Wireless Xcessories Group (OTCMKTS:WIRX) and Integer (NYSE:ITGR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, valuation, dividends and risk.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
97.7% of Integer shares are held by institutional investors. 23.4% of Wireless Xcessories Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.6% of Integer shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Wireless Xcessories Group and Integer, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Wireless Xcessories Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Integer has a consensus target price of $84.50, suggesting a potential upside of 4.45%. Given Integer’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Integer is more favorable than Wireless Xcessories Group.
Risk and Volatility
Wireless Xcessories Group has a beta of -0.16, suggesting that its share price is 116% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Integer has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Wireless Xcessories Group and Integer’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Wireless Xcessories Group||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Wireless Xcessories Group and Integer’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Wireless Xcessories Group||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Integer||$1.46 billion||1.79||$66.67 million||$2.81||28.79|
Integer has higher revenue and earnings than Wireless Xcessories Group.
Integer beats Wireless Xcessories Group on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Wireless Xcessories Group
Wireless Xcessories Group, Inc. designs, manufactures, and distributes accessories for cellular phones primarily in the United States. It offers batteries; and hands free devices, and car and travel chargers, as well as various carrying cases. The company sells its products to dealers and distributors through an in-house sales force, as well as through its Website, wirexgroup.com. Wireless Xcessories Group, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania.
Integer Holdings Corporation operates as a medical device outsource manufacturer worldwide. It operates through two segments, Medical and Non-Medical. The company offers arthroscopic devices and components, such as shaver blades and burrs, ablation probes, and suture anchors; laparoscopic and general surgery products, including trocars, endoscopes and laparoscopes, closure devices, harmonic scalpels, bipolar energy delivery devices, radio frequency probes, thermal tumor ablation devices, and ophthalmic surgery devices; and biopsy and drug delivery products. It also provides orthopedic products, including hip and shoulder joint reconstruction implants, plates, screws, and spinal devices, as well as instruments and delivery systems. In addition, the company provides products for vascular, cardiac surgery, and structural heart diseases; peripheral vascular, neurovascular, urology, and oncology products; and electrophysiology, infusion therapy, and hemodialysis products. Further, it offers cardiac and neuromodulation products, such as batteries, capacitors, filtered and unfiltered feedthroughs, engineered components, implantable stimulation leads, and enclosures; pacemakers, implantable cardiac defibrillators, cardiac resynchronization therapy devices, implantable cardiac monitors, and other implantable devices; and neuromodulation medical devices. Additionally, it offers customized battery power and management systems, charging and docking stations, and power supplies for energy, military, and environmental markets. It serves multi-national original equipment manufacturers and their affiliated subsidiaries in the cardiac, neuromodulation, orthopedics, vascular, and advanced surgical markets. The company was formerly known as Greatbatch, Inc. and changed its name to Integer Holdings Corporation in July 2016. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.
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