Financial Review: FormFactor (NASDAQ:FORM) versus China Sunergy (OTCMKTS:CSUNY)

China Sunergy (OTCMKTS:CSUNYGet Free Report) and FormFactor (NASDAQ:FORMGet Free Report) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

98.8% of FormFactor shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of FormFactor shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

China Sunergy has a beta of 3.78, suggesting that its share price is 278% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FormFactor has a beta of 1.11, suggesting that its share price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for China Sunergy and FormFactor, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
China Sunergy 0 0 0 0 N/A
FormFactor 0 5 4 0 2.44

FormFactor has a consensus price target of $49.30, indicating a potential downside of 20.11%. Given FormFactor’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe FormFactor is more favorable than China Sunergy.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares China Sunergy and FormFactor’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
China Sunergy N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
FormFactor $663.10 million 7.18 $82.39 million $1.32 46.75

FormFactor has higher revenue and earnings than China Sunergy.

Profitability

This table compares China Sunergy and FormFactor’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
China Sunergy N/A N/A N/A
FormFactor 15.48% 2.29% 1.87%

Summary

FormFactor beats China Sunergy on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About China Sunergy

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China Sunergy Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets solar cells and modules in the People's Republic of China and internationally. The company offers monocrystalline and multicrystalline silicon solar cells; and standard P-type solar cells, HP solar cells, and emitter cells, as well as solar modules for use in a range of residential, commercial, industrial, and other solar power generation systems. It also invests in, develops, and operates solar power projects. The company sells its products to system integrators, solar power project developers, and solar power product distributors under the CSUN brand name, as well as on an original equipment manufacturing basis. China Sunergy Co., Ltd. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Nanjing, the People's Republic of China.

About FormFactor

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FormFactor, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells probe cards, analytical probes, probe stations, metrology systems, thermal systems, and cryogenic systems to semiconductor companies and scientific institutions in the United States, Taiwan, South Korea, China, Europe, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Probe Cards and Systems. The company offers probe cards to test various semiconductor device types, including systems on a chip products, mobile application processors, microprocessors, microcontrollers, and graphic processors, as well as radio frequency, analog, mixed signal, image sensor, electro-optical, dynamic random access memory, NAND flash memory, and NOR flash memory devices, as well as computer processor devices; and analytical probes, which are used for a range of applications, including device characterization, electrical simulation model development, failure analysis, and prototype design debugging for universities, research institutions, semiconductor integrated device manufacturers, semiconductor foundries, and fabless semiconductor companies. It also provides probe systems for semiconductor design engineers to capture and analyze accurate data; surface metrology systems for the development, production, and quality control of semiconductor products; thermal subsystems, such as thermal chucks and other test systems used in probe stations and other applications; and precision cryogenic instruments, semiconductor tests, and measurement systems. In addition, the company offers on-site probe card maintenance and service training, seminars, and telephone support services. It markets and sells its products through direct sales force, manufacturers' representatives, and distributors. The company was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in Livermore, California.

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