Head-to-head review: ParkerVision (OTCMKTS: PRKR) vs. Airspan Networks (NYSE: MIMO)


Airspan Networks (NYSE: MIMO – Get Rating) and ParkerVision (OTCMKTS: PRKR – Get Rating) are both small-cap IT and technology companies, but which is the best investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on their risk strength, dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of the current ratings for Airspan Networks and ParkerVision, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Airspan Networks 0 1 2 0 2.67
Parker Vision 0 0 0 0 N / A

Airspan Networks currently has a consensus target price of $7.69, suggesting a potential upside of 124.78%. Given Airspan Networks’ likely higher upside, equity research analysts clearly believe Airspan Networks is more favorable than ParkerVision.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

68.5% of Airspan Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 47.3% of Airspan Networks shares are held by insiders. By comparison, 13.3% of ParkerVision shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, large fund managers, and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and risk

Airspan Networks has a beta of 0.25, which means its stock price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ParkerVision has a beta of 1.47, which means its stock price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Airspan Networks and ParkerVision.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Airspan Networks -51.34% N / A -50.39%
Parker Vision N / A N / A -283.39%

Valuation and benefits

This table compares gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Airspan Networks and ParkerVision.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Airspan Networks $177.28 million 1.40 -$71.91 million ($16.64) -0.21
Parker Vision $140,000.00 115.24 -$12.33 million ($0.13) -1.59

ParkerVision has lower revenues, but higher profits than Airspan Networks. ParkerVision trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Airspan Networks, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Airspan Networks beats ParkerVision on 7 out of 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Airspan Networks (Get a rating)

Airspan Networks Holdings Inc. designs and produces wireless networking equipment for 4G and 5G networks for major public telecommunications service providers and private network implementations. It offers a range of products for building and densifying 4G and 5G networks with a portfolio of software and hardware tools for indoor and outdoor femto, pico, micro and macro compact base stations, as well as a portfolio of access and fixed wireless link for point-to-point and point-to-multipoint applications. The company serves mobile communications service providers, large enterprises, military communications integrators and Internet service providers. Airspan Networks Holdings Inc. is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.

About Parker Vision (Get a rating)

ParkerVision, Inc. develops and markets radio frequency technologies and integrated circuits for use in wireless communication products. The company was incorporated in 1989 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.



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