Quantenna Comms (NASDAQ: QTNA) and Ceragon Networks (NASDAQ:CRNT) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Quantenna Comms and Ceragon Networks’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Quantenna Comms $156.57 million 3.99 $2.36 million N/A N/A
Ceragon Networks $333.15 million 0.51 $31.87 million $0.20 11.00

Ceragon Networks has higher revenue and earnings than Quantenna Comms.

Profitability

This table compares Quantenna Comms and Ceragon Networks’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Quantenna Comms N/A 2.36% 1.05%
Ceragon Networks 5.00% 13.52% 6.34%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Quantenna Comms and Ceragon Networks, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Quantenna Comms 0 0 7 0 3.00
Ceragon Networks 0 3 0 0 2.00

Quantenna Comms currently has a consensus price target of $24.20, suggesting a potential upside of 34.30%. Ceragon Networks has a consensus price target of $3.00, suggesting a potential upside of 36.36%. Given Ceragon Networks’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Ceragon Networks is more favorable than Quantenna Comms.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

30.8% of Quantenna Comms shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 22.5% of Ceragon Networks shares are owned by institutional investors. 22.6% of Quantenna Comms shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 19.0% of Ceragon Networks shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Ceragon Networks beats Quantenna Comms on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Quantenna Comms Company Profile

Quantenna Communications, Inc. is engaged in the design, development and marketing of wireless communication solutions enabling wireless local area networking. The Company’s solutions are designed to deliver wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) performance to support various connected devices accessing a pool of digital content. The Company combines its wireless systems and software expertise with radio frequency, mixed-signal and digital semiconductor design skills to provide solutions to its customers. Its products include QSR10G, QSR2000, QSR1000, QHS710 and MAUI. The Company offers its products for home networking applications, including home gateways, repeaters, and set-top boxes. Its solutions portfolio consists of various generations of its radio frequency chip and its digital baseband chip, which together support the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Wi-Fi standards, including 802.11n and 802.11ac.

Ceragon Networks Company Profile

Ceragon Networks Ltd. offers wireless backhaul solutions. The Company’s products include FibeAir IP-20 Platform, FibeAir IP-20 Assured Platform and Network Management. The Company provides its services to wireless service providers, public safety organizations, government agencies and utility companies, among others. Its solutions are deployed by over 460 service providers, as well as a range of private network owners, in over 130 countries. The Company’s FibeAir IP-20 platform offers flexibility in choosing all-outdoor, split-mount and all-indoor configurations to suit any deployment scenario. The FibeAir IP-20 platform includes product categories, such as shorthaul-access and shorthaul-aggregation. The FibeAir IP-20 Assured platform includes product categories, such as shorthaul-access, shorthaul-aggregation, small cells, longhaul and enterprise access. Its NetMaster is a Network Management System (NMS), which is designed for managing large-scale wireless backhaul networks.

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