Financial Analysis: Gilat Satellite Networks (NASDAQ:GILT) & Airspan Networks (OTCMKTS:AIRO)

Gilat Satellite Networks (NASDAQ:GILTGet Free Report) and Airspan Networks (OTCMKTS:AIROGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Gilat Satellite Networks and Airspan Networks’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Gilat Satellite Networks $266.09 million 0.99 $23.50 million $0.41 11.22
Airspan Networks N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Gilat Satellite Networks has higher revenue and earnings than Airspan Networks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

35.7% of Gilat Satellite Networks shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Gilat Satellite Networks shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 31.3% of Airspan Networks shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Gilat Satellite Networks and Airspan Networks, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Gilat Satellite Networks 0 0 1 0 3.00
Airspan Networks 0 0 0 0 N/A

Gilat Satellite Networks presently has a consensus price target of $8.50, indicating a potential upside of 84.78%. Given Gilat Satellite Networks’ higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Gilat Satellite Networks is more favorable than Airspan Networks.

Profitability

This table compares Gilat Satellite Networks and Airspan Networks’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Gilat Satellite Networks 8.08% 8.02% 5.36%
Airspan Networks N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Gilat Satellite Networks beats Airspan Networks on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Gilat Satellite Networks

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Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides satellite-based broadband communication solutions in Israel, the United States, Peru, and internationally. It operates in three segments: Satellite Networks, Integrated Solutions, and Network Infrastructure and Services. The company designs and manufactures ground-based satellite communications equipment; and provides solutions and end-to-end services. Its portfolio consists of cloud-based satellite network platform, very small aperture terminals, amplifiers, modems, on-the-move antennas, solid state power amplifiers, block upconverters, transceivers. The company also offers turnkey integrated solutions, including managed satellite network services, network planning and optimization, remote network operation, call center support, hub and field operations, and communication networks construction and installation services. In addition, it provides connectivity services, internet access, and telephony services to enterprise, government, and residential customers; and builds telecommunication infrastructure using fiber-optic and wireless technologies for broadband connectivity. The company sells its products and solutions to satellite operators, governments, system integrators, telecommunication companies and mobile network operators, satellite communication providers, ISPs, and homeland security and defense agencies, as well as directly to end-users. Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Petah Tikva, Israel.

About Airspan Networks

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Airspan Networks, Inc. engages in the provision of 4G and 5G network densification solutions. Its products include AirSON, aCore, iRelay, iBridge, and Netspan. The company was founded by Paul N. Senior in 1992 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, FL.

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