy and ASMPT’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Daqo New Energy||$3.43 billion||0.73||$1.82 billion||$13.75||2.35|
Daqo New Energy has higher revenue and earnings than ASMPT. Daqo New Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ASMPT, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
57.4% of Daqo New Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.1% of ASMPT shares are held by institutional investors. 24.3% of Daqo New Energy shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Daqo New Energy beats ASMPT on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Daqo New Energy
Daqo New Energy Corp., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells polysilicon to photovoltaic product manufacturers in the People's Republic of China. Its products are used in ingots, wafers, cells, and modules for solar power solutions. The company was formerly known as Mega Stand International Limited and changed its name to Daqo New Energy Corp. in August 2009. Daqo New Energy Corp. was founded in 2006 and is based in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.
ASMPT Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of machine and tools used in the semiconductor and electronics assembly industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Semiconductor Solutions and Surface Mount Technology Solutions. The Semiconductor Solutions segment offers wire and die bonders, encapsulation solutions, test handlers, clip bonders, CIS equipment, TCB and flip chip bonders, mold under fill, panel molding, and laser grooving and dicing. The Surface Mount Technology Solutions segment provides assembly line solutions; DEK printing systems; SIPLACE placement systems; and ASM smart factory tools and services. It also offers agency, logistics, marketing, and property investment services; develops, produces, markets, and sells execution systems software solutions; and trades in semiconductor and surface mount technology equipment. ASMPT Limited was formerly known as ASM Pacific Technology Limited and changed its name to ASMPT Limited in June 2022. The company was incorporated in 1975 and is headquartered in Singapore.
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