Reviewing IntriCon (IIN) & Minebea Mitsumi (MNBEY)

IntriCon (NASDAQ:IIN) and Minebea Mitsumi (OTCMKTS:MNBEY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for IntriCon and Minebea Mitsumi, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
IntriCon 0 0 3 0 3.00
Minebea Mitsumi 0 0 0 0 N/A

IntriCon currently has a consensus target price of $54.00, suggesting a potential upside of 96.72%. Given IntriCon’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe IntriCon is more favorable than Minebea Mitsumi.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares IntriCon and Minebea Mitsumi’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
IntriCon $88.31 million 2.69 $1.80 million $0.29 94.66
Minebea Mitsumi $7.94 billion 0.78 $536.22 million N/A N/A

Minebea Mitsumi has higher revenue and earnings than IntriCon.

Dividends

Minebea Mitsumi pays an annual dividend of $0.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. IntriCon does not pay a dividend.

Risk and Volatility

IntriCon has a beta of 1.3, suggesting that its stock price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Minebea Mitsumi has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

59.5% of IntriCon shares are held by institutional investors. 21.2% of IntriCon shares are held 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.

Profitability

This table compares IntriCon and Minebea Mitsumi’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
IntriCon 4.82% 13.06% 7.09%
Minebea Mitsumi 6.21% 17.06% 8.57%

Summary

IntriCon beats Minebea Mitsumi on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

IntriCon Company Profile

IntriCon Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, and distributes body-worn devices in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Body Worn Devices and Hearing Health Direct-To-Consumer. It offers micro-miniature products, microelectronics; micro-mechanical assemblies; high-precision injection-molded plastic components; and assemblies and software solutions for medical bio-telemetry devices, hearing healthcare, and professional audio communication devices markets. The company also provides medical and micro coils for pacemaker programming and interventional catheter positioning applications; bubble sensors and flow restrictors that monitor and control the flow of fluid in an intravenous infusion system; and safety needle products for original equipment manufacturing customers. In addition, it offers professional audio headset products used for emergency response needs in the fire, law enforcement, safety, aviation, and military markets; and a line of miniature ear-and head-worn devices used by performers and support staff in the music and stage performance markets. The company sells its hearing device products, and medical and professional audio communications products directly to hearing instrument manufacturers, distributors, and partnerships; and microphone products to the radio communication and professional audio industries, as well as markets and sells hearing aid devices directly to consumers through direct mail advertising, Internet, and call center. IntriCon Corporation was formerly known as Selas Corporation of America. The company was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Arden Hills, Minnesota.

Minebea Mitsumi Company Profile

MinebeaMitsumi Inc. manufactures and supplies machined components, and electronic devices and components in China, Japan, Thailand, Europe, the United States, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Machined Components, Electronic Devices and Components, and MITSUMI business. The Machined Components segment provides bearing products, including miniature and small-sized ball bearings, rod-end and spherical bearings, roller bearings, bushings, and precision machined parts. This segment also offers bearing-related products comprising pivot assemblies and precision mechanical assemblies; and fasteners, defense related special components, and magnetic clutches and brakes. The Electronic Devices and Components segment provides rotary components, such as fan motors, blowers, hybrid type stepping motors, small diameter/PM stepping motors, brush DC motors, small brushless motors, power brushless motors, polygon mirror scanner motors, HDD spindle motors, high-pressure blowers, rotation angle sensors, and fan units; and back light inverters and LED drivers, as well as lighting devices for LCDs. This segment also offers measuring components consisting of strain gages, force sensors, load cells, pressure sensors, torque transducers, vector sensors, digital indicators, and tensile and compression testing machines. The MITSUMI business segment makes camera actuators for smartphones, mechanical parts, connectors, switches, power supply components, antennas, tuners and semi-conductor devices. It serves customers in IT, telecommunications, aerospace, automotive, home appliance, and other industries. The company was formerly known as Minebea Co., Ltd. and changed its name to MinebeaMitsumi Inc. in January 2017. MinebeaMitsumi Inc. was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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