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Comtech Telecommunications Competitors

$26.88
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$26.50
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$21.34
MA: $24.47
$29.33
52-Week Range
$11.48
Now: $26.88
$29.90
Volume317,800 shs
Average Volume246,993 shs
Market Capitalization$672.30 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.45%
Beta1.95

Competitors

Comtech Telecommunications (NASDAQ:CMTL) Vs. CSCO, QCOM, PANW, MSI, FFIV, and CIEN

Should you be buying CMTL stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "communications equipment" are considered alternatives and competitors to Comtech Telecommunications, including Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Motorola Solutions (MSI), F5 Networks (FFIV), and Ciena (CIEN).

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) and Comtech Telecommunications (NASDAQ:CMTL) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Cisco Systems and Comtech Telecommunications' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cisco Systems21.76%32.64%12.94%
Comtech Telecommunications-14.65%3.43%1.93%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Cisco Systems and Comtech Telecommunications' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cisco Systems$49.30 billion3.84$11.21 billion$2.9215.37
Comtech Telecommunications$616.72 million1.09$7.02 million$0.7734.91

Cisco Systems has higher revenue and earnings than Comtech Telecommunications. Cisco Systems is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Comtech Telecommunications, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

70.6% of Cisco Systems shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.8% of Comtech Telecommunications shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of Cisco Systems shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.8% of Comtech Telecommunications shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Cisco Systems pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Comtech Telecommunications pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Cisco Systems pays out 49.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Comtech Telecommunications pays out 51.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Cisco Systems has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years and Comtech Telecommunications has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Cisco Systems is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Cisco Systems and Comtech Telecommunications, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cisco Systems0151002.40
Comtech Telecommunications01302.75

Cisco Systems presently has a consensus target price of $48.5652, suggesting a potential upside of 8.24%. Comtech Telecommunications has a consensus target price of $27.75, suggesting a potential upside of 3.24%. Given Cisco Systems' higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Cisco Systems is more favorable than Comtech Telecommunications.

Volatility and Risk

Cisco Systems has a beta of 0.95, indicating that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Comtech Telecommunications has a beta of 1.95, indicating that its share price is 95% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Cisco Systems beats Comtech Telecommunications on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) and Comtech Telecommunications (NASDAQ:CMTL) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Volatility and Risk

QUALCOMM has a beta of 1.34, indicating that its share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Comtech Telecommunications has a beta of 1.95, indicating that its share price is 95% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

74.8% of QUALCOMM shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.8% of Comtech Telecommunications shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of QUALCOMM shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.8% of Comtech Telecommunications shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for QUALCOMM and Comtech Telecommunications, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
QUALCOMM1101912.65
Comtech Telecommunications01302.75

QUALCOMM presently has a consensus target price of $160.4231, suggesting a potential upside of 17.79%. Comtech Telecommunications has a consensus target price of $27.75, suggesting a potential upside of 3.24%. Given QUALCOMM's higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe QUALCOMM is more favorable than Comtech Telecommunications.

Profitability

This table compares QUALCOMM and Comtech Telecommunications' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
QUALCOMM22.09%90.74%11.56%
Comtech Telecommunications-14.65%3.43%1.93%

Dividends

QUALCOMM pays an annual dividend of $2.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Comtech Telecommunications pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. QUALCOMM pays out 77.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Comtech Telecommunications pays out 51.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. QUALCOMM has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Comtech Telecommunications has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares QUALCOMM and Comtech Telecommunications' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
QUALCOMM$23.53 billion6.57$5.20 billion$3.3440.78
Comtech Telecommunications$616.72 million1.09$7.02 million$0.7734.91

QUALCOMM has higher revenue and earnings than Comtech Telecommunications. Comtech Telecommunications is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than QUALCOMM, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

QUALCOMM beats Comtech Telecommunications on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Comtech Telecommunications (NASDAQ:CMTL) and Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, valuation and earnings.

Volatility & Risk

Comtech Telecommunications has a beta of 1.95, suggesting that its stock price is 95% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Palo Alto Networks has a beta of 1.5, suggesting that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

78.8% of Comtech Telecommunications shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.8% of Palo Alto Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 5.8% of Comtech Telecommunications shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of Palo Alto Networks shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Comtech Telecommunications and Palo Alto Networks, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Comtech Telecommunications01302.75
Palo Alto Networks122802.87

Comtech Telecommunications currently has a consensus target price of $27.75, indicating a potential upside of 3.24%. Palo Alto Networks has a consensus target price of $381.3030, indicating a potential upside of 6.42%. Given Palo Alto Networks' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Palo Alto Networks is more favorable than Comtech Telecommunications.

