Pointer Telocation (NASDAQ: GILT) and Gilat Satellite Networks (NASDAQ: GILT) are both small-scale industrial product companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, profit and institutional ownership.
Volatility and risk
Pointer Telocation has a beta of 0.9, indicating that the share price is 10% less volatile than the S & P 500. By comparison, Gilat Satellite Networks has a beta of 0.95, indicating that the share price is 5% less volatile is then the S & P 500.
Insider & institutional property
19.9% of the Pointer Telocation shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 15.3% of Gilat Satellite Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of the Pointer Telocation shares are held by insiders of companies. By way of comparison: 1.1% of the Gilat Satellite Networks shares are held by insiders of companies. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, donations and hedge funds think that a share will outperform the market in the long term.
Profit and appreciation
This table compares the turnover, earnings per share and valuation of Pointer Telocation and Gilat Satellite Networks.
|Gross income||Price / sales ratio||Net income||Profit per share||Price / profit ratio|
|Pointer Telocatie||$ 78.15 million||1.33||$ 16.51 million||$ 1.12||11.43|
|Gilat satellite networks||$ 282.76 million||1.74||$ 6.80 million||N / A||N / A|
Pointer Telocation has higher revenues, but lower revenues than Gilat Satellite Networks.
This is a specification of the current recommendations and price targets for Pointer Telocation and Gilat Satellite Networks, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sales reviews||Keep ratings||Buy ratings||Strong sales figures||Review score|
|Gilat satellite networks||0||0||0||0||N / A|
Pointer Telocation currently has a consensus target price of $ 20.67, indicating a potential benefit of 61.46%. Given the higher possible top of Pointer Telocation, stock analysts clearly believe that Pointer Telocation is more favorable than Gilat Satellite Networks.
This table compares the net margins of Pointer Telocation and Gilat Satellite Networks, the return on equity and the return on assets.
|Net margins||Return on equity||Return on assets|
|Gilat satellite networks||3.46%||6.80%||3.94%|
Pointer Telocation reports Gilat Satellite Networks on 7 out of 12 compared between the two stocks.
Pointer Telocation Company profile
Pointer Telocation Ltd. provides MRM (Mobile Resource Management) products and services for the automotive and insurance sectors and mobile asset management markets worldwide. It works via MRM and Cellocator sequences. The MRM segment offers asset management, fleet management, stolen vehicle recovery (SVR) and connected car services. The Cellocator segment designs, develops and produces MRM products, such as fleet management products, including remote control and remote control solutions, including a command and control center and communication infrastructure; asset management products; and SVR products. The company was formerly known as Nexus Telocation Systems Ltd. and changed his name to Pointer Telocation Ltd. in January 2006. Pointer Telocation Ltd. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Rosh Haayin, Israel.
Gilat Satellite Networks Company profile
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. offers, together with its subsidiaries, satellite network services and services for broadband satellite communications (Satcom) worldwide. The company operates through divisions Commercial, Mobility and Services. The company designs, manufactures and supplies network management and equipment for Satcom, as well as professional services to satellite operators and service providers. The equipment consists of terminals with very small diaphragm openings, solid-state power amplifiers, block-up converters, low-profile antennas and on-the-move / on-the-break terminals. In addition, the company offers various solutions, including managed satellite communication services, network planning and optimization, satellite capacity, remote networking, call center support, hub and field operations and construction and installation services for communication networks. It also offers connectivity services, internet access and telephony services to businesses, government and residential customers; and builds telecommunication infrastructure using fiber-optic and wireless technologies for broadband connectivity. Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. sells its products and solutions to providers and operators of communication services, mobile network operators and system integrators, as well as to defense and home security organizations and directly to end users. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Petah Tikva, Israel.
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