TELE2 AB/ADR (TLTZY) versus Crexendo (CXDO) Critical Review

TELE2 AB/ADR (OTCMKTS:TLTZY) and Crexendo (OTCMKTS:CXDO) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, valuation and earnings.

Risk and Volatility

TELE2 AB/ADR has a beta of 0.52, indicating that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Crexendo has a beta of 2.65, indicating that its stock price is 165% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for TELE2 AB/ADR and Crexendo, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
TELE2 AB/ADR 0 0 2 0 3.00
Crexendo 0 0 0 0 N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares TELE2 AB/ADR and Crexendo’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
TELE2 AB/ADR $2.65 billion 2.53 $98.18 million $0.23 29.00
Crexendo $11.91 million 4.10 -$220,000.00 N/A N/A

TELE2 AB/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Crexendo.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.1% of Crexendo shares are owned by institutional investors. 77.2% of Crexendo shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares TELE2 AB/ADR and Crexendo’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
TELE2 AB/ADR 6.95% 6.10% 2.64%
Crexendo 0.63% 7.25% 3.02%


TELE2 AB/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Crexendo does not pay a dividend. TELE2 AB/ADR pays out 34.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.


Crexendo beats TELE2 AB/ADR on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

TELE2 AB/ADR Company Profile

Tele2 AB (publ), a telecom operator, provides telecommunication services for residential and business customers. The company offers mobile voice telephony, handset data, messaging, and value-added services, such as handset insurance, antivirus, and content services; mobile broadband services; and fixed voice and broadband, TV, and fixed and mobile telephony services. It also provides business-to-business telecommunication services, such as secure and encrypted connections, company-specific mobile network access points, etc.; cloud services comprising voice switching, data center services, business productivity solutions, etc.; and data connectivity, Ethernet connectivity, VPN services, and international IP connectivity services, as well as IoT solutions. The company serves approximately 17 million customers in 8 countries. It provides services in Sweden, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Croatia, Germany, and internationally. Tele2 AB (publ) was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

Crexendo Company Profile

Crexendo, Inc. provides unified communications cloud telecom, broadband Internet, and other cloud business services for businesses in North America and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Cloud Telecommunications and Web Services. The Cloud Telecommunications segment provides telecommunications services that transmit calls using IP or cloud technology, which converts voice signals into digital data packets for transmission over the Internet or cloud; and broadband Internet services. This segment is also involved in the sale and lease of cloud telecommunications equipment. It offers hardware, software, and unified communication solutions for businesses using IP or cloud technology over high-speed Internet connection through various devices and user interfaces, such as desktop phones, and/or mobile and desktop applications. The Web Services segment provides Website hosting and other professional services. The company was formerly known as iMergent, Inc. and changed its name to Crexendo, Inc. in May 2011. Crexendo, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.

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