Head to Head Survey: Internet Gold Golden Lines (NASDAQ:IGLD) & SINGAPORE TELEC/S (NASDAQ:SGAPY)

Internet Gold Golden Lines (NASDAQ:IGLD) and SINGAPORE TELEC/S (OTCMKTS:SGAPY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Internet Gold Golden Lines and SINGAPORE TELEC/S, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Internet Gold Golden Lines 0 0 0 0 N/A
SINGAPORE TELEC/S 0 0 0 0 N/A

Dividends

SINGAPORE TELEC/S pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Internet Gold Golden Lines does not pay a dividend.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.1% of SINGAPORE TELEC/S shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Internet Gold Golden Lines shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Internet Gold Golden Lines and SINGAPORE TELEC/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Internet Gold Golden Lines -8.07% -56.13% -3.47%
SINGAPORE TELEC/S 17.83% 9.58% 5.87%

Volatility & Risk

Internet Gold Golden Lines has a beta of 1.37, suggesting that its share price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SINGAPORE TELEC/S has a beta of 0.67, suggesting that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Internet Gold Golden Lines and SINGAPORE TELEC/S’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Internet Gold Golden Lines $2.49 billion 0.00 -$191.00 million N/A N/A
SINGAPORE TELEC/S $12.79 billion 3.30 $2.28 billion N/A N/A

SINGAPORE TELEC/S has higher revenue and earnings than Internet Gold Golden Lines.

Summary

SINGAPORE TELEC/S beats Internet Gold Golden Lines on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Internet Gold Golden Lines Company Profile

Internet Gold – Golden Lines Ltd. provides various telecommunications services in Israel. The company offers domestic fixed-line, cellular, and international communication services; Internet services; and multi-channel television, television and radio broadcasting, satellite broadcasting, and customer call center services. It also engages in the development and maintenance of communication infrastructure, as well as provision of communication services to other communications providers; online shopping and classified ads; and engages in the supply and maintenance of equipment on customer premises. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Ramat Gan, Israel. Internet Gold – Golden Lines Ltd. is a subsidiary of Eurocom Communications Ltd.

SINGAPORE TELEC/S Company Profile

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.

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