Koninklijke KPN (OTCMKTS:KKPNY) and Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (NYSE:TKC) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.
Volatility and Risk
Koninklijke KPN has a beta of 0.4, suggesting that its share price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. has a beta of 0.63, suggesting that its share price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Koninklijke KPN pays an annual dividend of $0.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.8%. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. pays out 66.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Koninklijke KPN and Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S., as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S.||0||2||1||0||2.33|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Koninklijke KPN and Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S.’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Koninklijke KPN||$7.34 billion||1.78||$545.93 million||N/A||N/A|
|Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S.||$4.38 billion||N/A||$416.74 million||$0.48||11.42|
Koninklijke KPN has higher revenue and earnings than Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S..
This table compares Koninklijke KPN and Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S.||9.77%||12.65%||4.61%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.1% of Koninklijke KPN shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Koninklijke KPN Company Profile
Koninklijke KPN N.V. provides telecommunications and information technology (IT) services in the Netherlands. It offers fixed and mobile telephony, broadband Internet, and television services to retail consumers; network related IT solutions to business customers; and wholesale network services to third parties. The company provides services in the areas of communication, information, entertainment, and commercial services; a range of end-to-end solutions in infrastructure, workspace management, and security cloud services for small, medium-sized, and large corporate enterprises; and connectivity solutions to fixed and mobile wholesale partners. It also offers cyber security services; specialized VPN and network solutions; and various IT services to the healthcare and public sector. In addition, the company provides Internet hosting services, such as domain registration, shared hosting, VPS, email hosting, Office 365, and online storage services; wide area network and local area network services; colocation services through its data centers; and cloud, security, alert systems, and monitoring services, as well as delivers managed voice, video, and chat services to its business clients based on Microsoft's Skype for Business software. Koninklijke KPN N.V. was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. Company Profile
Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. provides mobile telecommunication services for consumer, corporate, and wholesale customers. The company operates in two segments, Turkcell Turkey and Turkcell International. It offers mobile communication and fixed voice services; and broadband services that consist of mobile broadband, fiber to the home/building, and ADSL. The company also provides BiP, an integrated IP-based communication platform; Turkcell TV+, which enables its subscribers to watch live television channels and on-demand video content; fizy, a digital music platform; Lifebox, a cloud service for data storage; Dergilik, a digital publishing platform; Yaani, a search engine application; My Account, an application for customers to track their bills and usage; Goals on Your Mobile, an application that allows fans to follow their sports team; Turkcell Academy that provides digital learning contents and services; and UpCall, a call management service. In addition, it offers Turkcell Smart Enablers, a mobile-based network that offers services for companies to know their customers; Turkcell Smart Map service; location based services; authentication services; Mobile Signature, which enables mobile subscribers to sign on electronic documents and transactions; Mobile Connect; Cloud services; Machine to Machine and Internet of Things; mobile marketing and corporate messaging services; management information system, and e-commerce platform. Further, the company provides international roaming, and wholesale voice and data services. As of December 31, 2017, it had approximately 15.6 million prepaid subscribers and 18.5 million postpaid subscribers; and approximately 2.1 million fixed line customers. The company covers 3.1 million homes with its fiber infrastructure. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. is a subsidiary of Turkcell Holding A.S.
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