Profitability

This table compares Comtech Telecommunications and Palo Alto Networks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Comtech Telecommunications-14.65%3.43%1.93%
Palo Alto Networks-8.36%-8.66%-1.16%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Comtech Telecommunications and Palo Alto Networks' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Comtech Telecommunications$616.72 million1.09$7.02 million$0.7734.91
Palo Alto Networks$3.41 billion10.22$-267,000,000.00($1.24)-288.96

Comtech Telecommunications has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Palo Alto Networks. Palo Alto Networks is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Comtech Telecommunications, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Comtech Telecommunications (NASDAQ:CMTL) and Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, valuation and earnings.

Risk and Volatility

Comtech Telecommunications has a beta of 1.95, indicating that its share price is 95% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Motorola Solutions has a beta of 0.74, indicating that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

78.8% of Comtech Telecommunications shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.6% of Motorola Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. 5.8% of Comtech Telecommunications shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of Motorola Solutions shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Comtech Telecommunications and Motorola Solutions, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Comtech Telecommunications01302.75
Motorola Solutions021202.86

Comtech Telecommunications currently has a consensus target price of $27.75, indicating a potential upside of 3.24%. Motorola Solutions has a consensus target price of $154.0833, indicating a potential downside of 12.19%. Given Comtech Telecommunications' higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Comtech Telecommunications is more favorable than Motorola Solutions.

Profitability

This table compares Comtech Telecommunications and Motorola Solutions' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Comtech Telecommunications-14.65%3.43%1.93%
Motorola Solutions10.39%-158.99%11.97%

Dividends

Comtech Telecommunications pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Motorola Solutions pays an annual dividend of $2.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Comtech Telecommunications pays out 51.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Motorola Solutions pays out 38.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Comtech Telecommunications has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Motorola Solutions has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Motorola Solutions is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Comtech Telecommunications and Motorola Solutions' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Comtech Telecommunications$616.72 million1.09$7.02 million$0.7734.91
Motorola Solutions$7.89 billion3.76$868 million$7.4423.59

Motorola Solutions has higher revenue and earnings than Comtech Telecommunications. Motorola Solutions is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Comtech Telecommunications, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Motorola Solutions beats Comtech Telecommunications on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Comtech Telecommunications (NASDAQ:CMTL) and F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, valuation and earnings.

Volatility & Risk

Comtech Telecommunications has a beta of 1.95, suggesting that its stock price is 95% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, F5 Networks has a beta of 1.13, suggesting that its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

78.8% of Comtech Telecommunications shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.7% of F5 Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 5.8% of Comtech Telecommunications shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of F5 Networks shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Comtech Telecommunications and F5 Networks, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Comtech Telecommunications01302.75
F5 Networks041302.76

Comtech Telecommunications currently has a consensus target price of $27.75, indicating a potential upside of 3.24%. F5 Networks has a consensus target price of $192.00, indicating a potential upside of 1.06%. Given Comtech Telecommunications' higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Comtech Telecommunications is more favorable than F5 Networks.

Profitability

This table compares Comtech Telecommunications and F5 Networks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Comtech Telecommunications-14.65%3.43%1.93%
F5 Networks13.08%19.72%9.33%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Comtech Telecommunications and F5 Networks' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Comtech Telecommunications$616.72 million1.09$7.02 million$0.7734.91
F5 Networks$2.35 billion4.98$307.44 million$6.6628.53

F5 Networks has higher revenue and earnings than Comtech Telecommunications. F5 Networks is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Comtech Telecommunications, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

F5 Networks beats Comtech Telecommunications on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Comtech Telecommunications (NASDAQ:CMTL) and Ciena (NYSE:CIEN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, valuation and earnings.

Volatility & Risk

Comtech Telecommunications has a beta of 1.95, suggesting that its stock price is 95% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ciena has a beta of 0.85, suggesting that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

78.8% of Comtech Telecommunications shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.0% of Ciena shares are held by institutional investors. 5.8% of Comtech Telecommunications shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Ciena shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Comtech Telecommunications and Ciena, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Comtech Telecommunications01302.75
Ciena051602.76

Comtech Telecommunications currently has a consensus target price of $27.75, indicating a potential upside of 3.24%. Ciena has a consensus target price of $58.0833, indicating a potential upside of 11.33%. Given Ciena's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Ciena is more favorable than Comtech Telecommunications.

