Smart Global Holdings (NYSE:SGH) and EVERSPIN TECH (MRAM) Head-To-Head Analysis

Smart Global Holdings (NYSE: SGH) and EVERSPIN TECH (NASDAQ:MRAM) are both small-cap technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

40.1% of EVERSPIN TECH shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Smart Global Holdings and EVERSPIN TECH’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Smart Global Holdings 3.84% 132.75% 6.97%
EVERSPIN TECH -57.99% N/A -56.37%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Smart Global Holdings and EVERSPIN TECH, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Smart Global Holdings 0 0 5 1 3.17
EVERSPIN TECH 0 0 4 0 3.00

Smart Global Holdings currently has a consensus target price of $21.83, indicating a potential upside of 19.11%. EVERSPIN TECH has a consensus target price of $14.00, indicating a potential downside of 3.31%. Given Smart Global Holdings’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Smart Global Holdings is more favorable than EVERSPIN TECH.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Smart Global Holdings and EVERSPIN TECH’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Smart Global Holdings $684.47 million 0.58 $71.24 million N/A N/A
EVERSPIN TECH $28.77 million 6.30 -$16.52 million ($1.93) -7.50

Smart Global Holdings has higher revenue and earnings than EVERSPIN TECH.


Smart Global Holdings beats EVERSPIN TECH on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Smart Global Holdings

Smart Global Holdings Inc. is a holding company. The Company through its subsidiaries provides specialty memory solutions. The Company manufactures memory for desktops, notebooks, servers and mobile memory for smartphones. The Company also serves original equipment manufacturer (OEM), customers to develop memory solutions. The Company also provides customized, integrated supply chain services to certain OEM customers to assist them in the management and execution of their procurement processes. The Company offers its products and services under a range of categories including dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) components, DRAM modules, flash components, mobile memory and supply chain services. The Company offers a range of DRAM modules including DIMMs, nonvolatile DIMMs, load reducing DIMMs, registered DIMMs, unbuffered DIMMs, small outline DIMMs, and mini-DIMMs.


Everspin Technologies, Inc. is a United States-based provider of magnetoresistive random-access memory (MRAM) solutions. The Company is engaged in designing, manufacturing and shipping discrete and embedded MRAM and spin-torque MRAM (ST-MRAM) into markets and applications. The Company’s products include 8-bit/16-bit Parallel Interface MRAM, Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI), Quad SPI and Double Data Rate (DDR) 3 dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) Compatible MRAM – Spin Torque Technology. The Company’s MR10Q010 Quad SPI MRAM is a memory solution for applications that store and retrieve data and programs. Its DDR3 DRAM Compatible MRAM – Spin Torque Technology is designed to comply with all DDR3 DRAM features, such as on-device termination (ODT) and internal ZQ calibration. Its family of both parallel asynchronous input/output (I/O) and serial peripheral interface (SPI) products in densities ranging from 256 kilobyte (Kb) to 16 megabyte (Mb) is available in die form.

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