Reviewing China Sunergy (OTCMKTS:CSUNY) and DSP Group (OTCMKTS:DSPG)

China Sunergy (OTCMKTS:CSUNY) and DSP Group (NASDAQ:DSPG) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.


This table compares China Sunergy and DSP Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
China Sunergy N/A N/A N/A
DSP Group -1.30% 4.53% 3.48%

Risk & Volatility

China Sunergy has a beta of 3.72, suggesting that its stock price is 272% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DSP Group has a beta of 0.72, suggesting that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

82.0% of DSP Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.7% of DSP Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for China Sunergy and DSP Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
China Sunergy 0 0 0 0 N/A
DSP Group 0 0 3 0 3.00

DSP Group has a consensus price target of $18.33, suggesting a potential upside of 33.92%. Given DSP Group’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe DSP Group is more favorable than China Sunergy.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares China Sunergy and DSP Group’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
China Sunergy N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DSP Group $117.44 million 2.67 -$1.96 million $0.23 59.52

China Sunergy has higher earnings, but lower revenue than DSP Group.


DSP Group beats China Sunergy on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

China Sunergy Company Profile

China Sunergy Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets solar cells and modules in the People's Republic of China and internationally. The company offers monocrystalline and multicrystalline silicon solar cells; and standard P-type solar cells, HP solar cells, and emitter cells, as well as solar modules for use in a range of residential, commercial, industrial, and other solar power generation systems. It also invests in, develops, and operates solar power projects. The company sells its products to system integrators, solar power project developers, and solar power product distributors under the CSUN brand name, as well as on an original equipment manufacturing basis. China Sunergy Co., Ltd. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Nanjing, the People's Republic of China.

DSP Group Company Profile

DSP Group, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, provides wireless and audio chipset solutions for converged communications. It operates through three segments: Home, Office, and SmartVoice. The company provides a portfolio of wireless chipsets that integrate DECT/CAT-iq, ULE, Wi-Fi, PSTN, HDClear, video, and VoIP technologies. It also enables converged voice, audio, video, and data connectivity across various mobile, consumer, and enterprise products, including mobile phones, Internet of Things and wearable devices, connected multimedia screens, home automation and security, cordless phones, VoIP systems, and home gateways. The company operates in the United States, Hong Kong, Japan, Europe, China, Taiwan, Korea, and internationally. It sells its products primarily through distributors, as well as directly to original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers. DSP Group, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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