Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK) and GTX (OTCMKTS:GTXO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.
This table compares Nokia Oyj and GTX’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Nokia Oyj pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. GTX does not pay a dividend. Nokia Oyj pays out 74.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Nokia Oyj and GTX, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
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Nokia Oyj currently has a consensus price target of $6.94, indicating a potential upside of 40.85%. Given Nokia Oyj’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Nokia Oyj is more favorable than GTX.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Nokia Oyj and GTX’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Nokia Oyj||$26.65 billion||1.04||-$401.54 million||$0.27||18.26|
GTX has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Nokia Oyj.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
6.8% of Nokia Oyj shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Risk and Volatility
Nokia Oyj has a beta of 0.27, indicating that its stock price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GTX has a beta of 3.82, indicating that its stock price is 282% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Nokia Oyj beats GTX on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Nokia Oyj
Nokia Corporation engages in the network and technology businesses worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Ultra Broadband Networks, Global Services, IP Networks and Applications, and Nokia Technologies. It provides hardware, software, and services for telecommunications operators, enterprises, and related markets/verticals, including public safety and Internet of Things (IoT). It also offers fixed networking solutions, such as copper based solutions; fiber technology solutions, including gigabit passive optical networks, Ethernet point-to-point, and 10 gigabit next generation fiber technologies; and fiber access products, solutions, and services. In addition, the company provides network infrastructure and implementation, care, and professional services comprising network planning and optimization, and systems integration services for mobile networks; and managed services for the fixed, mobile, applications, Internet protocol (IP), and optical domains. Further, it offers network planning and optimization services to enhance the network performance and quality, and analytics-based services. Additionally, the company provides IP/optical networking solutions, including IP routing and optical transport systems, software, and services; software solutions, such as customer experience management, network operations and management, communications and collaborations, policy and charging, as well as Cloud, IoT, security, and analytics platforms; and submarine networks and radio frequency systems. It has a collaboration agreement with CommScope Holding Company, Inc. Nokia Corporation was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.
GTX Corp, through its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and sells various products and services in the personal location services marketplace in the United States and internationally. The company offers global positioning system (GPS) and Bluetooth low energy (BLE), and hand-held GPS tracking devices with a hosted and scalable backend monitoring platform for real-time tracking of the whereabouts of people, pets, or high valued assets through a miniaturized transceiver module, wireless connectivity gateway, middleware, and viewing portal. It also develops and owns LOCiMobile, a suite of mobile tracking applications that turn smartphones and tablets, such as iPhone, iPad, Google Android, and other GPS enabled handsets into a tracking and location based social networking device, which can be viewed through its tracking portal or on any connected device with Internet access. In addition, the company offers Track My Work Force, which allows employers to track and monitor employees, drivers, sales representatives, and others using their smartphone, tablet, or any wireless devices; and other applications. GTX Corp has a collaboration agreement with Veristride, Inc. to incorporate its inductive charging technology, enhance and miniaturize the electronics, develop a BLE, and embed the final hardware assembly into SmartSole, a GPS tracking device. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
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