NASDAQ:PCTI

PCTEL Competitors

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$6.54
MA: $7.23
$7.95
52-Week Range
$4.86
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$11.05
Volume131,726 shs
Average Volume263,186 shs
Market Capitalization$122.04 million
P/E Ratio34.69
Dividend Yield3.31%
Beta0.25

Competitors

PCTEL (NASDAQ:PCTI) Vs. CSCO, QCOM, PANW, MSI, FFIV, and CIEN

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

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

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PCTEL and Cisco Systems' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PCTEL$90.62 million1.35$3.75 million$0.2922.72
Cisco Systems$49.30 billion4.41$11.21 billion$2.9217.64

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

Risk & Volatility

PCTEL has a beta of 0.25, indicating that its stock price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cisco Systems has a beta of 0.95, indicating that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for PCTEL and Cisco Systems, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
PCTEL00103.00
Cisco Systems0121102.48

PCTEL currently has a consensus target price of $10.50, suggesting a potential upside of 59.33%. Cisco Systems has a consensus target price of $50.7391, suggesting a potential downside of 1.48%. Given PCTEL's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe PCTEL is more favorable than Cisco Systems.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PCTEL4.22%5.77%4.78%
Cisco Systems21.76%32.64%12.94%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

59.9% of PCTEL shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.6% of Cisco Systems shares are held by institutional investors. 5.7% of PCTEL shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Cisco Systems shares are held 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.

Dividends

PCTEL pays an annual dividend of $0.22 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Cisco Systems pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. PCTEL pays out 75.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Cisco Systems pays out 50.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Cisco Systems has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Summary

Cisco Systems beats PCTEL on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

59.9% of PCTEL shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.8% of QUALCOMM shares are held by institutional investors. 5.7% of PCTEL shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of QUALCOMM shares are held 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.

Risk & Volatility

PCTEL has a beta of 0.25, indicating that its stock price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, QUALCOMM has a beta of 1.34, indicating that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

PCTEL pays an annual dividend of $0.22 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. QUALCOMM pays an annual dividend of $2.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. PCTEL pays out 75.9% 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. PCTEL is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for PCTEL and QUALCOMM, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
PCTEL00103.00
QUALCOMM0121612.62

PCTEL currently has a consensus target price of $10.50, suggesting a potential upside of 59.33%. QUALCOMM has a consensus target price of $165.68, suggesting a potential upside of 24.60%. Given PCTEL's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe PCTEL is more favorable than QUALCOMM.

Profitability

This table compares PCTEL and QUALCOMM's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PCTEL4.22%5.77%4.78%
QUALCOMM22.09%90.74%11.56%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PCTEL and QUALCOMM's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PCTEL$90.62 million1.35$3.75 million$0.2922.72
QUALCOMM$23.53 billion6.42$5.20 billion$3.3439.81

QUALCOMM has higher revenue and earnings than PCTEL. PCTEL 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 PCTEL on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) and PCTEL (NASDAQ:PCTI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

80.8% of Palo Alto Networks shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.9% of PCTEL shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Palo Alto Networks shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.7% of PCTEL shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Palo Alto Networks has a beta of 1.5, meaning that its share price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PCTEL has a beta of 0.25, meaning that its share price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Palo Alto Networks and PCTEL, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Palo Alto Networks122802.87
PCTEL00103.00

Palo Alto Networks presently has a consensus price target of $381.3030, suggesting a potential upside of 8.08%. PCTEL has a consensus price target of $10.50, suggesting a potential upside of 59.33%. Given PCTEL's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe PCTEL is more favorable than Palo Alto Networks.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Palo Alto Networks-8.36%-8.66%-1.16%
PCTEL4.22%5.77%4.78%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Palo Alto Networks and PCTEL's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Palo Alto Networks$3.41 billion10.07$-267,000,000.00($1.24)-284.52
PCTEL$90.62 million1.35$3.75 million$0.2922.72

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

Summary

PCTEL beats Palo Alto Networks on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) and PCTEL (NASDAQ:PCTI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

86.6% of Motorola Solutions shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.9% of PCTEL shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of Motorola Solutions shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.7% of PCTEL shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Motorola Solutions has a beta of 0.74, indicating that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PCTEL has a beta of 0.25, indicating that its share price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Motorola Solutions pays an annual dividend of $2.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. PCTEL pays an annual dividend of $0.22 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Motorola Solutions pays out 38.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. PCTEL pays out 75.9% 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 has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Motorola Solutions and PCTEL, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Motorola Solutions03902.75
PCTEL00103.00

Motorola Solutions presently has a consensus price target of $181.2727, suggesting a potential downside of 3.29%. PCTEL has a consensus price target of $10.50, suggesting a potential upside of 59.33%. Given PCTEL's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe PCTEL is more favorable than Motorola Solutions.

Profitability

This table compares Motorola Solutions and PCTEL's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Motorola Solutions10.39%-158.99%11.97%
PCTEL4.22%5.77%4.78%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Motorola Solutions and PCTEL's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Motorola Solutions$7.89 billion4.02$868 million$7.4425.19
PCTEL$90.62 million1.35$3.75 million$0.2922.72

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

Summary

Motorola Solutions beats PCTEL on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) and PCTEL (NASDAQ:PCTI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

90.7% of F5 Networks shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.9% of PCTEL shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of F5 Networks shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.7% of PCTEL shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

F5 Networks has a beta of 1.13, meaning that its share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PCTEL has a beta of 0.25, meaning that its share price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for F5 Networks and PCTEL, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
F5 Networks051102.69
PCTEL00103.00

F5 Networks presently has a consensus price target of $195.1765, suggesting a potential downside of 6.37%. PCTEL has a consensus price target of $10.50, suggesting a potential upside of 59.33%. Given PCTEL's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe PCTEL is more favorable than F5 Networks.

