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DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
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American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
American Express, Fifth Third rise; Netflix, PPG Industries fall, Friday, 4/19/2024
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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
American Express, Fifth Third rise; Netflix, PPG Industries fall, Friday, 4/19/2024
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Motorola Solutions (MSI) Competitors

$339.65
+0.19 (+0.06%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

MSI vs. QCOM, NOK, ERIC, ROP, AMX, NTES, SMCI, DASH, NXPI, and TEAM

Should you be buying Motorola Solutions stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Motorola Solutions include QUALCOMM (QCOM), Nokia Oyj (NOK), Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (ERIC), Roper Technologies (ROP), América Móvil (AMX), NetEase (NTES), Super Micro Computer (SMCI), DoorDash (DASH), NXP Semiconductors (NXPI), and Atlassian (TEAM). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

Motorola Solutions vs.

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) and Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their community ranking, analyst recommendations, valuation, media sentiment, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends and earnings.

QUALCOMM has a beta of 1.41, suggesting that its share price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Motorola Solutions has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

QUALCOMM pays an annual dividend of $3.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Motorola Solutions pays an annual dividend of $3.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. QUALCOMM pays out 46.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Motorola Solutions pays out 39.5% 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. QUALCOMM has increased its dividend for 21 consecutive years and Motorola Solutions has increased its dividend for 12 consecutive years. QUALCOMM is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

74.3% of QUALCOMM shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.2% of Motorola Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of QUALCOMM shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Motorola Solutions shares are held by 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.

QUALCOMM has a net margin of 21.39% compared to QUALCOMM's net margin of 17.12%. QUALCOMM's return on equity of 441.65% beat Motorola Solutions' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
QUALCOMM21.39% 38.06% 16.14%
Motorola Solutions 17.12%441.65%15.03%

QUALCOMM presently has a consensus target price of $156.90, indicating a potential downside of 0.46%. Motorola Solutions has a consensus target price of $348.38, indicating a potential upside of 2.57%. Given QUALCOMM's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Motorola Solutions is more favorable than QUALCOMM.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
QUALCOMM
1 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.56
Motorola Solutions
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.88

QUALCOMM has higher revenue and earnings than Motorola Solutions. QUALCOMM 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
QUALCOMM$36.29B4.85$7.23B$6.9022.84
Motorola Solutions$9.98B5.65$1.71B$9.9334.20

QUALCOMM received 1444 more outperform votes than Motorola Solutions when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 77.78% of users gave QUALCOMM an outperform vote while only 67.30% of users gave Motorola Solutions an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
QUALCOMMOutperform Votes
2226
77.78%
Underperform Votes
636
22.22%
Motorola SolutionsOutperform Votes
782
67.30%
Underperform Votes
380
32.70%

In the previous week, QUALCOMM had 6 more articles in the media than Motorola Solutions. MarketBeat recorded 24 mentions for QUALCOMM and 18 mentions for Motorola Solutions. QUALCOMM's average media sentiment score of 0.78 beat Motorola Solutions' score of 0.64 indicating that Motorola Solutions is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
QUALCOMM
8 Very Positive mention(s)
5 Positive mention(s)
9 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Motorola Solutions
9 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

QUALCOMM beats Motorola Solutions on 11 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

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MSI vs. The Competition

MetricMotorola SolutionsRadio & t.v. communications equipment IndustryComputer SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$56.42B$9.07B$18.91B$17.25B
Dividend Yield1.15%2.26%2.76%3.62%
P/E Ratio34.209.49259.2524.50
Price / Sales5.659.76527.8311.82
Price / Cash25.1513.9727.9217.10
Price / Book76.334.726.314.85
Net Income$1.71B$211.19M$631.73M$970.56M
7 Day Performance-1.21%-7.51%-3.44%-1.76%
1 Month Performance-1.77%-12.77%-4.48%-2.50%
1 Year Performance17.58%-33.00%12.94%78.16%

Motorola Solutions Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
QCOM
QUALCOMM
4.7811 of 5 stars
$168.58
-0.7%
$156.90
-6.9%
+33.0%$188.14B$35.82B24.4350,000Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
NOK
Nokia Oyj
4.1974 of 5 stars
$3.33
+0.9%
$5.06
+52.3%
-23.9%$18.73B$22.26B27.7186,689Dividend Cut
Analyst Report
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
ERIC
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
1.0303 of 5 stars
$4.88
+1.9%
$5.90
+20.9%
-5.7%$16.25B$24.83B-6.6899,952Analyst Report
Gap Up
High Trading Volume
ROP
Roper Technologies
3.4633 of 5 stars
$526.98
-0.2%
$574.58
+9.0%
+20.6%$56.40B$6.18B40.8816,800Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
AMX
América Móvil
3.3735 of 5 stars
$17.57
-2.5%
$22.57
+28.4%
-13.5%$54.91B$46.07B13.11176,014Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Positive News
NTES
NetEase
4.9263 of 5 stars
$90.42
-1.9%
$126.00
+39.3%
+2.5%$58.30B$14.57B14.2831,119Gap Down
SMCI
Super Micro Computer
4.9934 of 5 stars
$976.30
+10.6%
$949.85
-2.7%
+549.8%$54.60B$7.12B76.215,126Analyst Report
Gap Down
DASH
DoorDash
2.2099 of 5 stars
$133.84
+0.7%
$128.88
-3.7%
+106.0%$54.07B$8.64B-93.5919,300Analyst Report
Insider Selling
NXPI
NXP Semiconductors
4.8411 of 5 stars
$230.68
+0.2%
$239.58
+3.9%
+24.5%$59.16B$13.28B21.5434,200Analyst Upgrade
TEAM
Atlassian
4.1556 of 5 stars
$194.85
+1.6%
$224.25
+15.1%
+17.7%$50.55B$3.53B-130.776,433Upcoming Earnings
Insider Selling

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