Head-To-Head Contrast: Ribbon Communications (RBBN) vs. Its Rivals
Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ: RBBN) is one of 66 publicly-traded companies in the “Communications & Networking” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Ribbon Communications to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation and earnings.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Ribbon Communications and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Ribbon Communications Competitors||396||2561||4098||165||2.56|
This table compares Ribbon Communications and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Ribbon Communications Competitors||-3.91%||-9.20%||-0.95%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
32.3% of Ribbon Communications shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.1% of shares of all “Communications & Networking” companies are held by institutional investors. 7.7% of Ribbon Communications shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.4% of shares of all “Communications & Networking” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Ribbon Communications and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Ribbon Communications||$252.59 million||-$13.93 million||-16.67|
|Ribbon Communications Competitors||$3.30 billion||$346.31 million||-137.71|
Ribbon Communications’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Ribbon Communications. Ribbon Communications is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Risk and Volatility
Ribbon Communications has a beta of 2.08, indicating that its stock price is 108% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ribbon Communications’ rivals have a beta of 1.16, indicating that their average stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Ribbon Communications rivals beat Ribbon Communications on 9 of the 12 factors compared.
About Ribbon Communications
Sonus Networks, Inc., formerly Solstice Sapphire Investments, Inc., is a provider of networked solutions for communications service providers and enterprises to help them secure and unify their real-time communications infrastructures. The Company helps communications service providers and enterprises hold the session initiation protocol (SIP) and fourth generation (4G)/long term evolution (LTE)-based solutions, including voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), voice over wireless fidelity (VoWiFi), video and unified communications (UC) by securing and enabling Internet Protocol (IP) networks. Its products include session border controllers (SBCs), diameter signaling controllers (DSCs) and VoWiFi solutions. Sonus Products include Sonus GSX9000 Open Services Switch, Sonus T7000 Intelligent Switching System, Sonus Diameter Signaling Controllers, Sonus Signal Transfer Points, Sonus PSX Policy & Routing Server, Sonus WebRTC Services Solution, and Sonus Network Management Solutions.
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