Comparing Richardson Electronics (RELL) & RADA Electronic Ind. (RADA)

Richardson Electronics (NASDAQ:RELL) and RADA Electronic Ind. (NASDAQ:RADA) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Richardson Electronics and RADA Electronic Ind.’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Richardson Electronics $163.21 million 0.61 $3.82 million N/A N/A
RADA Electronic Ind. $26.18 million 3.36 $2.23 million N/A N/A

Richardson Electronics has higher revenue and earnings than RADA Electronic Ind..


This table compares Richardson Electronics and RADA Electronic Ind.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Richardson Electronics 1.39% 2.15% 1.78%
RADA Electronic Ind. 2.80% 1.55% 1.27%


Richardson Electronics pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. RADA Electronic Ind. does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Richardson Electronics and RADA Electronic Ind., as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Richardson Electronics 0 0 0 0 N/A
RADA Electronic Ind. 0 0 1 0 3.00

RADA Electronic Ind. has a consensus price target of $5.00, suggesting a potential upside of 87.27%. Given RADA Electronic Ind.’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe RADA Electronic Ind. is more favorable than Richardson Electronics.

Volatility & Risk

Richardson Electronics has a beta of 0.44, meaning that its share price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RADA Electronic Ind. has a beta of 0.35, meaning that its share price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

43.6% of Richardson Electronics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.8% of RADA Electronic Ind. shares are owned by institutional investors. 35.6% of Richardson Electronics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of RADA Electronic Ind. shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Richardson Electronics beats RADA Electronic Ind. on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Richardson Electronics Company Profile

Richardson Electronics Ltd. engages in the provision of engineered solutions and distributes electronic components to the electron device marketplace. It operates through the following segments: Power and Microwave Technologies Group (PMT), Canvys, and Healthcare. The PMT segment provides solutions and adds value through design-in support, systems integration, prototype design and manufacturing, testing, logistics, and aftermarket technical service and repair-all through its existing global infrastructure. The Canvys segment offers customized display solutions serving the corporate enterprise, financial, healthcare, industrial, and medical original equipment manufacturers markets. The Healthcare segment manufactures, refurbishes, and distributes replacement parts for the healthcare market including hospitals, medical centers, asset management companies, independent service organizations, and multi-vendor service providers. The company was founded on May 31, 1947 and is headquartered in LaFox, IL.

RADA Electronic Ind. Company Profile

RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. develops, manufactures, markets, and sells defense electronics to various air forces and companies worldwide. The company offers military avionics systems, including flight data recorders for fighter aircraft; digital video/audio/data recorders with data transfer functions; high-rate data recorders for aircraft and airborne pods; video recorders and airborne data servers; high definition digital video/audio/data recording for fighter and trainer aircrafts; a range of head-up-displays color video cameras for fighter aircraft; and various ground debriefing solutions. It also provides avionics solutions comprising mission data recorders and debriefing solutions; weapon management systems; data interface and processing computers; HUD video cameras; and avionics for unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs). In addition, the company offers inertial navigation systems (INS); R-100F, a FOG based navigation-grade embedded GPS-INS for fighters and helicopters; R-200M, a MEMS-based multiple-sensor aided INS for UAVs and backup INS for manned aircraft; and modular avionics and MEMS-based INS for UAVs. Further, it provides ground-based radars for tactical applications, such as defense forces protection and border protection. The company has strategic relationships with Embraer S.A., Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., Lockheed Martin Corporation, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., and DRS and SAZE Technologies, as well as Boeing Defense, Space & Security. RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Netanya, Israel.

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