Ichor (ICHR) vs. The Competition Critical Survey

Ichor (NASDAQ: ICHR) is one of 78 public companies in the “ELECTRON-SEMI” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Ichor to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.

Risk & Volatility

Ichor has a beta of 5.3, suggesting that its share price is 430% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ichor’s rivals have a beta of 0.91, suggesting that their average share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Ichor and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ichor 0 0 4 1 3.20
Ichor Competitors 861 3675 7247 372 2.59

Ichor currently has a consensus price target of $38.80, suggesting a potential upside of 40.38%. As a group, “ELECTRON-SEMI” companies have a potential upside of 8.92%. Given Ichor’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Ichor is more favorable than its rivals.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Ichor and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Ichor $655.89 million $51.39 million 14.10
Ichor Competitors $3.31 billion $480.79 million -5.95

Ichor’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Ichor. Ichor is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

71.6% of Ichor shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.9% of shares of all “ELECTRON-SEMI” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.8% of Ichor shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.9% of shares of all “ELECTRON-SEMI” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Ichor and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ichor 7.83% 33.93% 16.06%
Ichor Competitors -14.09% -0.32% 2.88%


Ichor beats its rivals on 10 of the 13 factors compared.

Ichor Company Profile

Ichor Holdings, Ltd. is engaged in the design, engineering and manufacturing of critical fluid delivery subsystems for semiconductor capital equipment. The Company’s primary offerings include gas and chemical delivery subsystems, collectively known as fluid delivery subsystems, which are key elements of the process tools used in the manufacturing of semiconductor devices. The Company’s gas delivery subsystems deliver, monitor and control precise quantities of the specialized gases used in semiconductor manufacturing processes, such as etch and deposition. Its chemical delivery subsystems precisely blend and dispense the reactive liquid chemistries used in semiconductor manufacturing processes, such as chemical-mechanical planarization (CMP) electroplating and cleaning. The Company also manufactures certain components for internal use in fluid delivery systems and for direct sales to its customers.

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