Head to Head Comparison: Koninklijke KPN (OTCMKTS:KKPNF) versus Atento (OTCMKTS:ATTO)

Koninklijke KPN (OTCMKTS:KKPNF) and Atento (NYSE:ATTO) are both multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, earnings and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

Koninklijke KPN has a beta of -0.39, suggesting that its stock price is 139% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Atento has a beta of 0.78, suggesting that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Koninklijke KPN and Atento’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Koninklijke KPN N/A N/A N/A
Atento -2.03% 9.19% 2.17%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

79.0% of Atento shares are owned 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.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Koninklijke KPN and Atento’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Koninklijke KPN $7.34 billion 1.83 $545.93 million N/A N/A
Atento $1.82 billion 0.11 $18.54 million $0.77 3.43

Koninklijke KPN has higher revenue and earnings than Atento.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Koninklijke KPN and Atento, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Koninklijke KPN 0 0 0 0 N/A
Atento 0 1 3 0 2.75

Atento has a consensus target price of $6.33, suggesting a potential upside of 139.90%. Given Atento’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Atento is more favorable than Koninklijke KPN.

Summary

Atento beats Koninklijke KPN on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Koninklijke KPN Company Profile

Koninklijke KPN N.V. provides telecommunications and information technology (IT) services in the Netherlands. It offers fixed and mobile telephony, broadband Internet, and television services to retail consumers; network related IT solutions to business customers; and wholesale network services to third parties. The company provides services in the areas of communication, information, entertainment, and commercial services; a range of end-to-end solutions in infrastructure, workspace management, and security cloud services for small, medium-sized, and large corporate enterprises; and connectivity solutions to fixed and mobile wholesale partners. It also offers cyber security services; specialized VPN and network solutions; and various IT services to the healthcare and public sector. In addition, the company provides Internet hosting services, such as domain registration, shared hosting, VPS, email hosting, Office 365, and online storage services; wide area network and local area network services; colocation services through its data centers; and cloud, security, alert systems, and monitoring services, as well as delivers managed voice, video, and chat services to its business clients based on Microsoft's Skype for Business software. Koninklijke KPN N.V. was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Atento Company Profile

Atento S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides customer relationship management and business process outsourcing services and solutions in Brazil, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. It offers a range of front and back-end services, including sales, customer care, collections, back office, applications-processing, credit-management, and technical support services. The company serves clients primarily in the telecommunications and financial services sectors; and in multi-sectors, including consumer goods, retail, public administration, healthcare, travel, and transportation and logistics, as well as technology and media. It provides its services and solutions through digital channels, which include SMS, email, chats, social media and apps, and others, as well as through voice and in-person. The company was formerly known as Atento Floatco S.A. Atento S.A. was founded in 1999 and is based in Findel, Luxembourg.

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