Telstra (OTCMKTS: INVT) and Inventergy Global (OTCMKTS:INVT) are both utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and earnings.
This table compares Telstra and Inventergy Global’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Telstra pays an annual dividend of $0.55 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. Inventergy Global does not pay a dividend. Telstra pays out 44.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Risk & Volatility
Telstra has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its share price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Inventergy Global has a beta of -0.45, indicating that its share price is 145% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Telstra and Inventergy Global, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
0.1% of Telstra shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.8% of Inventergy Global shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Telstra and Inventergy Global’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Telstra||$19.61 billion||1.39||$2.93 billion||$1.23||9.31|
|Inventergy Global||$1.77 million||0.43||-$7.73 million||N/A||N/A|
Telstra has higher revenue and earnings than Inventergy Global.
Telstra beats Inventergy Global on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Telstra Company Profile
Telstra Corporation Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications and information services to businesses, governments, communities, and individuals in Australia and internationally. It operates in four segments: Telstra Consumer and Small Business, Telstra Enterprise, Telstra Operations, and Telstra Wholesale. The company offers telecommunication products, services, and solutions across mobiles, fixed and mobile broadband, telephony and pay television/Internet protocol, and digital content; and online self-service capabilities, including buying, billing, and servicing requests, as well as operates inbound and outbound call centers, owned and licensed Telstra shops, and the Telstra dealership network. It also provides sales and contract management services for medium to large business and government customers; and product management services for advanced technology solutions and services, such as data and Internet protocol networks, and mobility applications and services, as well as network applications and services products comprising managed network, unified communications, cloud, industry solutions, and integrated services and monitoring. In addition, the company engages in the development of industry vertical solutions; planning, design, engineering architecture, and construction of Telstra networks, technology, and information technology solutions; and provision of a range of telecommunication products and services to other carriers, carriage service providers, and Internet service providers through its networks and related support systems. Further, it provides disconnection, media and marketing, and other services. The company was formerly known as Australian and Overseas Telecommunications Corporation Limited and changed its name to Telstra Corporation Limited in April 1993. Telstra Corporation Limited was founded in 1901 and is based in Melbourne, Australia.
Inventergy Global Company Profile
Inventergy Global, Inc., an intellectual property (IP) investment and licensing company, engages in identifying, acquiring, and licensing patented technologies of various technology and small companies. The company acquires portfolios in the telecommunications industry primarily in core network infrastructure and mobile broadband communications segments. Inventergy Global, Inc. is headquartered in Campbell, California.
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