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Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) Competitors

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Volume7.27 million shs
Average Volume7.57 million shs
Market Capitalization$46.84 billion
P/E Ratio29.89
Dividend Yield1.17%
Beta0.47

Competitors

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (NASDAQ:ERIC) Vs. QCOM, MSI, NOK, UI, COMM, and VSAT

Should you be buying ERIC stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "radio & t.v. communications equipment" are considered alternatives and competitors to Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ), including QUALCOMM (QCOM), Motorola Solutions (MSI), Nokia (NOK), Ubiquiti (UI), CommScope (COMM), and Viasat (VSAT).

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (NASDAQ:ERIC) and QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and QUALCOMM's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)$24.04 billion1.95$235.19 million$0.11127.73
QUALCOMM$23.53 billion6.67$5.20 billion$3.3441.38

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

Dividends

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. QUALCOMM pays an annual dividend of $2.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) pays out 145.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. 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. QUALCOMM has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. QUALCOMM is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and QUALCOMM's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)6.35%20.57%5.91%
QUALCOMM22.09%90.74%11.56%

Risk and Volatility

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) has a beta of 0.47, meaning that its stock price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, QUALCOMM has a beta of 1.34, meaning that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and QUALCOMM, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)021402.88
QUALCOMM191912.67

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) presently has a consensus target price of $14.50, suggesting a potential upside of 3.42%. QUALCOMM has a consensus target price of $163.72, suggesting a potential upside of 18.91%. Given QUALCOMM's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe QUALCOMM is more favorable than Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ).

Insider & Institutional Ownership

8.8% of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.8% of QUALCOMM shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of QUALCOMM shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

QUALCOMM beats Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) on 16 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and Motorola Solutions' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)$24.04 billion1.95$235.19 million$0.11127.73
Motorola Solutions$7.89 billion4.05$868 million$7.4425.35

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

Dividends

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Motorola Solutions pays an annual dividend of $2.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) pays out 145.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Motorola Solutions pays out 38.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Motorola Solutions has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Motorola Solutions is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and Motorola Solutions' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)6.35%20.57%5.91%
Motorola Solutions10.39%-158.99%11.97%

Volatility and Risk

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) has a beta of 0.47, suggesting that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Motorola Solutions has a beta of 0.74, suggesting that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and Motorola Solutions, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)021402.88
Motorola Solutions03902.75

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) presently has a consensus target price of $14.50, suggesting a potential upside of 3.42%. Motorola Solutions has a consensus target price of $181.2727, suggesting a potential downside of 4.04%. Given Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) is more favorable than Motorola Solutions.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

8.8% of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.6% of Motorola Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Motorola Solutions shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Motorola Solutions beats Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (NASDAQ:ERIC) and Nokia (NYSE:NOK) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and Nokia's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)$24.04 billion1.95$235.19 million$0.11127.73
Nokia$26.12 billion0.90$7.84 million$0.2516.68

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

Profitability

This table compares Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and Nokia's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)6.35%20.57%5.91%
Nokia3.31%9.34%3.68%

Volatility & Risk

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) has a beta of 0.47, indicating that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nokia has a beta of 0.75, indicating that its share price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and Nokia, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)021402.88
Nokia19602.31

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) presently has a consensus target price of $14.50, suggesting a potential upside of 3.42%. Nokia has a consensus target price of $5.50, suggesting a potential upside of 31.89%. Given Nokia's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Nokia is more favorable than Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ).

Institutional & Insider Ownership

8.8% of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.2% of Nokia shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) beats Nokia on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (NASDAQ:ERIC) and Ubiquiti (NYSE:UI) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and Ubiquiti's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)$24.04 billion1.95$235.19 million$0.11127.73
Ubiquiti$1.28 billion14.05$380.30 million$5.9148.62

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

Dividends

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Ubiquiti pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) pays out 145.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Ubiquiti pays out 27.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Ubiquiti has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and Ubiquiti's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)6.35%20.57%5.91%
Ubiquiti30.57%-147.97%64.23%

Volatility and Risk

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) has a beta of 0.47, suggesting that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ubiquiti has a beta of 1.44, suggesting that its share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and Ubiquiti, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)021402.88
Ubiquiti20101.67

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) presently has a consensus target price of $14.50, suggesting a potential upside of 3.42%. Ubiquiti has a consensus target price of $223.3333, suggesting a potential downside of 20.39%. Given Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) is more favorable than Ubiquiti.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

8.8% of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 8.0% of Ubiquiti shares are held by institutional investors. 89.6% of Ubiquiti shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Ubiquiti beats Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (NASDAQ:ERIC) and CommScope (NASDAQ:COMM) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and CommScope's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)6.35%20.57%5.91%
CommScope-12.02%51.48%1.80%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and CommScope, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)021402.88
CommScope23802.46

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) presently has a consensus target price of $14.50, suggesting a potential upside of 3.42%. CommScope has a consensus target price of $16.2727, suggesting a potential downside of 5.12%. Given Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) is more favorable than CommScope.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) and CommScope's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)$24.04 billion1.95$235.19 million$0.11127.73
CommScope$8.35 billion0.41$-929,500,000.00$1.799.28

