Peraso (PRSO) & Its Peers Critical Analysis

Peraso (NASDAQ: PRSO) is one of 159 publicly-traded companies in the “Semiconductors & related devices” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Peraso to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Peraso and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Peraso $6.80 million -$3.78 million -3.79
Peraso Competitors $3.41 billion $630.21 million -9.21

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Peraso and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Peraso 0 0 0 0 N/A
Peraso Competitors 2221 8873 16473 671 2.55

As a group, “Semiconductors & related devices” companies have a potential upside of 20.28%. Given Peraso’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Peraso has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Peraso -97.76% -39.84% -33.44%
Peraso Competitors -12.87% 2.59% 2.46%

Volatility & Risk

Peraso has a beta of 2.3, suggesting that its share price is 130% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Peraso’s competitors have a beta of 4.10, suggesting that their average share price is 310% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

3.5% of Peraso shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.5% of shares of all “Semiconductors & related devices” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of Peraso shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 8.6% of shares of all “Semiconductors & related devices” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Peraso competitors beat Peraso on 9 of the 10 factors compared.

Peraso Company Profile

Peraso, Inc. offers chipsets, modules, software and IP. It supports a variety of applications, including fixed wireless access, immersive video and factory automation. Its solutions for data and telecom networks focus on accelerating data intelligence and multi-access edge computing, providing end-to-end solutions from the edge to the centralized core and into the cloud. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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