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Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (ERIC) Competitors

$5.86
-0.01 (-0.17%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

ERIC vs. MSI, NOK, UI, VSAT, HLIT, PL, AVNW, GILT, COMM, and CRNT

Should you be buying Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) include Motorola Solutions (MSI), Nokia Oyj (NOK), Ubiquiti (UI), Viasat (VSAT), Harmonic (HLIT), Planet Labs PBC (PL), Aviat Networks (AVNW), Gilat Satellite Networks (GILT), CommScope (COMM), and Ceragon Networks (CRNT). These companies are all part of the "radio & t.v. communications equipment" industry.

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) vs.

Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (NASDAQ:ERIC) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, community ranking, valuation, media sentiment, analyst recommendations and risk.

Motorola Solutions currently has a consensus target price of $357.43, suggesting a potential downside of 1.97%. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) has a consensus target price of $5.58, suggesting a potential downside of 4.78%. Given Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Motorola Solutions is more favorable than Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ).

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Motorola Solutions
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.88
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
2 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.80

84.2% of Motorola Solutions shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 8.0% of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of Motorola Solutions shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Motorola Solutions has a net margin of 13.64% compared to Motorola Solutions' net margin of -9.75%. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s return on equity of 398.16% beat Motorola Solutions' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Motorola Solutions13.64% 398.16% 15.53%
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) -9.75%11.93%4.24%

Motorola Solutions has a beta of 0.91, suggesting that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) has a beta of 0.76, suggesting that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Motorola Solutions pays an annual dividend of $3.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) pays an annual dividend of $0.17 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Motorola Solutions pays out 48.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) pays out -24.3% 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. Motorola Solutions has increased its dividend for 12 consecutive years and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Motorola Solutions has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ). Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Motorola Solutions, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Motorola Solutions$9.98B6.09$1.71B$8.0945.07
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)$24.83B0.79-$2.49B-$0.70-8.37

In the previous week, Motorola Solutions had 7 more articles in the media than Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ). MarketBeat recorded 13 mentions for Motorola Solutions and 6 mentions for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ). Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s average media sentiment score of 1.36 beat Motorola Solutions' score of 1.17 indicating that Motorola Solutions is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Motorola Solutions
10 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Motorola Solutions received 149 more outperform votes than Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.38% of users gave Motorola Solutions an outperform vote while only 57.77% of users gave Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Motorola SolutionsOutperform Votes
785
67.38%
Underperform Votes
380
32.62%
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)Outperform Votes
636
57.77%
Underperform Votes
465
42.23%

Summary

Motorola Solutions beats Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) on 18 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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ERIC vs. The Competition

MetricTelefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)Radio & t.v. communications equipment IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$19.51B$11.34B$21.35B$8.05B
Dividend Yield2.86%2.04%2.73%3.96%
P/E Ratio-8.3732.13212.2014.47
Price / Sales0.799.99531.3671.55
Price / Cash7.6011.8929.0831.15
Price / Book1.8820.436.514.56
Net Income-$2.49B$216.93M$622.42M$214.00M
7 Day Performance2.09%-3.14%-0.52%-1.04%
1 Month Performance11.83%9.69%3.92%3.84%
1 Year Performance14.01%-21.15%30.10%8.60%

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MSI
Motorola Solutions
4.5762 of 5 stars
$364.60
+0.3%
$357.43
-2.0%
+28.6%$60.82B$9.98B45.0721,000Analyst Revision
Positive News
NOK
Nokia Oyj
2.135 of 5 stars
$3.85
flat
$4.42
+14.7%
-2.4%$21.68B$24.09B24.0686,689Gap Up
UI
Ubiquiti
1.1246 of 5 stars
$145.55
+0.2%
$134.00
-7.9%
-10.1%$8.80B$1.94B25.141,059
VSAT
Viasat
3.2513 of 5 stars
$16.04
+9.2%
$37.00
+130.7%
-63.2%$2.01B$4.28B-1.836,800Analyst Forecast
Options Volume
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
HLIT
Harmonic
3.9728 of 5 stars
$11.91
+3.7%
$17.20
+44.4%
-27.6%$1.34B$607.91M19.851,359Positive News
PL
Planet Labs PBC
3.2293 of 5 stars
$1.90
+2.2%
$4.68
+146.2%
-56.3%$552.18M$220.70M-3.731,180
AVNW
Aviat Networks
3.5302 of 5 stars
$30.30
-0.5%
$53.75
+77.4%
-2.2%$380.72M$385.39M26.81685Analyst Upgrade
GILT
Gilat Satellite Networks
2.112 of 5 stars
$5.29
+1.0%
$8.50
+60.7%
-1.9%$301.64M$266.09M12.901,183
COMM
CommScope
3.8362 of 5 stars
$1.16
-7.2%
$4.02
+246.6%
-71.1%$246.25M$5.79B-0.1320,000Positive News
CRNT
Ceragon Networks
2.4653 of 5 stars
$2.70
+1.5%
$5.25
+94.4%
+50.0%$230.63M$352.27M54.011,407Analyst Downgrade
Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:ERIC) was last updated on 5/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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