Airgain (NASDAQ: AIRG) and Altice USA (NYSE:ATUS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

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This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Airgain and Altice USA, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Airgain 0 1 2 0 2.67
Altice USA 0 4 12 0 2.75

Airgain currently has a consensus price target of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 54.36%. Altice USA has a consensus price target of $30.86, suggesting a potential upside of 56.57%. Given Altice USA’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Altice USA is more favorable than Airgain.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Airgain and Altice USA’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Airgain $49.52 million 1.77 $1.14 million $0.11 82.46
Altice USA $9.33 billion 1.56 $1.52 billion N/A N/A

Altice USA has higher revenue and earnings than Airgain.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

27.1% of Airgain shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 16.1% of Altice USA shares are owned by institutional investors. 23.4% of Airgain 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.

Profitability

This table compares Airgain and Altice USA’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Airgain 2.30% 4.81% 3.97%
Altice USA N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Airgain beats Altice USA on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Airgain

Airgain, Inc. is a provider of embedded antenna technologies used to enable wireless networking across a range of home, enterprise and industrial devices. The Company’s antennas are found in devices deployed in carrier, enterprise and residential wireless networks and systems, including set top boxes, access points, routers, gateways and digital televisions. It offers six product lines, including MaxBeam High Gain Embedded Antennas, Profile Embedded Antennas, Profile Contour Embedded Antennas, Ultra Embedded Antennas, OmniMax High Performance External Antennas and MaxBeam Carrier Class Antennas. The Company, through its design, integration and testing of embedded antenna technology, provides its technology to the residential wireless local area network, wireless fidelity and antenna market, and also supplies to carriers, original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers and system designers. The Company supplies its products in the United States, Europe, Canada and Asia.

About Altice USA

Altice USA, Inc. is engaged in providing broadband communications and video services in the United States. The Company’s segments include Cablevision and Cequel. Cablevision provides broadband, pay television and telephony services to residential and business customers in and around the New York metropolitan area. Cequel provides broadband, pay television and telephony services to residential and business customers in the south-central United States. It also provides services through ten states of Texas, West Virginia, Louisiana, Arkansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Arizona, California, Missouri and Ohio. The Company also provides Wi-Fi hotspot access content and advertising services. Broadband provides services, such as video streaming, content downloading for time-shifted video consumption and other applications delivered over OTT platforms. Pay Television provides services through cable network. Video services delivered over DSL networks.

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