Lithium Co.. (OTCMKTS:LTUM) and INMARSAT PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:IMASY) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk and valuation.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.0% of Lithium Co.. shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of INMARSAT PLC/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Lithium Co.. has a beta of 2.19, suggesting that its stock price is 119% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, INMARSAT PLC/ADR has a beta of 0.32, suggesting that its stock price is 68% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Lithium Co.. and INMARSAT PLC/ADR’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|INMARSAT PLC/ADR||$1.40 billion||1.57||$181.70 million||N/A||N/A|
INMARSAT PLC/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Lithium Co…
INMARSAT PLC/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Lithium Co.. does not pay a dividend.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Lithium Co.. and INMARSAT PLC/ADR, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
This table compares Lithium Co.. and INMARSAT PLC/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
INMARSAT PLC/ADR beats Lithium Co.. on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Lithium Co..
Lithium Corporation, an exploration stage mining company, engages in the identification, acquisition, and exploration of metals and minerals primarily in Nevada. It explores for lithium/boron/potassium, graphite, gold, and silver deposits. The company owns interests in the Fish Lake Valley property that includes 143 claims covering an area of approximately 11,360 acres located in northern Esmeralda County in west central Nevada; and San Emidio property comprising 20 claims, which cover an area of approximately 1,600 acres located in Washoe County in northwestern Nevada. It also hold interests in the BC Sugar flake property covering an area 19,816 acres located in the Cherryville area of British Columbia; and Hughes claims located in the 6 discrete prospect areas of Nevada. The company was formerly known as Utalk Communications Inc. and changed its name to Lithium Corporation in September 2009. Lithium Corporation was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Elko, Nevada.
About INMARSAT PLC/ADR
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.
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