Comparing of Quantenna Communications Inc. (QTNA) and Lantronix Inc. (NASDAQ:LTRX)

Quantenna Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:QTNA) and Lantronix Inc. (NASDAQ:LTRX) are two firms in the Communication Equipment that compete against each other. Below is a comparison of their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Quantenna Communications Inc. 220.46M 3.59 3.08M 0.07 268.68
Lantronix Inc. 48.03M 1.18 1.29M 0.06 38.06

In table 1 we can see Quantenna Communications Inc. and Lantronix Inc.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Lantronix Inc. seems to has lower revenue and earnings compared to Quantenna Communications Inc. The company that is presently more expensive of the two stocks is the one that has a higher P/E ratio. Quantenna Communications Inc. is thus presently the expensive of the two stocks because it has a higher P/E ratio.


Table 2 represents Quantenna Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:QTNA) and Lantronix Inc. (NASDAQ:LTRX)’s return on equity, return on assets and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Quantenna Communications Inc. 1.40% 17.5% 14.7%
Lantronix Inc. 2.69% 4.4% 3.3%


Quantenna Communications Inc.’s Current Ratio is 5.4 while its Quick Ratio is 4.7. On the competitive side is, Lantronix Inc. which has a 3.4 Current Ratio and a 2.5 Quick Ratio. Quantenna Communications Inc. is better positioned to pay off short and long-term obligations compared to Lantronix Inc.

Analyst Recommendations

The table shown features the ratings and recommendations for Quantenna Communications Inc. and Lantronix Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Quantenna Communications Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
Lantronix Inc. 0 0 1 3.00

On the other hand, Lantronix Inc.’s potential upside is 114.84% and its average price target is $5.5.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both Quantenna Communications Inc. and Lantronix Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 84.2% and 28.5% respectively. Quantenna Communications Inc.’s share owned by insiders are 1.4%. Competitively, 3.9% are Lantronix Inc.’s share owned by insiders.


In this table we show 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)
Quantenna Communications Inc. -3.33% 22.29% 17.57% 6.9% 30.59% 27.32%
Lantronix Inc. -19.45% -11.94% -13.24% -56.3% 2.61% -19.73%

For the past year Quantenna Communications Inc. had bullish trend while Lantronix Inc. had bearish trend.


Quantenna Communications Inc. beats Lantronix Inc. on 12 of the 14 factors.

Quantenna Communications, Inc. designs, develops, and markets wireless communication solutions enabling wireless local area networking for telecommunications service provider market in the United States and internationally. The companyÂ’s solutions portfolio comprises radio frequency chips and digital baseband chips, which support the IEEE Wi-Fi standards, including 802.11n, 802.11ac, and draft 802.11ax. It offers its products for home networking applications, including home gateways, repeaters, and set-top boxes, as well as retail, outdoor, small and medium business, enterprise networking, and consumer electronics applications. The company sells its Wi-Fi solutions directly to original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers; and third-party distributors. Quantenna Communications, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.

Lantronix, Inc. provides secure data access and management solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) assets in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific Japan. The companyÂ’s IoT products include IoT gateways, which provide secure connectivity and the ability to add integrated device management and advanced data access features; and IoT building blocks that offer basic secure machine connectivity and unmanaged data access. It also offers information technology (IT) management products, which comprise console management, power management, and keyboard video mouse products that offer remote access to IT and networking infrastructure deployed in test labs, data centers, and server rooms; and xPrintServer. The company provides its IT management product line and external IoT solutions through value added resellers, systems integrators, distributors, consumers, online retailers, IT resellers, corporate customers, and government entities, e-tailers, original design manufacturers, and original equipment manufacturers. Lantronix, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

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