NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) and CalAmp (NASDAQ:CAMP) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and risk.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares NTT Docomo and CalAmp’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|NTT Docomo||$596.18 billion||0.13||$6.70 billion||$1.82||11.90|
|CalAmp||$365.91 million||1.92||$16.61 million||$0.92||21.91|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for NTT Docomo and CalAmp, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
CalAmp has a consensus target price of $27.43, indicating a potential upside of 36.05%. Given CalAmp’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe CalAmp is more favorable than NTT Docomo.
Risk and Volatility
NTT Docomo has a beta of 0.2, suggesting that its stock price is 80% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CalAmp has a beta of 1.84, suggesting that its stock price is 84% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares NTT Docomo and CalAmp’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
NTT Docomo pays an annual dividend of $0.77 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. CalAmp does not pay a dividend. NTT Docomo pays out 42.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.2% of NTT Docomo shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.4% of CalAmp shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.4% of CalAmp shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
CalAmp beats NTT Docomo on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
NTT Docomo Company Profile
NTT DOCOMO, INC., a telecommunications company, provides various mobile services in Japan and internationally. The company offers iPhone, iPad, smartphone, tablet, and feature phone products and services under the docomo name, as well as d POINT CLUB, a point program. It also provides technical and operational services to mobile operators and other companies. In addition, the company offers LTE, FOMA, and FOMA high-speed services; docomo Wi-Fi services; VoLTE voice call services; docomo Hikari, an optical Internet service; and docomo Shop services. It serves approximately 73 million customers through advanced wireless networks, including a LTE network and LTE-advanced network. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. NTT DOCOMO, INC. is a subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation.
CalAmp Company Profile
CalAmp Corp. provides in telematics systems, and software and subscription services worldwide. The company provides mobile resource management telematics devices for the Internet of Things market, which enable customers to optimize their operations by collecting, monitoring, and reporting business-critical information and desired intelligence from remote and mobile assets. It also offers a portfolio of wireless networking products, including asset tracking units, mobile telematics devices, and fixed and mobile wireless gateways and routers; telematics cloud platform applications; and software as a service applications. The company sells its products and services to customers in the transportation, government, construction, and automotive markets through direct sales organization, a network of licensees, and sales representatives, as well as through Websites and digital presence. CalAmp Corp. was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.
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