Profitability

This table compares F5 Networks and PCTEL's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
F5 Networks13.08%19.72%9.33%
PCTEL4.22%5.77%4.78%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares F5 Networks and PCTEL's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
F5 Networks$2.35 billion5.47$307.44 million$6.6631.30
PCTEL$90.62 million1.35$3.75 million$0.2922.72

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

Summary

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

Ciena (NYSE:CIEN) and PCTEL (NASDAQ:PCTI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Risk and Volatility

Ciena has a beta of 0.85, meaning that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PCTEL has a beta of 0.25, meaning that its share price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.0% of Ciena shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.9% of PCTEL shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Ciena shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.7% of PCTEL shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ciena$3.53 billion2.36$361.29 million$2.6520.32
PCTEL$90.62 million1.35$3.75 million$0.2922.72

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ciena10.23%17.41%10.25%
PCTEL4.22%5.77%4.78%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Ciena and PCTEL, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ciena051502.75
PCTEL00103.00

Ciena presently has a consensus price target of $59.0278, suggesting a potential upside of 9.62%. PCTEL has a consensus price target of $10.50, suggesting a potential upside of 59.33%. Given PCTEL's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe PCTEL is more favorable than Ciena.

Summary

Ciena beats PCTEL on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


PCTEL 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$51.50-0.8%$217.42 billion$49.30 billion20.93Analyst Report
News Coverage
QUALCOMM logo
QCOM
QUALCOMM
2.5$132.97-2.4%$151.05 billion$23.53 billion29.35Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Palo Alto Networks logo
PANW
Palo Alto Networks
1.6$352.81-1.1%$34.31 billion$3.41 billion-113.81News Coverage
Motorola Solutions logo
MSI
Motorola Solutions
2.2$187.43-0.5%$31.74 billion$7.89 billion41.93Analyst Report
News Coverage
F5 Networks logo
FFIV
F5 Networks
1.7$208.46-0.5%$12.85 billion$2.35 billion41.53Upcoming Earnings
Ciena logo
CIEN
Ciena
1.9$53.85-2.0%$8.35 billion$3.53 billion23.21News Coverage
Juniper Networks logo
JNPR
Juniper Networks
1.9$25.07-2.0%$8.20 billion$4.45 billion21.61Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Viasat logo
VSAT
Viasat
1.6$47.56-0.3%$3.26 billion$2.31 billion-2,378.00
Calix logo
CALX
Calix
1.2$43.52-1.3%$2.74 billion$424.33 million310.86Upcoming Earnings
EchoStar logo
SATS
EchoStar
1.6$24.01-0.1%$2.25 billion$1.89 billion-24.75
InterDigital logo
IDCC
InterDigital
2.3$71.67-1.7%$2.21 billion$318.92 million37.33
Infinera logo
INFN
Infinera
1.2$9.37-1.2%$1.92 billion$1.30 billion-6.51
Plantronics logo
PLT
Plantronics
1.2$38.86-0.2%$1.60 billion$1.70 billion-1.88Analyst Upgrade
Unusual Options Activity
Extreme Networks logo
EXTR
Extreme Networks
1.5$9.58-0.6%$1.19 billion$948.02 million-11.68Upcoming Earnings
Ribbon Communications logo
RBBN
Ribbon Communications
1.6$7.91-1.8%$1.17 billion$563.11 million-4.79Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
NETGEAR logo
NTGR
NETGEAR
1.9$36.63-3.3%$1.13 billion$998.76 million41.63Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Insider Selling
News Coverage
Gap Up
ADTRAN logo
ADTN
ADTRAN
1.8$17.19-2.2%$833.46 million$530.06 million-50.56Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Harmonic logo
HLIT
Harmonic
1.4$7.67-0.7%$773.50 million$402.87 million-19.67
Comtech Telecommunications logo
CMTL
Comtech Telecommunications
2.3$24.26-0.9%$632.07 million$616.72 million-7.20
Digi International logo
DGII
Digi International
1.8$17.64-1.5%$524.07 million$279.27 million60.83
CalAmp logo
CAMP
CalAmp
1.5$11.04-0.5%$386.79 million$366.11 million-3.64News Coverage
Aviat Networks logo
AVNW
Aviat Networks
1.1$29.30-1.8%$327.11 million$238.64 million26.64Increase in Short Interest
KVH Industries logo
KVHI
KVH Industries
1.1$13.44-0.2%$247.70 million$157.89 million-17.23
Bel Fuse logo
BELFB
Bel Fuse
1.3$17.18-4.8%$212.17 million$492.41 million71.58
Aware logo
AWRE
Aware
0.5$3.38-2.7%$72.65 million$12.20 million-5.37Upcoming Earnings
TESSCO Technologies logo
TESS
TESSCO Technologies
1.0$7.77-1.4%$68.59 million$540.30 million-2.77News Coverage
This page was last updated on 4/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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