Calix (NYSE:CALX) and China Teletech (OTCMKTS:CNCT) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Calix and China Teletech, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Calix 0 1 3 0 2.75
China Teletech 0 0 0 0 N/A

Calix presently has a consensus target price of $7.75, suggesting a potential downside of 19.52%. Given Calix’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Calix is more favorable than China Teletech.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Calix and China Teletech’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Calix $510.37 million 1.00 -$83.03 million ($1.56) -6.17
China Teletech $1.48 billion 0.00 -$230,000.00 N/A N/A

China Teletech has higher revenue and earnings than Calix.

Volatility & Risk

Calix has a beta of 0.85, indicating that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, China Teletech has a beta of 1.03, indicating that its share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

62.1% of Calix shares are owned by institutional investors. 18.3% of Calix shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Calix and China Teletech’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Calix -5.73% -18.02% -8.91%
China Teletech N/A N/A N/A


China Teletech beats Calix on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Calix

Calix, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and sells software platforms, systems, and software for fiber- and copper-based network architectures that enable communications service providers (CSPs) to access networks. Its portfolio consists of E-Series access systems and nodes, B-Series access nodes, C-Series multiservice access system, and P-Series optical network terminals and residential gateways. The company also offers the GigaFamily and Compass Cloud products. Its portfolio serves the CSP network from the data center or central office; and enables CSPs to deliver voice, data, and broadband services over legacy and next-generation access networks. The company markets its access systems and software to CSPs in the United States, the Caribbean, Canada, Europe, and internationally through its direct sales force and resellers. Calix, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

About China Teletech

China Teletech Holding, Inc. does not have significant operations. Previously, it was engaged in the design, development, manufacture, and distribution of lithium-ion polymer batteries, micro batteries, and smart cards. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Guangzhou, China.

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