Advanced Info Service PCL (OTCMKTS:AVIFY) and Koninklijke KPN (OTCMKTS:KKPNF) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.
Advanced Info Service PCL pays an annual dividend of $0.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Koninklijke KPN does not pay a dividend.
This table compares Advanced Info Service PCL and Koninklijke KPN’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Advanced Info Service PCL||19.16%||63.94%||11.09%|
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Advanced Info Service PCL and Koninklijke KPN, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Advanced Info Service PCL||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Risk and Volatility
Advanced Info Service PCL has a beta of 0.44, suggesting that its share price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Koninklijke KPN has a beta of 0.81, suggesting that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Advanced Info Service PCL and Koninklijke KPN’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Advanced Info Service PCL||$4.65 billion||3.43||$887.28 million||N/A||N/A|
|Koninklijke KPN||$7.34 billion||1.43||$545.93 million||$0.12||20.83|
Advanced Info Service PCL has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Koninklijke KPN.
Advanced Info Service PCL beats Koninklijke KPN on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Advanced Info Service PCL
Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited operates as a mobile phone network company primarily in Thailand. The company operates through three segments: Mobile Phone and Call Center Services, Mobile Phone Sales, and Datanet and Broadband Services. It is involved in the operation of cellular telephone networks in the frequency of 900 MHz; and in 2.1 GHz and 1800 MHz frequencies. The company also imports and distributes mobile handsets and accessories, as well as distributes cash cards; and provides online data communications services through telephone landlines and optical fiber, as well as electronic payment services. In addition, it provides services, such as international telephone service/gateway, broadcasting network, and television broadcasting services for various channels. Further, the company offers IT, content aggregator, and billing and collection outsourcing services; and operates in land and building rental and service, as well as related facilities. Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited was founded in 1989 and is based in Bangkok, Thailand.
About Koninklijke KPN
Koninklijke KPN N.V. provides telecommunications, and information and communication technology (ICT) services in the Netherlands, the Americas, and internationally. It offers fixed and mobile telephony, broadband Internet, and television services to retail consumers; and network related ICT solutions to business customers, as well as operates an IP-based infrastructure for international wholesale customers. The company also provides services in the areas of communication, information, entertainment, and commercial sectors; and a range of end-to-end solutions in infrastructure, workspace management, cloud, security, data network, and data center services for small, medium-sized, and large enterprises. In addition, it offers connectivity solutions to fixed and mobile wholesale partners; and voice termination and data services for fixed and mobile operators, as well as voice-over-broadband. Koninklijke KPN N.V. was founded in 1852 and is based in The Hague, the Netherlands.
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