Garmin Ltd. (GRMN) and Dynasil Corporation of America (NASDAQ:DYSL) Comparison side by side

As Scientific & Technical Instruments businesses, Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) and Dynasil Corporation of America (NASDAQ:DYSL), are affected by contrast. This especially applies to their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Garmin Ltd. 3.28B 4.10 632.43M 3.39 19.14
Dynasil Corporation of America 40.68M 0.39 1.76M 0.03 35.04

Demonstrates Garmin Ltd. and Dynasil Corporation of America earnings per share, gross revenue and valuation. Dynasil Corporation of America is observed to has lower revenue and earnings than Garmin Ltd. Currently more affordable of the two stocks is the company with a lower price-to-earnings ratio. Garmin Ltd.’s presently lower price-to-earnings ratio means it is more affordable than Dynasil Corporation of America.


Table 2 provides the return on assets, net margins and return on equity of the two firms.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Garmin Ltd. 19.28% 16.5% 12.9%
Dynasil Corporation of America 4.33% -0.7% -0.4%

Risk & Volatility

A beta of 1.02 shows that Garmin Ltd. is 2.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500. Competitively, Dynasil Corporation of America’s beta is 0.22 which is 78.00% less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500.


The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of Garmin Ltd. are 2.8 and 2.2 respectively. Its competitor Dynasil Corporation of America’s Current Ratio is 1.7 and its Quick Ratio is 1.1. Garmin Ltd. can pay off short and long-term obligations better than Dynasil Corporation of America.


Garmin Ltd. pays out an annual dividend of $2.12 per share while its dividend yield is 2.96%. No dividend is paid out by Dynasil Corporation of America

Analyst Ratings

Garmin Ltd. and Dynasil Corporation of America Ratings and Recommendations are available in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Garmin Ltd. 0 1 0 2.00
Dynasil Corporation of America 0 0 0 0.00

Garmin Ltd. has an average target price of $70, and a -1.66% downside potential.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Institutional investors owned 46.4% of Garmin Ltd. shares and 5.5% of Dynasil Corporation of America shares. About 1% of Garmin Ltd.’s share are owned by insiders. Competitively, 18.2% are Dynasil Corporation of America’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)
Garmin Ltd. -2.6% -1.23% -4.56% 4.29% 5.97% 9%
Dynasil Corporation of America 2.82% -15.54% -29.97% -31.94% -26.67% -19.83%

For the past year Garmin Ltd. had bullish trend while Dynasil Corporation of America had bearish trend.


Garmin Ltd. beats Dynasil Corporation of America on 14 of the 15 factors.

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.

Dynasil Corporation of America develops, markets, manufactures, and sells detection, sensing, and analysis technology and optical components in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Contract Research, Optics, and Biomedical. The Contract Research segment develops advanced technology in materials, sensors, and prototype instruments that detect or measure radiation, light, magnetism, or sound for use in security, medical, and industrial applications. The Optics segment supplies synthetic crystals, optical materials, components, and coatings that are used in devices, such as baggage scanners, medical imaging systems, optical instruments, lasers, analytical instruments, automotive components, semiconductor/electronic devices, spacecraft/aircraft components, and advertising displays in the medical, industrial, and homeland security/defense sectors. The Biomedical segment engages in the development of tissue sealant products. The company distributes its products through direct sales and marketing staff, as well as through manufacturerÂ’s representatives and distributors. Dynasil Corporation of America was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.