Contrasting Metro One Telecommunications (OTCMKTS:WOWI) and Spire Global (NYSE:SPIR)

Metro One Telecommunications (OTCMKTS:WOWIGet Free Report) and Spire Global (NYSE:SPIRGet Free Report) are both small-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and analyst recommendations.

Risk and Volatility

Metro One Telecommunications has a beta of 4.74, meaning that its share price is 374% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Spire Global has a beta of 2.04, meaning that its share price is 104% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Metro One Telecommunications and Spire Global’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Metro One Telecommunications N/A -348.73% -97.63%
Spire Global -66.72% -66.19% -20.82%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

20.0% of Spire Global shares are owned by institutional investors. 33.0% of Metro One Telecommunications shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 17.1% of Spire Global shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Metro One Telecommunications and Spire Global’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Metro One Telecommunications $80,000.00 2.75 -$3.93 million N/A N/A
Spire Global $107.22 million 2.04 -$63.96 million ($3.48) -2.59

Metro One Telecommunications has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Spire Global.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Metro One Telecommunications and Spire Global, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Metro One Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 N/A
Spire Global 0 0 5 0 3.00

Spire Global has a consensus target price of $17.60, suggesting a potential upside of 95.56%. Given Spire Global’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Spire Global is more favorable than Metro One Telecommunications.

Summary

Spire Global beats Metro One Telecommunications on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Metro One Telecommunications

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Metro One Telecommunications, Inc. provides mobile commerce platform that enables retailers to launch their own branded mobile application in the United States. Its Mobile Commerce Merchant Platform allows small and medium-sized business retailers and enterprises to launch a branded and functional mobile app; Mobile Commerce Enterprise Platform that enables enterprise retailers, who own and operates brick and mortar store, as well as e-commerce platforms to engage with their customer online and in-store through the customer's mobile application; and Instore engagement Suite solutions. The company was formerly known as Metro One Direct Information Services Inc. and changed its name to Metro One Telecommunications, Inc. in December 1995. Metro One Telecommunications, Inc. was incorporated in 1989 and is based in Sheridan, Wyoming.

About Spire Global

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Spire Global, Inc. provides subscription-based data, insights, predictive analytics, and related project-based services worldwide. The company offers satellite-based aircraft tracking data to power applications, drive decision making, and improve cost efficiencies; data, insights, and predictive analytics for highly accurate ship monitoring, real-time and near real-time vessel updates, port operations, ship safety and route optimization; and space-based data, AI-powered insights, and predictive weather analytics for accurate weather forecasting. It serves maritime, weather, aviation, and space services industries. The company was formerly known as Nanosatisfi, Inc. and changed its name to Spire Global, Inc. in July 2014. Spire Global, Inc. is headquartered in Vienna, Virginia.

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