Reviewing Exlites Holdings International (OTCMKTS:EXHI) & ADTRAN (NASDAQ:ADTN)

Exlites Holdings International (OTCMKTS:EXHI) and ADTRAN (NASDAQ:ADTN) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

86.0% of ADTRAN shares are held by institutional investors. 18.9% of Exlites Holdings International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.5% of ADTRAN shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Exlites Holdings International and ADTRAN’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Exlites Holdings International N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
ADTRAN $530.06 million 1.10 -$52.98 million ($0.01) -1,217.00

Exlites Holdings International has higher earnings, but lower revenue than ADTRAN.

Profitability

This table compares Exlites Holdings International and ADTRAN’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Exlites Holdings International N/A N/A N/A
ADTRAN -3.33% -0.30% -0.21%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Exlites Holdings International and ADTRAN, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Exlites Holdings International 0 0 0 0 N/A
ADTRAN 0 1 4 0 2.80

ADTRAN has a consensus target price of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 15.04%. Given ADTRAN’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe ADTRAN is more favorable than Exlites Holdings International.

Volatility and Risk

Exlites Holdings International has a beta of 2.1, indicating that its share price is 110% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ADTRAN has a beta of 1.29, indicating that its share price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Exlites Holdings International beats ADTRAN on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Exlites Holdings International Company Profile

Exlites Holdings International, Inc. engages in the consumer health care market and durable medical supply businesses. It offers consumer products, such as battery operated heated steering wheel products, electronic hot and cold packs, spring loaded shoe insoles, and other consumer products. The company is also involved in contract manufacturing of medical supplies and devices to hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities, as well as for individuals. Exlites Holdings International, Inc. distributes its products to consumer and medical distributors through catalogs and retailers, as well as directly to consumer venues. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.

ADTRAN Company Profile

ADTRAN, Inc. provides networking and communications equipment for service providers, cable/multiple system operators, and distributed enterprises in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Network Solutions, and Services & Support segments. It offers fiber to the premises and fiber to the node (FTTN) multi-service access nodes (MSAN); fiber aggregation and FTTN MSAN; network management and subscriber services control and orchestration software; software defined networking -controlled programmable network elements; fiber to the distribution point units; optical line terminals and transport solutions; optical networking edge aggregation; IP digital subscriber line access multiplexers; cabinet and outside-plant enclosures and services; transceivers, cables, and other miscellaneous materials; and other products, software, and services. The company also provides broadband customer premise solutions and point-to-point Ethernet optical network terminals; radio frequency over glass micro nodes; residential gateway products and accessories; Wi-Fi access points; ethernet switches for multi-gigabit local area networking; SmartOS software licensing for residential and enterprise gateway, and Wi-Fi devices; cloud-based SaaS management platforms; Wi-Fi-enabled residential gateway products and accessories; access points and virtual wireless local area networks for business-class Wi-Fi and management; and pre-sale and post-sale technical support. In addition, it offers planning, engineering, program management, maintenance, installation, and commissioning services. Further, the company offers time division multiplexed and asynchronous transfer mode based aggregation systems and customer devices; and high-bit-rate digital subscriber line, asymmetric digital subscriber line, and other technologies to deliver business and residential services. ADTRAN, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama.

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