Mitel Networks Corporation (NASDAQ: MITL) is one of 97 public companies in the “Enterprise Software” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Mitel Networks Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Risk & Volatility

Mitel Networks Corporation has a beta of 2.71, meaning that its stock price is 171% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mitel Networks Corporation’s rivals have a beta of 1.13, meaning that their average stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Mitel Networks Corporation and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mitel Networks Corporation 0 1 1 0 2.50
Mitel Networks Corporation Competitors 345 2057 3907 107 2.59

Mitel Networks Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $9.25, suggesting a potential upside of 5.47%. As a group, “Enterprise Software” companies have a potential upside of 2.29%. Given Mitel Networks Corporation’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Mitel Networks Corporation is more favorable than its rivals.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

79.2% of Mitel Networks Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.0% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 16.5% of Mitel Networks Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 23.0% of shares of all “Enterprise Software” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Mitel Networks Corporation and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mitel Networks Corporation -20.50% 4.69% 1.39%
Mitel Networks Corporation Competitors -24.95% -210.89% -7.93%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Mitel Networks Corporation and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Mitel Networks Corporation $956.00 million $103.40 million -5.38
Mitel Networks Corporation Competitors $1.27 billion $348.15 million 36.11

Mitel Networks Corporation’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Mitel Networks Corporation. Mitel Networks Corporation 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.

Summary

Mitel Networks Corporation beats its rivals on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Mitel Networks Corporation

Mitel Networks Corporation is a provider of business communications and collaboration software, services and solutions. The Company’s segments include Cloud and Enterprise. The Enterprise segment sells and supports products and services for premise-based customers. The Cloud segment sells and supports products that are deployed in a cloud environment. The Company’s product portfolio includes premises and cloud-based enterprise communications infrastructure products and solutions, unified communications and collaboration (UCC) and contact center applications and a range of service offerings. The Company’s Cloud Division offers a range of private, public, hybrid and mobile Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for businesses of all sizes. This includes Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) solutions. Its Enterprise Division portfolio integrates voice, UCC applications, and contact center applications on fixed and mobile networks across a range of end user devices.

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