Reviewing Comtech Telecommunications (NASDAQ:CMTL) and AG&E (OTCMKTS:AGNUQ)

AG&E (OTCMKTS:AGNUQ) and Comtech Telecommunications (NASDAQ:CMTL) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares AG&E and Comtech Telecommunications’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
AG&E N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Comtech Telecommunications $616.72 million 1.05 $7.02 million $0.77 32.35

Comtech Telecommunications has higher revenue and earnings than AG&E.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

76.5% of Comtech Telecommunications shares are held by institutional investors. 31.3% of AG&E shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.8% of Comtech Telecommunications shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares AG&E and Comtech Telecommunications’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
AG&E N/A N/A N/A
Comtech Telecommunications -13.61% 4.58% 2.37%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for AG&E and Comtech Telecommunications, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
AG&E 0 0 0 0 N/A
Comtech Telecommunications 0 1 2 0 2.67

Comtech Telecommunications has a consensus price target of $27.00, indicating a potential upside of 8.39%. Given Comtech Telecommunications’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Comtech Telecommunications is more favorable than AG&E.

Summary

Comtech Telecommunications beats AG&E on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

AG&E Company Profile

AG&E Holdings Inc. is a global distributor and manufacturer of liquid crystal display (LCD) video monitors and other related parts. It distributes products for gaming machine manufacturers, casinos, coin-operated video game manufacturers, and other display integrators markets. AG&E Holdings Inc., formerly known as Wells-Gardner Electronics Corporation, is headquartered in McCook, Illinois.

Comtech Telecommunications Company Profile

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. engages in the design, development, production, and market of products, systems, and services for advanced communications solutions. It operates through the Commercial Solutions and Government Solutions segment. The Commercial Solutions segment offers satellite communications, public safety systems, and enterprise application technologies for commercial customers and smaller government customers. The Government Solutions segment comprises mission-critical technologies and transmission technologies for large government end users, international customers, and domestic prime contractors. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Melville, NY.

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