Contrasting AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR (AACAY) and Its Peers

AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR (OTCMKTS: AACAY) is one of 26 public companies in the “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR Competitors 97 360 645 61 2.58

As a group, “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 13.36%. Given AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


This table compares AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR 20.94% 30.58% 19.10%
AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR Competitors -16.66% 3.85% -2.24%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.1% of shares of all “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 17.6% of shares of all “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned 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.


AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR pays out 17.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies pay a dividend yield of 0.5% and pay out 12.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Volatility and Risk

AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR’s peers have a beta of 1.70, indicating that their average share price is 70% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR $2.62 billion $573.56 million 13.20
AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR Competitors $353.07 million $44.64 million -30.44

AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


AAC TECHNOLOGIE/ADR beats its peers on 7 of the 12 factors compared.


AAC Technologies Holdings Inc., an investment holding company, provides miniaturized technology components to the consumer electronics industry worldwide. The company operates through Dynamic Components, electromagnetic drives and precision components, Micro Electro-Mechanical System Components, and Other Products segments. It researches, develops, manufactures, and sells acoustic products, electronic components, tooling and precision components, and electronics related accessories and components; and offers electroplating services. Its products include miniature speaker modules, receivers, and speakers; optics, RF antennas traditional microphones, and headsets; and LDS antenna. The company's products are used in smartphones. The company was formerly known as AAC Acoustic Technologies Holdings Inc. and changed its name to AAC Technologies Holdings Inc. in May 2011. AAC Technologies Holdings Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Shenzhen, China.

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