Reviewing SMARTONE TELECO/S (OTCMKTS:STTFY) & Anterix (OTCMKTS:ATEX)

SMARTONE TELECO/S (OTCMKTS:STTFY) and Anterix (NASDAQ:ATEX) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares SMARTONE TELECO/S and Anterix’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SMARTONE TELECO/S N/A N/A N/A
Anterix -646.34% -17.68% -16.45%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares SMARTONE TELECO/S and Anterix’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SMARTONE TELECO/S $1.28 billion 0.83 $78.62 million N/A N/A
Anterix $6.50 million 97.74 -$41.99 million ($2.88) -14.87

SMARTONE TELECO/S has higher revenue and earnings than Anterix.

Volatility & Risk

SMARTONE TELECO/S has a beta of -0.04, meaning that its share price is 104% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Anterix has a beta of 0.22, meaning that its share price is 78% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for SMARTONE TELECO/S and Anterix, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SMARTONE TELECO/S 0 0 0 0 N/A
Anterix 0 0 2 0 3.00

Anterix has a consensus target price of $70.50, suggesting a potential upside of 64.64%. Given Anterix’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Anterix is more favorable than SMARTONE TELECO/S.

Dividends

SMARTONE TELECO/S pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. Anterix does not pay a dividend.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

89.4% of Anterix shares are held by institutional investors. 6.7% of Anterix shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

SMARTONE TELECO/S Company Profile

SmarTone Telecommunications Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, provides mobile telecommunication services in Hong Kong and Macau. The company offers voice, multimedia, and mobile and fixed fiber broadband services for the consumer and corporate markets. It is also involved in the sale of handsets and accessories; issuance of guaranteed notes; and provision of customer support and telemarketing services. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Kwun Tong, Hong Kong. SmarTone Telecommunications Holdings Limited is a subsidiary of Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited.

Anterix Company Profile

Anterix Inc. operates as a wireless communications company. The company focuses on enabling private broadband connectivity for critical infrastructure and enterprise businesses. It holds licensed spectrum in the 900 MHz band with nationwide coverage throughout the United States, Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico. The company was formerly known as pdvWireless, Inc. and changed its name to Anterix Inc. in August 2019. Anterix Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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