Telecom Italia (OTCMKTS:TIIAY) and Magyar Telekom Tavkozlesi Nyrt (OTCMKTS:MYTAY) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.8% of Telecom Italia shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Magyar Telekom Tavkozlesi Nyrt shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Telecom Italia and Magyar Telekom Tavkozlesi Nyrt’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Magyar Telekom Tavkozlesi Nyrt||5.71%||6.15%||3.23%|
Volatility & Risk
Telecom Italia has a beta of 0.74, indicating that its stock price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Magyar Telekom Tavkozlesi Nyrt has a beta of 0.4, indicating that its stock price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Magyar Telekom Tavkozlesi Nyrt pays an annual dividend of $0.35 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.9%. Telecom Italia does not pay a dividend.
This is a summary of recent ratings for Telecom Italia and Magyar Telekom Tavkozlesi Nyrt, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Magyar Telekom Tavkozlesi Nyrt||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Telecom Italia and Magyar Telekom Tavkozlesi Nyrt’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Telecom Italia||$22.77 billion||0.45||-$1.67 billion||($0.71)||-6.79|
|Magyar Telekom Tavkozlesi Nyrt||$2.33 billion||0.64||$160.28 million||N/A||N/A|
Magyar Telekom Tavkozlesi Nyrt has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Telecom Italia.
Magyar Telekom Tavkozlesi Nyrt beats Telecom Italia on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Telecom Italia
Telecom Italia S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides fixed and mobile telecommunications services in Europe, South America, and the Mediterranean Basin. The company operates through Domestic, Brazil, and Other Operations segments. It offers fixed and mobile voice and Internet, and public telephony services, as well as products managed and developed for individuals and families; and voice, data, and Internet services and products, and information and communications technology solutions for small and medium-size enterprises, small offices/home offices, the public sector, large accounts, and enterprises in the fixed and mobile telecommunications markets. The company also manages and develops a portfolio of regulated and unregulated wholesale services for fixed and mobile telecommunications operators; provision of infrastructure for housing radio transmission equipment of mobile telephone networks; and development, engineering, building, and operation of network infrastructures, information technology (IT), real estate properties, and plant engineering. In addition, it engages in customer care, operating credit support, loyalty, and retention activities; and staff functions and other support activities. Further, the company offers office products and services for IT sector. The company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Rome, Italy.
About Magyar Telekom Tavkozlesi Nyrt
Magyar Telekom Telecommunications Public Limited Company provides fixed line and mobile telecommunication services for public and business customers in Hungary and internationally. The company's mobile services include voice and non-voice mobile services, such as SMS, MMS, Internet, data, and content; and fixed line services comprise voice, data, Internet, and TV services. It also sells equipment for using fixed line and mobile services, including telephones, tablets, notebooks, TV sets, etc. In addition, the company provides fixed line wholesale services comprising leased line and IP, wholesale bit stream access and local loop unbundling services, wholesale voice and associated network access and other commercial services, and wholesale products designed for the retail services of CATV companies and individual solutions; mobile wholesale services, such as mobile interconnect and interworking products, and roaming services; and international wholesale voice and data services, as well as offers IPv6 dual-stack services to its residential customers. Further, it offers Internet Exchange (MT-IX), a physical infrastructure to facilitate the exchange of Internet traffic among the members of the MT-IX in various autonomous systems; and system integration and IT services. Additionally, the company provides electricity and natural gas services. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Budapest, Hungary. Magyar Telekom Telecommunications PLC is a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom Europe B.V.
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