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Helios Towers (HTWS) Competitors

GBX 125.40
-2.40 (-1.88%)
(As of 07/24/2024 09:31 PM ET)

HTWS vs. AAF, ISAT, ZEG, GAMA, TALK, KCOM, MANX, MAI, BBB, and ORNT

Should you be buying Helios Towers stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Helios Towers include Airtel Africa (AAF), Inmarsat (ISAT), Zegona Communications (ZEG), Gamma Communications (GAMA), TalkTalk Telecom Group (TALK), KCOM Group (KCOM), Manx Telecom (MANX), Maintel (MAI), Bigblu Broadband (BBB), and Orient Telecoms (ORNT). These companies are all part of the "telecom services" industry.

Helios Towers vs.

Helios Towers (LON:HTWS) and Airtel Africa (LON:AAF) are both communication services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, media sentiment, institutional ownership, community ranking and earnings.

Helios Towers currently has a consensus price target of GBX 180, indicating a potential upside of 43.54%. Airtel Africa has a consensus price target of GBX 127.50, indicating a potential upside of 10.87%. Given Helios Towers' higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Helios Towers is more favorable than Airtel Africa.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Helios Towers
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Airtel Africa
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

53.0% of Helios Towers shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 22.0% of Airtel Africa shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Helios Towers shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 73.1% of Airtel Africa shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Helios Towers has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Airtel Africa. Airtel Africa is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Helios Towers, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Helios Towers£721M1.83-£100.10M-£0.08-1,567.50
Airtel Africa£5B0.86-£165M-£0.03-3,833.33

In the previous week, Airtel Africa had 1 more articles in the media than Helios Towers. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for Airtel Africa and 1 mentions for Helios Towers. Airtel Africa's average media sentiment score of 0.20 beat Helios Towers' score of 0.10 indicating that Airtel Africa is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Helios Towers
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Airtel Africa
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Helios Towers has a beta of 0.46, suggesting that its stock price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Airtel Africa has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Airtel Africa has a net margin of -3.30% compared to Helios Towers' net margin of -13.88%. Airtel Africa's return on equity of -2.91% beat Helios Towers' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Helios Towers-13.88% -2,070.37% 4.24%
Airtel Africa -3.30%-2.91%9.75%

Airtel Africa received 2 more outperform votes than Helios Towers when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 85.19% of users gave Airtel Africa an outperform vote while only 67.74% of users gave Helios Towers an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Helios TowersOutperform Votes
21
67.74%
Underperform Votes
10
32.26%
Airtel AfricaOutperform Votes
23
85.19%
Underperform Votes
4
14.81%

Summary

Airtel Africa beats Helios Towers on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of LON and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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HTWS vs. The Competition

MetricHelios TowersTelecom Services IndustryCommunication SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£1.32B£8.78B£2.62B£1.44B
Dividend YieldN/A9.28%6.85%10.69%
P/E Ratio-1,567.5077.19532.311,745.09
Price / Sales1.8349.91127.02291,237.44
Price / Cash3.1129.5815.7333.60
Price / Book-20.902.494.292.67
Net Income-£100.10M£459.23M£93.84M£166.78M
7 Day Performance-2.03%-0.41%-0.81%-0.39%
1 Month Performance5.56%0.51%1.03%0.57%
1 Year Performance32.00%7.70%5.97%19.25%

Helios Towers Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
AAF
Airtel Africa
1.7443 of 5 stars
1.74 / 5 stars
GBX 115
+0.3%
GBX 127.50
+10.9%
+4.1%£4.30B£5B-3,833.334,098News Coverage
ISAT
Inmarsat
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 544.40
+0.8%
N/A+0.0%£2.56B£1.44B-41.561,800High Trading Volume
ZEG
Zegona Communications
1.6191 of 5 stars
1.62 / 5 stars
GBX 318
+16.9%
GBX 450
+41.5%
+736.8%£2.24BN/A-2,446.156News Coverage
Gap Up
High Trading Volume
GAMA
Gamma Communications
1.9503 of 5 stars
1.95 / 5 stars
GBX 1,434
-0.4%
GBX 1,990
+38.8%
+29.1%£1.39B£521.70M2,607.271,800News Coverage
Gap Down
TALK
TalkTalk Telecom Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/AN/AN/A£1.11B£1.52B7.572,077High Trading Volume
KCOM
KCOM Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/AN/AN/A£619.93M£281.64M-18.181,464
MANX
Manx Telecom
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 215.50
flat
N/AN/A£249.70M£81.47M20.72300
MAI
Maintel
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 240
+0.8%
N/A+63.9%£34.46M£101.26M-648.65465
BBB
Bigblu Broadband
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 33.50
flat
N/A-21.3%£19.61M£31.29M-478.5790
ORNT
Orient Telecoms
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 10
flat
N/AN/A£1M£394,969.001,000.0011

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This page (LON:HTWS) was last updated on 7/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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