Altigen Communications (ATGN) and Its Competitors Critical Survey

Altigen Communications (OTCMKTS: ATGN) is one of 40 publicly-traded companies in the “Telephone & telegraph apparatus” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Altigen Communications to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Altigen Communications and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Altigen Communications 0 0 0 0 N/A
Altigen Communications Competitors 190 723 1242 44 2.52

As a group, “Telephone & telegraph apparatus” companies have a potential upside of 7.23%. Given Altigen Communications’ rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Altigen Communications has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares Altigen Communications and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Altigen Communications -4.47% N/A N/A
Altigen Communications Competitors -32.24% -22.87% -4.88%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

52.8% of shares of all “Telephone & telegraph apparatus” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.0% of Altigen Communications shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.6% of shares of all “Telephone & telegraph apparatus” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Altigen Communications and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Altigen Communications $10.99 million -$490,000.00 -62.47
Altigen Communications Competitors $698.91 million $16.22 million 32.20

Altigen Communications’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Altigen Communications. Altigen Communications is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Risk and Volatility

Altigen Communications has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Altigen Communications’ rivals have a beta of 4.00, meaning that their average share price is 300% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Altigen Communications rivals beat Altigen Communications on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

About Altigen Communications

AltiGen Communications, Inc. engages in the provision of Microsoft cloud solutions. It operates through the North America, and Rest of the World geographical segments. The North America segment comprises of United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. The Rest of the World segment focuses on Europe. The company was founded by Gilbert Hu in May 1994 and is headquartered in Milpitas, CA.

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