L3 Technologies (NASDAQ: GILT) and Gilat Satellite Networks (NASDAQ: GILT) are both aerospace companies, but what is the better company? We will compare the two companies with each other on the basis of the strength of their income, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends and recommendations from analysts.
L3 Technologies pays an annual dividend of $ 3.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Gilat Satellite Networks does not pay a dividend. L3 Technologies pays 37.8% of its income in the form of a dividend. L3 Technologies has increased its dividend for 14 consecutive years.
Appreciation and profit
This table compares the earnings, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of L3 Technologies and Gilat Satellite Networks.
|Gross income||Price / sales ratio||Net income||Profit per share||Price / profit ratio|
|L3 Technologies||$ 9.57 billion||1.73||$ 677.00 million||$ 8.47||24.95|
|Gilat satellite networks||$ 282.76 million||1.69||$ 6.80 million||N / A||N / A|
L3 Technologies has higher revenues and revenues than Gilat Satellite Networks.
Volatility and risk
L3 Technologies has a beta of 1.25, which means that the share price is 25% more volatile than the S & P 500. For comparison: Gilat Satellite Networks has a beta of 0.95, which means that the share price is 5% less volatile than the S & P 500.
This is a breakdown of the current ratings for L3 Technologies and Gilat Satellite Networks, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales reviews||Keep ratings||Buy ratings||Strong sales figures||Review score|
|Gilat satellite networks||0||0||0||0||N / A|
L3 Technologies currently has a consensus target of $ 233.82, suggesting a 10.64% potential advantage. Given the higher likely positive impact of L3 Technologies, equity analysts clearly believe that L3 Technologies is more favorable than Gilat Satellite Networks.
This table compares the net margins of L3 Technologies 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%|
Insider & institutional property
79.7% of the shares of L3 Technologies are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 20.6% of Gilat Satellite Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 2.9% of the shares of L3 Technologies are owned by insiders of companies. By way of comparison: 1.1% of Gilat Satellite Networks shares are owned by insiders of companies. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, donations and large money managers believe that a company will perform better than the market in the long term.
L3 Technologies beats Gilat Satellite Networks on 13 out of 15 compared between the two stocks.
L3 Technologies Company profile
L3 Technologies, Inc. supplies aerospace, communications, electronic and sensor systems used for military purposes, homeland security and commercial platforms in the United States and beyond. It offers simulation and training, night vision and image amplification equipment and security and detection systems; and components, products, subsystems and systems, as well as related services to military and commercial customers in different business areas such as total training solutions, power and propulsion systems, aerospace products, precision appointments systems and security and detection systems. The company also offers support services for fleet management, procurement, system integration, sensor development, modifications and periodic deposit maintenance services; modernization and life extension maintenance upgrade and support services; manufacture and assembly of aircraft of fixed and rotating wing aerostructures, as well as electronic hardware and software systems; and integration of initial mission systems and sensor development services. In addition, it offers network and communication systems, secure communication products, radio frequency components, satellite communication terminals and space, microwave and telemetry products and secure data connections. The company also offers solutions for multi-domain intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission in various business areas, including space and sensor, sensor in the air, warrior sensor, maritime sensor and intelligence and mission systems, as well as in advanced programs. It serves the US Department of Defense (US) and its main contractors, the intelligence services of the US government, the US Department of Homeland Security, foreign governments and commercial customers. The company was formerly known as L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. and changed the name to L3 Technologies, Inc. in December 2016. L3 Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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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