INMARSAT PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:IMASY) and China Teletech (OTCMKTS:CNCT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability.

Dividends

INMARSAT PLC/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. China Teletech does not pay a dividend.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares INMARSAT PLC/ADR and China Teletech’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
INMARSAT PLC/ADR $1.40 billion 1.79 $181.70 million N/A N/A
China Teletech $1.48 billion 0.00 -$230,000.00 N/A N/A

INMARSAT PLC/ADR has higher earnings, but lower revenue than China Teletech.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for INMARSAT PLC/ADR and China Teletech, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
INMARSAT PLC/ADR 0 3 0 0 2.00
China Teletech 0 0 0 0 N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of INMARSAT PLC/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares INMARSAT PLC/ADR and China Teletech’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
INMARSAT PLC/ADR 8.76% 8.88% 2.16%
China Teletech N/A N/A N/A

Volatility & Risk

INMARSAT PLC/ADR has a beta of 0.28, suggesting that its stock price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, China Teletech has a beta of 1.03, suggesting that its stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

INMARSAT PLC/ADR beats China Teletech on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

INMARSAT PLC/ADR Company Profile

Inmarsat plc provides mobile satellite communications services on land, at sea, and in the air worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Maritime, US Government, Enterprise, Aviation, and Global Government. It offers voice and data broadband services; global maritime distress and safety system services; mobile and fixed voice services; a portfolio of machine-to-machine services that provide two-way data connectivity for messaging, tracking, and monitoring of fixed or mobile assets; maritime satellite services, including very small aperture terminals and television receive only antenna services; and Global Xpress, a high-speed broadband service that offer seamless connectivity for advanced data services on land, at sea, and in the air. The company also offers in-flight voice, data, safety, and cabin connectivity services for business and commercial air transport. It connects to its fleet of 13 satellites using a range of equipment, including global handheld satellite phones and notebook-size broadband Internet devices, as well as specialist terminals and antennas fitted to ships, aircraft, and road vehicles. It serves governments, airlines, the broadcast media industry, the oil and gas industry, the mining and construction industry, and humanitarian aid agencies. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

China Teletech Company Profile

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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