Head-To-Head Analysis: Rda Microelectronics (RDA) and Its Peers

Rda Microelectronics (NASDAQ: RDA) is one of 104 publicly-traded companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Rda Microelectronics to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Risk and Volatility

Rda Microelectronics has a beta of 0.4, indicating that its stock price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rda Microelectronics’ competitors have a beta of 1.02, indicating that their average stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

65.7% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.2% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Rda Microelectronics and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rda Microelectronics 0 0 0 0 N/A
Rda Microelectronics Competitors 924 4754 8698 361 2.58

As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 9.04%. Given Rda Microelectronics’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Rda Microelectronics has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.


This table compares Rda Microelectronics and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rda Microelectronics N/A N/A N/A
Rda Microelectronics Competitors -45.76% 1.72% 1.40%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Rda Microelectronics and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Rda Microelectronics N/A N/A 31.81
Rda Microelectronics Competitors $4.28 billion $522.04 million 45.42

Rda Microelectronics’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Rda Microelectronics. Rda Microelectronics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


Rda Microelectronics competitors beat Rda Microelectronics on 7 of the 8 factors compared.

Rda Microelectronics Company Profile

RDA Microelectronics, Inc. (RDA) is engaged in fabless semiconductor company, which designs, develops and markets radio-frequency and mixed-signal semiconductors for a range of cellular, broadcast, and connectivity applications. Its system-level property includes frequency modulation, Bluetooth, wireless fidelity, global positioning system, analog mobile television, china mobile multimedia broadcasting, digital audio broadcasting, and other radio-frequency components, including second generation and third generation transceivers, digital video broadcasting – terrestrial (DVB-T) and DVB- satellite tuners, and power amplifiers. It designs, develops and markets radio-frequency and mixed-signal semiconductors for a range of cellular, broadcast, and connectivity applications in consumer electronics devices, in mobile handsets. In March 2012, it acquired all of the baseband intellectual property of Coolsand Holding Co., Ltd. and its subsidiaries (Coolsand).

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