GTT Communications (OTCMKTS:GTTN – Get Rating) and Telia Company AB (publ) (OTCMKTS:TLSNY – Get Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.
This table compares GTT Communications and Telia Company AB (publ)’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Telia Company AB (publ)||13.85%||15.57%||5.02%|
45.6% of GTT Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. 46.4% of GTT Communications shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares GTT Communications and Telia Company AB (publ)’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|GTT Communications||$1.73 billion||0.00||-$105.90 million||N/A||N/A|
|Telia Company AB (publ)||$10.30 billion||1.60||$1.36 billion||$0.67||12.01|
Telia Company AB (publ) has higher revenue and earnings than GTT Communications.
Risk and Volatility
GTT Communications has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Telia Company AB (publ) has a beta of 0.23, suggesting that its share price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for GTT Communications and Telia Company AB (publ), as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Telia Company AB (publ)||2||6||1||0||1.89|
Telia Company AB (publ) has a consensus price target of $37.47, indicating a potential upside of 365.42%. Given Telia Company AB (publ)’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Telia Company AB (publ) is more favorable than GTT Communications.
Telia Company AB (publ) beats GTT Communications on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
GTT Communications Company Profile (Get Rating)
GTT Communications, Inc. engages in the provision of cloud networking services to multinational clients. It offers broad portfolio of global services including private networking; Internet; optical transport; Software Defined Wide Area Networking; managed services; voice and unified communications; video transport; and access services. The company was founded by H. Brian Thompson on January 3, 2005 and is headquartered in McLean, VA.
Telia Company AB (publ) Company Profile (Get Rating)
Telia Company AB (publ) provides communication services in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia. The company offers mobile, broadband, television, and fixed-line services to businesses, individuals, families, and communities. It provides networking, cloud and security, mobility, enterprise mobile network, contact center, managed mobility services, collaboration solutions, enterprise telephony, Internet of Things (IoT), carrier ethernet, dedicated internet access, wavelengths, IP Transit, dark fiber, colocation, and IoT connectivity solutions, as well as broadcasting and content production services, and customer financing services. The company markets its products and services under the Telia, halebop, Fello, TV4, C More, MTV, MyCall, OneCall, Phonero, Call me, Mit tele, Diil, Lmt Okarte, Telia Latvija, Cloudy, Tet, and Ezys brands for logistics, public transport, manufacturing, retail, utilities, building, and public sector industries. It has 18.1 million mobile subscriptions, 1.0 million fixed telephony subscriptions, 2.9 fixed million broadband subscriptions, and 3.4 million TV subscriptions. The company was formerly known as TeliaSonera AB (publ) and changed its name to Telia Company AB (publ) in April 2016. Telia Company AB (publ) was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Solna, Sweden.
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