NTT Docomo (NASDAQ: PNTR) and Pointer Telocation (NASDAQ: PNTR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profit, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.6% of the NTT Docomo shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 19.5% of the Pointer Telocation shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of the Pointer Telocation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and capital providers think that a share is ready for long-term growth.
Income and appreciation
This table compares the earnings, earnings per share and valuation of NTT Docomo and Pointer Telocation.
|Gross income||Price / sales ratio||Net income||Profit per share||Price / profit ratio|
|NTT Docomo||$ 42.41 billion||2.24||$ 6.07 billion||$ 1.62||15.80|
|Pointer Telocatie||$ 78.15 million||1.34||$ 16.51 million||$ 1.12||11.52|
NTT Docomo has higher revenues and revenues than Pointer Telocation. Wijzer Telocation trades at a lower price-earnings ratio than NTT Docomo, which indicates that it is currently the more affordable of the two shares.
Recommendations from analysts
This is a summary of recent recommendations for NTT Docomo and Pointer Telocation, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales reviews||Keep ratings||Buy ratings||Strong sales figures||Review score|
Pointer Telocation has a consensus price target of $ 20.67, suggesting a potential benefit of 60.21%. Given the stronger consensus of Pointer Telocation and a higher likely rate of rise, analysts clearly believe that Pointer Telocation is more favorable than NTT Docomo.
Risk & Volatility
NTT Docomo has a beta of 0.1, which suggests that the share price is 90% less volatile than the S & P 500. For comparison, Pointer Telocation has a beta of 0.9, which suggests that the share price is 10% less volatile than the S & P 500.
This table compares the net margins of NTT Docomo and Pointer Telocation, the return on equity and the return on assets.
|Net margins||Return on equity||Return on assets|
NTT Docomo pays an annual dividend of $ 0.39 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Pointer Telocation does not pay a dividend. NTT Docomo distributes 24.1% of its income in the form of a dividend. NTT Docomo has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.
Pointer Telocation defeats NTT Docomo on 10 out of 17 compared between the two shares.
About NTT Docomo
NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) is a mobile telecommunication carrier. The company is active in three segments: telecommunication, smart life business and other companies. The telecommunications business segment comprises mobile telephony services (LTE services (LTE) (long term evolution) (Xi) and freedom of services in the field of mobile multimedia access (FOMA)), broadband services for optical fibers, mobile satellite communications services, international services and sales of equipment related to these services. The smart life business segment includes video and music distribution, electronic books and other services offered through its dmarket portal, as well as financial / payment services, retail services and various other services to support the daily life of the company's customers. The segment for other activities of the company mainly comprises the mobile device protection service, as well as the development, sale and maintenance of IT systems (Information Technology).
About Pointer Telocation
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.
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