Electronic Tele-Communications (OTCMKTS:ETCIA) and Akoustis Technologies (NASDAQ:AKTS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.
This table compares Electronic Tele-Communications and Akoustis Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This table compares Electronic Tele-Communications and Akoustis Technologies’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Akoustis Technologies||$1.20 million||132.15||-$21.73 million||N/A||N/A|
Electronic Tele-Communications has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Akoustis Technologies.
Volatility and Risk
Electronic Tele-Communications has a beta of 1.89, meaning that its stock price is 89% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Akoustis Technologies has a beta of 0.66, meaning that its stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
11.3% of Akoustis Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 52.5% of Electronic Tele-Communications shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 22.6% of Akoustis Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Electronic Tele-Communications and Akoustis Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Akoustis Technologies has a consensus price target of $11.21, suggesting a potential upside of 109.61%. Given Akoustis Technologies’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Akoustis Technologies is more favorable than Electronic Tele-Communications.
Electronic Tele-Communications beats Akoustis Technologies on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Electronic Tele-Communications Company Profile
Electronic Tele-Communications, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, leases, and sells digital voice information systems and related services to the telecommunications industry and other businesses. Its equipment provides a range of audio and computer information, and call handling capabilities through telephone networks, computer networks, and the Internet. The company's digital voice information systems deliver network interoperability, as well as applications, including branding, time and temperature announcements, weather forecasts, automatic callback, changed number with call completion, repeat dialing, and wake-up/reminder services. It offers Digicept Emcee ELF3 and Digicept Emcee ELF that provide applications and services in a single platform for circuit and packet-switched networks; Audichron Z-10, a time-temperature-weather announcer; Audichron Z-10 MCA, a multi-channel announcer; digital announcement systems; and MAX Terminator, which offers disconnect detection to eliminate tied-up lines and annoying tones. The company also provides installation, repair, maintenance, and weather update services, as well as professional recording of announcements; and on-site training and technical support services. It serves regional bell operating companies, competitive local exchange carriers, independent telephone companies, long distance companies, wireless carriers, cable companies, utilities, telecommunications manufacturers, and other businesses and organizations. Electronic Tele-Communications, Inc. was incorporated in 1980 and is based in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Akoustis Technologies Company Profile
Akoustis Technologies, Inc., through its subsidiary, Akoustis, Inc., develops, designs, manufactures, and sells radio frequency (RF) filter products for the mobile wireless device industries in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Foundry Fabrication Services and RF Filters. The Foundry Fabrication Services segment provides engineering review services; and smart systems technology and commercialization center foundry, as well as manufacturing and microelectromechanical systems foundry services. The RF Filters segment consists of amplifier and filter products. It offers RF filters for mobile wireless devices, such as smartphones and tablets, cellular infrastructure equipment, and Wi-Fi premise equipment. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Huntersville, North Carolina.
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