Direct comparison between BE Semiconductor Industries (OTCMKTS: BESIY) and Semiconductor Manufacturing International (OTCMKTS: SMICY)

BE Semiconductor industries (OTCMKTS: BESIYGet a rating) and Semiconductor Manufacturing International (OTCMKTS: SMICYGet a rating) are both IT and technology companies, but which stock is superior? We will compare the two companies based on their risk strength, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and profitability.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.0% of Semiconductor Manufacturing International shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of BE Semiconductor Industries shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and risk

BE Semiconductor Industries has a beta of 1.48, which means its stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Semiconductor Manufacturing International has a beta of 0.7, which means its stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of the current ratings and price targets for BE Semiconductor Industries and Semiconductor Manufacturing International, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
BE Semiconductor Industries 1 1 2 0 2.25
International Semiconductor Manufacturing 0 0 1 0 3.00

BE Semiconductor Industries currently has a consensus target price of $82.00, suggesting a potential upside of 32.91%. Considering the likely higher upside of BE Semiconductor Industries, research analysts clearly believe that BE Semiconductor Industries is more favorable than Semiconductor Manufacturing International.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of BE Semiconductor Industries and Semiconductor Manufacturing International.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
BE Semiconductor Industries $886.55 million 5.05 $334.13 million $4.35 14.18
International Semiconductor Manufacturing $3.12 billion 5.18 $234.68 million $0.21 66.67

BE Semiconductor Industries has higher revenues, but lower revenues than Semiconductor Manufacturing International. BE Semiconductor Industries trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Semiconductor Manufacturing International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of BE Semiconductor Industries and Semiconductor Manufacturing International.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
BE Semiconductor Industries 38.71% 56.24% 28.69%
International Semiconductor Manufacturing 14.53% 4.00% 2.62%


BE Semiconductor Industries beats Semiconductor Manufacturing International on 9 out of 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

BE Semiconductor Industries Company Profile (Get a rating)

BE Semiconductor Industries NV develops, manufactures, markets, sells and services semiconductor assembly equipment for the semiconductor and electronics industries worldwide. The Company‘s main products include chip bonding equipment, such as single-chip, multi-chip, multi-module, flip-chip, thermal compression bonding, deployment wafer-level packaging, hybrid and integrated chip bonding. and chip sorting systems; and packaging equipment, including conventional, ultra-thin and wafer-level molding systems, as well as cutting and forming and separation systems. Its main products also include plating equipment including tin, copper and precious and solar metal plating systems, as well as related processing chemicals; and tooling, conversion kits, spare parts and other services. The company’s main brands are Datacon, Esec, Fico and Meco. It offers its products primarily to multinational chipmakers, assembly contractors, and electronics and industrial companies. The company was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Duiven, the Netherlands.

International Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Profile (Get a rating)

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, an investment holding company, is engaged in the computer-aided design, manufacturing, testing, packaging and marketing of integrated circuits (ICs) and other semiconductor services. It is also involved in wafer manufacturing, wafer probing and bumping, technology development, design service, mask manufacturing, IC assembly and final testing; and the sale of products manufactured by us. Additionally, the company designs and manufactures solid-state masks; and provides marketing-related services. It operates in North America, China, Hong Kong and Eurasia. The company serves embedded device manufacturers, fabless semiconductor companies and system companies. Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China.

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