Critical Review: Maxeon Solar Technologies (NASDAQ:MAXN) versus NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI)


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Maxeon Solar Technologies (NASDAQ:MAXN) and NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, valuation and risk.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

10.0% of Maxeon Solar Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.8% of NXP Semiconductors shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of NXP Semiconductors shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Maxeon Solar Technologies and NXP Semiconductors’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Maxeon Solar Technologies N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
NXP Semiconductors $8.88 billion 5.59 $243.00 million $8.04 22.07

NXP Semiconductors has higher revenue and earnings than Maxeon Solar Technologies.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Maxeon Solar Technologies and NXP Semiconductors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Maxeon Solar Technologies 1 0 1 0 2.00
NXP Semiconductors 1 7 15 1 2.67

Maxeon Solar Technologies currently has a consensus target price of $29.00, indicating a potential downside of 22.79%. NXP Semiconductors has a consensus target price of $152.38, indicating a potential downside of 14.12%. Given NXP Semiconductors’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe NXP Semiconductors is more favorable than Maxeon Solar Technologies.

Profitability

This table compares Maxeon Solar Technologies and NXP Semiconductors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Maxeon Solar Technologies N/A N/A N/A
NXP Semiconductors -1.70% 17.16% 7.78%

Summary

NXP Semiconductors beats Maxeon Solar Technologies on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Maxeon Solar Technologies Company Profile

Maxeon Solar Technologies, Ltd. designs, manufactures, and sells solar panels under the SunPower brand name worldwide. The company is headquartered in Singapore. Maxeon Solar Technologies, Ltd. operates independently of SunPower Corporation as of August 26, 2020.

NXP Semiconductors Company Profile

NXP Semiconductors N.V. offers various semiconductor products. The company's product portfolio includes microcontrollers; application processors including i.MX application processors and i.MX 8 family of applications processors ; communication processors; wireless connectivity solutions, such as Near Field Communications, Ultra-wideband, Bluetooth low-energy, Zigbee, and Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth integrated SoCs; analog and interface devices; Radio Frequency power amplifiers; and security controllers, as well as semiconductor-based environmental and inertial sensors, including pressure, inertial, magnetic, and gyroscopic sensors. Its product solutions are used in a range of applications, including automotive, industrial and Internet of Things, mobile, and communication infrastructure. The company markets its products to various original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, contract manufacturers, and distributors. It operates is China, the Netherlands, the United States, Singapore, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, and internationally. NXP Semiconductors N.V. has a strategic relationship with Amazon Web Services to extend connected vehicle opportunities. The company was formerly known as KASLION Acquisition B.V and changed its name to NXP Semiconductors N.V. in May 2010. NXP Semiconductors N.V. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

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