Profitability

This table compares Comtech Telecommunications and Ciena's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Comtech Telecommunications-14.65%3.43%1.93%
Ciena10.23%17.41%10.25%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Comtech Telecommunications and Ciena's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Comtech Telecommunications$616.72 million1.09$7.02 million$0.7734.91
Ciena$3.53 billion2.29$361.29 million$2.6519.69

Ciena has higher revenue and earnings than Comtech Telecommunications. Ciena is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Comtech Telecommunications, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Ciena beats Comtech Telecommunications on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Comtech Telecommunications Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Cisco Systems logo
CSCO
Cisco Systems
2.4$44.87-1.4%$189.43 billion$49.30 billion18.24
QUALCOMM logo
QCOM
QUALCOMM
2.6$136.19-0.5%$154.71 billion$23.53 billion30.06
Palo Alto Networks logo
PANW
Palo Alto Networks
1.6$358.31-0.5%$34.84 billion$3.41 billion-115.58Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Motorola Solutions logo
MSI
Motorola Solutions
2.3$175.48-2.9%$29.66 billion$7.89 billion39.26
F5 Networks logo
FFIV
F5 Networks
1.7$189.98-0.0%$11.71 billion$2.35 billion37.84Insider Selling
Ciena logo
CIEN
Ciena
2.3$52.17-0.6%$8.09 billion$3.53 billion22.49Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Juniper Networks logo
JNPR
Juniper Networks
2.1$23.28-0.7%$7.64 billion$4.45 billion20.07Analyst Downgrade
Viasat logo
VSAT
Viasat
1.6$51.14-2.5%$3.50 billion$2.31 billion-2,557.00Gap Down
Calix logo
CALX
Calix
1.0$39.51-5.0%$2.47 billion$424.33 million282.21Gap Up
EchoStar logo
SATS
EchoStar
1.4$22.70-1.5%$2.23 billion$1.89 billion-23.40Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
InterDigital logo
IDCC
InterDigital
2.3$63.37-2.5%$1.95 billion$318.92 million33.01
Infinera logo
INFN
Infinera
1.2$9.83-4.1%$1.84 billion$1.30 billion-6.82Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
Plantronics logo
PLT
Plantronics
1.2$40.49-2.5%$1.67 billion$1.70 billion-1.96Gap Down
Ribbon Communications logo
RBBN
Ribbon Communications
1.4$8.64-5.4%$1.26 billion$563.11 million-5.24Analyst Upgrade
High Trading Volume
Gap Up
NETGEAR logo
NTGR
NETGEAR
1.7$40.00-0.0%$1.22 billion$998.76 million45.46News Coverage
Extreme Networks logo
EXTR
Extreme Networks
1.5$9.17-0.9%$1.14 billion$948.02 million-11.18Analyst Report
ADTRAN logo
ADTN
ADTRAN
1.6$16.84-1.5%$807.58 million$530.06 million-49.53Gap Down
Harmonic logo
HLIT
Harmonic
1.2$7.75-2.7%$757.06 million$402.87 million-19.86Insider Selling
Digi International logo
DGII
Digi International
1.3$23.36-1.2%$694.00 million$279.27 million80.55
CalAmp logo
CAMP
CalAmp
1.5$11.17-2.1%$391.34 million$366.11 million-3.69
Aviat Networks logo
AVNW
Aviat Networks
1.1$61.33-1.7%$341.24 million$238.64 million55.75
KVH Industries logo
KVHI
KVH Industries
1.1$13.66-0.5%$250.02 million$157.89 million-17.51News Coverage
Bel Fuse logo
BELFB
Bel Fuse
1.1$17.75-3.9%$219.37 million$492.41 million73.96Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
PCTEL logo
PCTI
PCTEL
2.1$7.56-1.5%$141.52 million$90.62 million39.79Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Gap Up
AWRE
Aware
0.5$4.44-2.5%$95.43 million$12.20 million-7.05
TESSCO Technologies logo
TESS
TESSCO Technologies
1.2$7.01-0.7%$61.88 million$540.30 million-2.49Analyst Upgrade
This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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