SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) and Inventergy Global (OTCMKTS:INVT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for SoftBank Group and Inventergy Global, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SoftBank Group 0 0 1 0 3.00
Inventergy Global 0 0 0 0 N/A

Dividends

SoftBank Group pays an annual dividend of $0.07 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Inventergy Global does not pay a dividend. SoftBank Group pays out 1.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares SoftBank Group and Inventergy Global’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SoftBank Group 14.34% 20.95% 4.36%
Inventergy Global N/A N/A N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

1.2% of SoftBank Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.8% of Inventergy Global shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

SoftBank Group has a beta of 1.42, suggesting that its stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Inventergy Global has a beta of -0.51, suggesting that its stock price is 151% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares SoftBank Group and Inventergy Global’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SoftBank Group $82.70 billion 1.04 $9.78 billion $4.10 9.63
Inventergy Global $1.77 million 0.11 -$7.73 million N/A N/A

SoftBank Group has higher revenue and earnings than Inventergy Global.

Summary

SoftBank Group beats Inventergy Global on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

SoftBank Group Company Profile

SoftBank Group Corp., together with its subsidiaries, operates in the information industry in Japan and internationally. The company operates through six segments: Domestic Telecommunications, Sprint, Yahoo Japan, Distribution, ARM, and SoftBank Vision Fund and Delta Fund. The Domestic Telecommunications segment provides mobile communications and broadband services; and telecom services, such as data communications and fixed-line telephone services to corporate customers, as well as sells mobile devices. The Sprint segment offers mobile communications and fixed-line telecommunications services; and leases and sells mobile devices and accessories. The Yahoo Japan segment is involved in Internet advertising, e-commerce, and membership service businesses. The Distribution segment distributes mobile devices; and sells PC software, peripherals, and mobile device accessories. The ARM segment designs microprocessor intellectual property and related technology; and sells software tools. The SoftBank Vision Fund and Delta Fund segment is involved in investment activities. Further, the company operates professional baseball team, as well as manages and maintains baseball stadium and other sports facilities; provides visual, audio, and data content distribution services; generates, supplies, and sells electricity from renewable energy sources; operates IT information site; offers solutions and services for online businesses; and operates software site, through which it conducts an online game business for mobile phones and PCs, as well as engages in robotics planning, development, and marketing activities. SoftBank Group Corp. was formerly known as SoftBank Corp. and changed its name to SoftBank Group Corp. in July 2015. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Inventergy Global Company Profile

Inventergy Global, Inc., an intellectual property (IP) investment and licensing company, engages in identifying, acquiring, and licensing patented technologies of various technology and small companies. The company acquires portfolios in the telecommunications industry primarily in core network infrastructure and mobile broadband communications segments. Inventergy Global, Inc. is headquartered in Campbell, California.

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