Sonim Technologies (NASDAQ:SONM) vs. Avaya (NASDAQ:AVYA) Head-To-Head Survey

Avaya (NYSE:AVYA) and Sonim Technologies (NASDAQ:SONM) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Avaya and Sonim Technologies’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Avaya $2.85 billion 0.44 $3.26 billion N/A N/A
Sonim Technologies N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Avaya has higher revenue and earnings than Sonim Technologies.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Avaya and Sonim Technologies, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Avaya 0 4 3 0 2.43
Sonim Technologies 0 0 4 0 3.00

Avaya currently has a consensus price target of $19.50, indicating a potential upside of 73.64%. Sonim Technologies has a consensus price target of $18.00, indicating a potential upside of 34.43%. Given Avaya’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Avaya is more favorable than Sonim Technologies.


This table compares Avaya and Sonim Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Avaya 6.12% 15.77% 4.09%
Sonim Technologies N/A N/A N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

100.0% of Avaya shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Avaya shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Avaya beats Sonim Technologies on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Avaya

Avaya Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides digital communications products, solutions, and services for businesses worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Products & Solutions, and Services. The Products & Solutions segment offers unified communications and contact center platforms, applications, and devices. It also provides an open development platform for customers and third parties to create custom applications and automated workflows for their needs; and contact center solutions that enable customers to build a customized portfolio of applications driving customer engagement and customer value. This segments communications solutions include voice, email, chat, social media, video, and performance management. The Services segment provides global support services, enterprise cloud and managed services, and professional services. The company also delivers cloud business communications services and solutions to connect with customers. Avaya Holdings Corp. sells directly through its sales force, as well as indirectly through its network of channel partners, including distributors, service providers, dealers, value-added resellers, system integrators, and business partners. The company is based in Santa Clara, California.

About Sonim Technologies

Sonim Technologies, Inc. provides ruggedized mobile phones and accessories for task workers. It offers ruggedized mobile phones, such as Sonim XP8, Sonim XP5s, and Sonim XP3 based on the Android platform that are capable of attaching to public and private wireless networks; industrial-grade accessories, including remote speaker microphones, multi-bay charging accessories, and in-vehicle hands-free voice communications solutions; and cloud-based software and application services. Sonim Technologies, Inc. sells its mobile phones and accessories primarily to wireless carriers in the United States and Canada. The company was formerly known as, Inc. and changed its name to Sonim Technologies, Inc. in December 2001. Sonim Technologies, Inc. was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.

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