Telkom SA Ltd ADS (OTCMKTS:TLKGY) and AltiGen Communications (OTCMKTS:ATGN) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and earnings.
Telkom SA Ltd ADS pays an annual dividend of $1.07 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. AltiGen Communications does not pay a dividend.
This table compares Telkom SA Ltd ADS and AltiGen Communications’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Telkom SA Ltd ADS||$3.17 billion||0.64||$235.61 million||N/A||N/A|
|AltiGen Communications||$8.39 million||1.33||$380,000.00||N/A||N/A|
Telkom SA Ltd ADS has higher revenue and earnings than AltiGen Communications.
This table compares Telkom SA Ltd ADS and AltiGen Communications’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Telkom SA Ltd ADS||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Volatility and Risk
Telkom SA Ltd ADS has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AltiGen Communications has a beta of -0.88, suggesting that its share price is 188% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Telkom SA Ltd ADS and AltiGen Communications, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Telkom SA Ltd ADS||0||0||0||0||N/A|
About Telkom SA Ltd ADS
Telkom SA SOC Limited provides information and communications technology services to residential, business, government, wholesale, corporate, and mobile customers in South Africa and internationally. The company offers fixed-line retail voice services using public switched telephone network lines, which include integrated services digital network lines, value-added voice services, and calling plans; and interconnection services, such as terminating and transiting traffic from South African and international operators, as well as transiting traffic from mobile to international destinations. It also provides fixed-line data services comprising data transmission services, such as point-to-point leased lines, asymmetrical digital subscriber line services, packet-based services, managed data networking services, and Internet access and related information technology services. In addition, the company offers wideband code division multiple access services, including fixed voice, data, and nomadic voice services; mobile communication services consisting of voice and data services, and handset sales under the Telkom Mobile brand name; and turnkey property and tower management solutions. Further, it is involved in the rental, sale, and service of fixed-line customer premises equipment for voice and data needs that consists of PABX, computers, routers, modems, telephone handsets, and other ancillary equipment; and provision of directory and wireless data services. The company was formerly known as Telkom SA Limited and changed its name to Telkom SA SOC Limited in October 2012. Telkom SA SOC Limited was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Centurion, South Africa.
About AltiGen Communications
AltiGen Communications, Inc. designs, delivers, and supports Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems and call center solutions worldwide. The company offers MaxCommunications Server (MaxCS) IP-PBX, a software-based phone system that provides customers with business communications solutions; MaxACD VoIP Contact Center, a software-based automatic call distribution engine, which offers call routing and call distribution options; MaxMobile that extends a set of business PBX functionality to smart phone devices; and MaxCommunicator, a Windows-based desktop application, which provides call control and visual voice mail management to the desktop. It also offers MaxAgent, a Windows-based desktop application to bring call control and workgroup information to call center agents; MaxSupervisor, a Windows-based desktop application for call center supervisors; and MaxACD for Lync, a call center solution. In addition, the company provides hosted services; and service support programs, including software assurance programs that offer customers with updates, patches, new releases, and technical support for the applications they are licensed to use. It sells its products to small-to-medium sized and multi-site businesses, corporate branch offices, call centers, credit unions, and community banks through a channel of distributors and resellers. AltiGen Communications, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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