Comparing Millicom International Cellular (OTCMKTS:MIICF) & Millicom International Cellular (OTCMKTS:TIGO)

Millicom International Cellular (NASDAQ:TIGO) and Millicom International Cellular (OTCMKTS:MIICF) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Millicom International Cellular and Millicom International Cellular’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Millicom International Cellular 0.73% -0.93% -0.24%
Millicom International Cellular 2.50% 4.56% 1.57%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

6.4% of Millicom International Cellular shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.7% of Millicom International Cellular shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Millicom International Cellular and Millicom International Cellular’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Millicom International Cellular $4.07 billion 1.38 -$10.00 million $0.29 192.41
Millicom International Cellular $6.02 billion 0.94 $85.00 million N/A N/A

Millicom International Cellular has higher revenue and earnings than Millicom International Cellular.

Dividends

Millicom International Cellular pays an annual dividend of $2.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Millicom International Cellular pays an annual dividend of $2.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Millicom International Cellular pays out 910.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Millicom International Cellular and Millicom International Cellular, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Millicom International Cellular 0 0 1 0 3.00
Millicom International Cellular 0 0 0 0 N/A

Volatility and Risk

Millicom International Cellular has a beta of 0.76, meaning that its share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Millicom International Cellular has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Millicom International Cellular beats Millicom International Cellular on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Millicom International Cellular

Millicom International Cellular S.A. provides cable and mobile services in Latin America and Africa. The company offers mobile services, including mobile data and voice; short message service; and mobile financial services, such as payments, money transfers, international remittances, savings, real-time loans, and micro-insurance. It also fixed services, including broadband, fixed voice, and pay-TV to residential consumers; and mobile, fixed, and value-added services to large, small, and medium businesses, as well as governmental entities As of December 31, 2018, the company served 48.3 million business-to-consumer mobile customers; and 4.1 million connected homes. It markets its products and services under Tigo and Tigo Business brands. Millicom International Cellular S.A. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg.

About Millicom International Cellular

Millicom International Cellular S.A. provides cable and mobile services in Latin America and Africa. It offers mobile services to approximately 53 million customers; pay-TV and broadband services; and a range of digital services, including high-speed data, cable TV, voice and SMS, mobile financial services, and business solutions. The company markets its products and services under the Tigo, Tigo Business, Tigo Money, Tigo Sports, and Tigo Music brands. Millicom International Cellular S.A. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg.

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