Analyzing Atomera (ATOM) & The Competition

Atomera (NASDAQ: ATOM) is one of 124 public companies in the “Semiconductors & related devices” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Atomera to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Atomera and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Atomera $110,000.00 -$13.06 million -3.47
Atomera Competitors $3.19 billion $554.39 million 6.90

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Atomera and its competitors, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Atomera 0 0 2 0 3.00
Atomera Competitors 1862 6440 11716 667 2.54

Atomera presently has a consensus price target of $9.00, suggesting a potential upside of 140.00%. As a group, “Semiconductors & related devices” companies have a potential upside of 31.69%. Given Atomera’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Atomera is more favorable than its competitors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

13.2% of Atomera shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.6% of shares of all “Semiconductors & related devices” companies are held by institutional investors. 9.1% of Atomera shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.1% of shares of all “Semiconductors & related devices” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Atomera N/A -94.91% -88.01%
Atomera Competitors -47.09% 4.39% 4.06%

Volatility and Risk

Atomera has a beta of 1.81, meaning that its stock price is 81% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Atomera’s competitors have a beta of 1.12, meaning that their average stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Atomera competitors beat Atomera on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Atomera

Atomera Incorporated engages in the business of developing, commercializing, and licensing proprietary processes and technologies for the semiconductor industry. Its lead technology is Mears Silicon Technology, a thin-film of reengineered silicon that can be applied as a transistor channel enhancement to CMOS-type transistors. The company was formerly known as Mears Technologies, Inc. and changed its name to Atomera Incorporated in January 2016. Atomera Incorporated was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

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