Contrasting Airgain (AIRG) & NTT Docomo (DCM)
Airgain (NASDAQ:AIRG) and NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, valuation, risk, earnings and institutional ownership.
Volatility & Risk
Airgain has a beta of 2.28, indicating that its share price is 128% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NTT Docomo has a beta of 0.1, indicating that its share price is 90% less volatile than the S&P 500.
NTT Docomo pays an annual dividend of $0.39 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Airgain does not pay a dividend. NTT Docomo pays out 24.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. NTT Docomo has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Airgain and NTT Docomo’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Airgain||$49.52 million||2.61||$1.14 million||$0.11||118.73|
|NTT Docomo||$42.41 billion||2.24||$6.07 billion||$1.62||15.80|
NTT Docomo has higher revenue and earnings than Airgain. NTT Docomo is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Airgain, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Airgain and NTT Docomo’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
29.8% of Airgain shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.6% of NTT Docomo shares are owned by institutional investors. 20.4% of Airgain shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Airgain and NTT Docomo, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Airgain currently has a consensus target price of $13.00, suggesting a potential downside of 0.46%. Given Airgain’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Airgain is more favorable than NTT Docomo.
Airgain beats NTT Docomo on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.
Airgain Company Profile
Airgain, Inc. designs, develops, and engineers antenna products for original equipment and design manufacturers, chipset vendors, and service providers worldwide. Its products include MaxBeam embedded antennas; profile embedded antennas; profile contour embedded antennas; ultra-embedded antennas; omnimax high performance external antennas; MaxBeam carrier class antennas; and SmartMax embedded antennas, as well as automotive, fleet, public safety, and M2M antennas. The company provides embedded antenna technologies to enable high performance wireless networking across a range of home, enterprise, automotive, and Internet of Things. As of December 31, 2017, it had 131 issued patents in the United States, 23 companion patents outside the United States, and 81 patent applications on file. The company was formerly known as AM Group and changed its name to Airgain, Inc. in 2004. Airgain, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
NTT Docomo Company Profile
NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) is a mobile telecommunications carrier. The Company operates through three segments: telecommunications business, smart life business and other businesses. The telecommunications business segment includes mobile phone services (long-term evolution (LTE) (Xi) services and freedom of mobile multimedia access (FOMA) services), optical-fiber broadband service, satellite mobile communications services, international services and equipment sales related to these services. The smart life business segment includes video and music distribution, electronic books and other services offered through its dmarket portal, as well as finance/payment services, shopping services and various other services to support the Company’s customers’ daily lives. Its other businesses segment primarily includes Mobile Device Protection Service, as well as the development, sale and maintenance of information technology (IT) systems.
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