Reviewing Vislink Technologies (VISL) & Its Competitors

Vislink Technologies (NASDAQ: VISL) is one of 26 publicly-traded companies in the “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Vislink Technologies to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings, valuation and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Vislink Technologies and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Vislink Technologies $38.29 million -$14.87 million -0.99
Vislink Technologies Competitors $353.07 million $44.64 million -29.43

Vislink Technologies’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Vislink Technologies. Vislink Technologies is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

3.7% of Vislink Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.0% of shares of all “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 10.3% of Vislink Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.6% of shares of all “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Vislink Technologies and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vislink Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A
Vislink Technologies Competitors 96 359 635 59 2.57

As a group, “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 9.30%. Given Vislink Technologies’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Vislink Technologies has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Vislink Technologies and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vislink Technologies -39.99% -52.54% -19.52%
Vislink Technologies Competitors -16.66% 3.85% -2.24%

Volatility & Risk

Vislink Technologies has a beta of 0.87, indicating that its share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vislink Technologies’ competitors have a beta of 1.70, indicating that their average share price is 70% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Vislink Technologies competitors beat Vislink Technologies on 9 of the 9 factors compared.

Vislink Technologies Company Profile

Vislink Technologies, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and deployment of end-to-end live video communications solutions worldwide. The company designs, develops, and distributes TV news and broadcast microwave video systems under the IMT brand for broadcast, sports/entertainment/education, public safety, and defense markets, as well as provides engineering, integration, installation and commissioning services. It also designs and manufactures airborne products, amplifiers, antennas, cellular and wireless camera systems, encoders/decoders, microwave point to point, on-boards, receivers, satellite communication products, transmitters, and associated amplifier items under the Vislink brand to broadcasters, network owners and station groups, sports and live broadcasters, hosted service providers, and defense agencies and organizations, as well as metropolitan, regional, and national law enforcement agencies. The company was formerly known as xG Technology, Inc. and changed its name to Vislink Technologies, Inc. in February 2019. Vislink Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Hackettstown, New Jersy.

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