Eutelsat Communications (OTCMKTS:EUTLF) and Recruit (OTCMKTS:RCRRF) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and valuation.
This table compares Eutelsat Communications and Recruit’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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This is a breakdown of current ratings for Eutelsat Communications and Recruit, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Eutelsat Communications currently has a consensus target price of $20.00, indicating a potential upside of 13.12%. Given Eutelsat Communications’ higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Eutelsat Communications is more favorable than Recruit.
Volatility & Risk
Eutelsat Communications has a beta of 0.27, meaning that its stock price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Recruit has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Eutelsat Communications and Recruit’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Eutelsat Communications||$1.48 billion||2.77||$382.55 million||$1.65||10.72|
|Recruit||$20.98 billion||2.64||$1.58 billion||$0.97||34.15|
Recruit has higher revenue and earnings than Eutelsat Communications. Eutelsat Communications is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Recruit, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Recruit beats Eutelsat Communications on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Eutelsat Communications
Eutelsat Communications S.A., a private telecommunications satellite operator, engages in the design, establishment, operation, and maintenance of satellite telecommunications systems. The company offers broadcast and media services, including broadcasting services, such as video neighborhoods, dual reception, regional broadcasting, digital terrestrial television, and direct-to-home (DTH) services; high definition television and ultra-high definition services; smart services comprising connected television (TV), multiscreen delivery, and electronic program guide; and professional video services that include full-time or ad hoc capacity and services for broadcasting to homes equipped for DTH reception or connected to cable and IP networks. It also provides broadband services that include consumer and SOHO, and enterprise broadband services; corporate and carrier networks; mobility services for maritime and air access; and direct interconnection services for government. The company offers its services under the Eutelsat, HOTBIRD, KA-SAT, FRANSAT, Eutelsat Broadband, Tooway, IP Easy, and NewsSpotter brands. As of June 30, 2017, it operated 39 satellites in geostationary orbit that provided capacity to international telecommunications operators and broadcasting companies for television and radio broadcasting services, as well as for business telecommunications services, multimedia applications, and messaging and positioning services. The company serves broadcasters, video service providers, telecom operators, ISPs, and government agencies in France, Italy, the United Kingdom, other European countries, the Americas, the Middle-East, Africa, Asia, and internationally. Eutelsat Communications S.A. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Paris, France.
Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. provides employment information services in Japan and internationally. It operates through HR Technology, Media & Solutions, and Staffing segments. The company operates Indeed.com, which aggregates various job listings from information found on company career pages, job search sites, and other online sources. It also operates Suumo, a real estate and housing Website; Zexy, a site providing bridal-related information on various wedding venues and dresses, jewelry and accessories, and wedding favors; Study Sapuri Shinro, a Website that offers educational information to guide high school students and their families; and Car Sensor, which provides information for purchasing or replacing a vehicle. In addition, the company operates Jalan, a site offering travel information and accommodation booking for travel in Japan; Hot Pepper Gourmet, an online booking site to search and book restaurants, read up on restaurant information, and find restaurant coupons; Hot Pepper Beauty, a domestic search and booking site for hair, relaxation, and beauty salons; AirRegi, a POS cash register app; Rikunabi, a job information site for soon-to-be graduates; Rikunabi Next, a job portal site for people looking to change jobs; Recruit Agent, an employment agency staffed with career advisors; From A Navi, a part-time job openings Website; and Townwork, a magazine that provides information on job openings in local communities. Further, it offers temporary clerical and IT staffing agency services; light industrial staffing services; staffing and human capital outsourcing services; IT and digital recruitment services specializing in contracting and permanent recruitment; and human resources services, products, and technologies to organizations and individuals. The company was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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