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

Volatility & Risk

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) has a beta of 0.47, indicating that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CommScope has a beta of 1.86, indicating that its share price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

8.8% of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.1% of CommScope shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.3% of CommScope shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) beats CommScope on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Viasat (NASDAQ:VSAT) and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (NASDAQ:ERIC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Viasat and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Viasat-0.05%-0.06%-0.02%
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)6.35%20.57%5.91%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Viasat and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ), as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Viasat02312.83
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)021402.88

Viasat currently has a consensus price target of $64.00, suggesting a potential upside of 30.40%. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) has a consensus price target of $14.50, suggesting a potential upside of 3.42%. Given Viasat's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Viasat is more favorable than Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ).

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Viasat and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Viasat$2.31 billion1.46$-210,000.00N/AN/A
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)$24.04 billion1.95$235.19 million$0.11127.73

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) has higher revenue and earnings than Viasat.

Volatility and Risk

Viasat has a beta of 1.21, suggesting that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) has a beta of 0.47, suggesting that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

80.1% of Viasat shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 8.8% of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.3% of Viasat 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.

Summary

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) beats Viasat on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
QUALCOMM logo
QCOM
QUALCOMM
2.5$138.21+0.3%$157.01 billion$23.53 billion30.51Dividend Increase
Motorola Solutions logo
MSI
Motorola Solutions
2.2$188.60+0.2%$31.94 billion$7.89 billion42.19Insider Selling
Nokia logo
NOK
Nokia
1.4$4.17+1.0%$23.20 billion$26.12 billion27.80Analyst Report
Ubiquiti logo
UI
Ubiquiti
1.7$287.37+2.8%$18.05 billion$1.28 billion42.07Decrease in Short Interest
CommScope logo
COMM
CommScope
1.5$16.62+1.9%$3.38 billion$8.35 billion-2.98Analyst Upgrade
Viasat logo
VSAT
Viasat
1.6$49.08+2.8%$3.36 billion$2.31 billion-2,454.00
Maxar Technologies logo
MAXR
Maxar Technologies
2.1$38.32+3.2%$2.36 billion$1.67 billion6.20
EchoStar logo
SATS
EchoStar
1.6$24.76+1.5%$2.29 billion$1.89 billion-25.53News Coverage
Cambium Networks logo
CMBM
Cambium Networks
1.5$59.18+0.5%$1.54 billion$267.03 million219.19
Vuzix logo
VUZI
Vuzix
0.9$22.93+1.0%$1.33 billion$6.67 million-28.66Increase in Short Interest
Gap Down
Harmonic logo
HLIT
Harmonic
1.2$8.62+2.7%$846.11 million$402.87 million-22.10Unusual Options Activity
Loral Space & Communications Inc. logo
LORL
Loral Space & Communications Inc.
0.9$37.18+1.1%$805.77 millionN/A0.00
Casa Systems logo
CASA
Casa Systems
1.5$8.76+0.2%$742.56 million$282.30 million-29.20News Coverage
Gap Up
Comtech Telecommunications logo
CMTL
Comtech Telecommunications
2.3$25.53+1.6%$654.48 million$616.72 million-7.58
Gilat Satellite Networks logo
GILT
Gilat Satellite Networks
0.8$9.89+1.5%$549.49 million$263.49 million-141.29Gap Up
Sierra Wireless logo
SWIR
Sierra Wireless
1.5$14.81+0.9%$541.03 million$713.51 million-8.82
CalAmp logo
CAMP
CalAmp
1.3$11.80+0.7%$410.61 million$366.11 million-3.89Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Aviat Networks logo
AVNW
Aviat Networks
1.1$30.85+4.1%$343.30 million$238.64 million28.05Increase in Short Interest
Ceragon Networks logo
CRNT
Ceragon Networks
0.9$3.50+6.0%$291.55 million$285.58 million-18.42
KVH Industries logo
KVHI
KVH Industries
1.1$13.77+2.5%$253.78 million$157.89 million-17.65Insider Selling
News Coverage
Airgain logo
AIRG
Airgain
1.5$20.94+1.1%$216.77 million$55.74 million-95.18News Coverage
Energous logo
WATT
Energous
0.7$3.36+4.5%$198.42 million$200,000.00-3.33Analyst Upgrade
SGOC
SGOCO Group
0.6$1.67+6.0%$160.49 million$5.53 million0.00Gap Up
PCTEL logo
PCTI
PCTEL
2.1$6.57+0.3%$121.67 million$90.62 million34.58
Digital Ally logo
DGLY
Digital Ally
1.2$1.66+1.8%$85.53 million$10.44 million-3.53Gap Up
SeaChange International logo
SEAC
SeaChange International
1.5$1.03+6.8%$49.59 million$67.15 million-2.24Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
This page was last updated on 4/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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