Rudolph Technologies Inc. (RTEC)’s Financial Results Comparing With Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN)

We are contrasting Rudolph Technologies Inc. (NYSE:RTEC) and Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) on their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation. They both are Scientific & Technical Instruments companies, competing one another.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Rudolph Technologies Inc. 273.78M 2.48 45.10M 1.40 16.14
Garmin Ltd. 3.35B 4.68 694.08M 3.66 23.17

Demonstrates Rudolph Technologies Inc. and Garmin Ltd. earnings per share, gross revenue and valuation. Garmin Ltd. is observed to has higher revenue and earnings than Rudolph Technologies Inc. The company that is currently more affordable of the two stocks is the one that has a lower price-to-earnings ratio. Rudolph Technologies Inc.’s shares have been trading at lower price-to-earnings ratio which means it is currently more affordable than Garmin Ltd.


Table 2 represents Rudolph Technologies Inc. (NYSE:RTEC) and Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN)’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rudolph Technologies Inc. 16.47% 12.4% 10.7%
Garmin Ltd. 20.72% 17.5% 13.7%

Volatility & Risk

A 0.92 beta means Rudolph Technologies Inc.’s volatility is 8.00% less than Standard & Poor’s 500’s volatility. Garmin Ltd. has a 0.96 beta and it is 4.00% less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500.


The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of Rudolph Technologies Inc. are 7.8 and 5.6 respectively. Its competitor Garmin Ltd.’s Current Ratio is 2.9 and its Quick Ratio is 2.3. Rudolph Technologies Inc. can pay off short and long-term obligations better than Garmin Ltd.


Garmin Ltd. also pays out annual dividends at $2.12 per share and at a 2.55% dividend yield. Rudolph Technologies Inc. does not offer a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

Rudolph Technologies Inc. and Garmin Ltd. Ratings and Recommendations are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rudolph Technologies Inc. 0 0 3 3.00
Garmin Ltd. 1 2 0 2.67

The average price target of Rudolph Technologies Inc. is $32, with potential upside of 45.65%. Garmin Ltd. on the other hand boasts of a $75.75 average price target and a -8.38% potential downside. Based on the data shown earlier, Rudolph Technologies Inc. is looking more favorable than Garmin Ltd., analysts view.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Roughly 94.7% of Rudolph Technologies Inc. shares are held by institutional investors while 46.1% of Garmin Ltd. are owned by institutional investors. Rudolph Technologies Inc.’s share held by insiders are 2.1%. Insiders Competitively, held 1.2% of Garmin Ltd. shares.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Rudolph Technologies Inc. -2.72% 3.91% 6.06% -18.37% -14.67% 10.26%
Garmin Ltd. 1.42% 22.49% 27.66% 24.42% 43.97% 33.83%

For the past year Rudolph Technologies Inc.’s stock price has smaller growth than Garmin Ltd.


Garmin Ltd. beats on 14 of the 16 factors Rudolph Technologies Inc.

Rudolph Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and supports process control defect inspection and metrology, advanced packaging lithography, and data analysis systems and software used in microelectronic device manufacturing. The company also offers process and yield management solutions used in wafer processing and final manufacturing through standalone systems for macro-defect inspection, lithography, probe card test and analysis, and transparent and opaque thin film measurements. In addition, it provides spare parts. The company markets and sells its products to logic, memory, data storage, flat panel, and application-specific integrated circuit device, and packaging manufacturers. Rudolph Technologies, Inc. offers its products in the United States, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Austria, Japan, Germany, and China, as well as other European and Asian countries. The company was formerly known as Rudolph Research Corporation. Rudolph Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts.

Garmin Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes a range of navigation, communication, and information devices worldwide. It operates through five segments: Auto, Aviation, Marine, Outdoor, and Fitness. The Auto segment offers personal navigation devices; infotainment solutions; and action cameras, as well as mobile applications under the Garmin and NAVIGON names. The Aviation segment provides navigation, communication, flight control, hazard avoidance, weather radar, radar altimeter, datalink weather, in-cockpit and cloud connectivity, automated logbook, voice and touch control, and other products and services; wearables, portables, and apps; and traffic collision avoidance, and terrain awareness and warning systems. It also offers controller-pilot data link, a suite of automatic dependent surveillance broadcast solutions. The Marine segment provides chartplotters and multi-function displays, fish finders, sounders, autopilot systems, radars, compliant instrument displays, VHF communication radios, handhelds and wrist-worn devices, sailing products, and entertainment products. The Outdoor segment offers outdoor handhelds, wearable devices, golf devices, and dog tracking and training/pet obedience devices. The Fitness segment provides running/multi-sport watches, cycling computers, cycling power meters, cycling safety and awareness products, and activity tracking devices, as well as Garmin Connect and Garmin Connect Mobile, which are Web and mobile platforms for users to track and analyze their fitness and wellness data. The company sells its global positioning system receivers and accessories to retail outlets; and aviation products to aviation dealers and aircraft manufacturers through a network of independent dealers and distributors. Garmin Ltd. was founded in 1990 and is based in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

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