China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. (NASDAQ:CNTF) and InterCloud Systems (OTCMKTS:ICLD) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. and InterCloud Systems, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
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Risk and Volatility
China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. has a beta of 3.07, indicating that its share price is 207% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, InterCloud Systems has a beta of 3.61, indicating that its share price is 261% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. and InterCloud Systems’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
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Valuation and Earnings
This table compares China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. and InterCloud Systems’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech.||$46.81 million||0.27||-$9.33 million||N/A||N/A|
|InterCloud Systems||$34.52 million||0.01||-$44.33 million||N/A||N/A|
China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. has higher revenue and earnings than InterCloud Systems.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.9% of China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of InterCloud Systems shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. beats InterCloud Systems on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. Company Profile
China TechFaith Wireless Communication Technology Limited engages in the original design and development of specialized mobile handsets for consumers and enterprises in the People’s Republic of China and internationally. It operates through Mobile Phone Business and Real Estate segments. The company offers handset design services through outsourcing of EMS providers who engage in assembly and manufacturing operations; and offer testing services of the assembled printed circuit boards, systems, and subsystems for Chinese mobile handset brand owners and international mobile handset brand owners. It also provides feature phones, smart phones, ruggedized phones, wireless modules, smart pads, and wireless software and applications, as well as other electronic components, such as industrial wireless devices. In addition, the company sells mobile handset products under the Tecface, 17FOX, and MOBIFOX brands. Further, it owns, develops, operates, and manages commercial real estate properties. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China.
InterCloud Systems Company Profile
InterCloud Systems, Inc. provides networking orchestration and automation for software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization environments to telecommunications service provider and corporate enterprise markets in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Applications and Infrastructure and Professional Services. The Applications and Infrastructure segment provides applications and services, including SDN training, SDN software development and integration, and vertical network function validation; and cabling and other field installations, as well as designs, engineers, installs, and maintains various types of Wi-Fi and DAS networks to enterprise customers. The Professional Services segment engages in the design and deployment of SDN and software-defined wide area networking solutions for enterprise and carrier accounts. The company is based in Shrewsbury, New Jersey.
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