Head to Head Survey: SINGAPORE TELEC/S (OTCMKTS:SGAPY) & America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L (OTCMKTS:AMX)

SINGAPORE TELEC/S (OTCMKTS:SGAPY) and America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L (NYSE:AMX) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk.

Profitability

This table compares SINGAPORE TELEC/S and America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SINGAPORE TELEC/S 17.83% 9.58% 5.87%
America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L 4.80% 21.70% 3.38%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares SINGAPORE TELEC/S and America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SINGAPORE TELEC/S $12.79 billion 3.10 $2.28 billion N/A N/A
America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L $54.06 billion 0.89 $2.67 billion $0.80 18.11

America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L has higher revenue and earnings than SINGAPORE TELEC/S.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of SINGAPORE TELEC/S shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 7.3% of America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

SINGAPORE TELEC/S has a beta of 0.6, indicating that its stock price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L has a beta of 0.44, indicating that its stock price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for SINGAPORE TELEC/S and America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SINGAPORE TELEC/S 0 0 0 0 N/A
America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L 1 4 4 0 2.33

America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L has a consensus target price of $18.00, suggesting a potential upside of 24.22%. Given America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L is more favorable than SINGAPORE TELEC/S.

Dividends

SINGAPORE TELEC/S pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L pays an annual dividend of $0.31 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L pays out 38.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Summary

America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L beats SINGAPORE TELEC/S on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

About SINGAPORE TELEC/S

Singapore Telecommunications Limited provides a portfolio of communication and technology, and infotainment services to consumers and businesses in Asia, Australia, and Africa. It operates through three segments: Group Consumer, Group Enterprise, and Group Digital Life. The Group Consumer segment engages in the carriage business, including mobile, pay TV, fixed broadband, and voice, as well as equipment sales. The Group Enterprise segment offers mobile, equipment sales, fixed voice and data, managed, cloud computing, cyber security, and IT and professional consulting services. The Group Digital Life segment is involved in the digital marketing, regional OTT video, and advanced analytics and intelligence businesses. The company also operates a venture capital fund that focuses its investments on technologies and solutions; and offers ICT solutions and marketing technology services. In addition, it offers inSing.com that provides hyper-local content, user reviews, and editorials, as well as business or service information; and Trustwave that enables businesses fight cybercrime, protect data, and reduce security risk. The company is headquartered in Singapore.

About America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L

América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. provides telecommunications services in Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean, and Europe. The company offers wireless and fixed voice services, including airtime, local, domestic, and international long-distance services; and network interconnection services. It also provides data services, such as Internet access, messaging, and other wireless entertainment and corporate services; data transmission, email services, instant messaging, content streaming, and interactive applications; and wireless security services, mobile payment solutions, machine-to-machine services, mobile banking, virtual private network services, and video calls and personal communications services. In addition, the company offers data center, data administration, and hosting services to residential and corporate clients, as well as residential broadband services; IT solutions for small businesses and large corporations; and cable and satellite pay television subscriptions. Further, it sells equipment, accessories, and computers; and telephone directories, publishing, call center, advertising, media, and software development services. Additionally, the company sells video, audio, and other media content through the Internet directly from the content provider to the viewer or end user. It sells its products and services through a network of retailers and service centers to retail customers; and through sales force to corporate customers. América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. was founded in 2000 and is based in Mexico City, Mexico.

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