Critical Review: KORE Group (NYSE:KORE) & Towerstream (OTCMKTS:TWER)


Towerstream (OTCMKTS:TWER – Get Free Report) and KORE Group (NYSE:KORE – Get Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which are the better stocks? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Risk and volatility

Towerstream has a beta of -436.91, which suggests its stock price is 43,791% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, KORE Group has a beta of 2.59, which suggests its stock price is 159% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Towerstream and KORE Group.

Net margins Return on equity Return on assets
Tower current N/A N/A N/A
KORE group -57.97% -123.65% -14.99%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Towerstream and KORE Group.

Gross income Price/sales ratio Net income Profit per share Price/earnings ratio
Tower current N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
KORE group $286.61 million 0.18 -$167.04 million ($1.88) -0.34

Towerstream has higher revenues, but lower revenues than KORE Group.

Analyst recommendations

This is an overview of the current ratings and price targets for Towerstream and KORE Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sales reviews Hold reviews Buy reviews Strong Buy Ratings Review score
Tower current 0 0 0 0 N/A
KORE group 0 2 3 0 2.60

KORE Group has a consensus price target of $2.94, indicating a potential upside of 365.93%. Given KORE Group’s higher likely upside, analysts clearly believe KORE Group is more favorable than Towerstream.

Institutional and insider ownership

57.5% of the KORE Group shares are held by institutional investors. 6.4% of Towerstream shares are owned by insiders. In comparison, 30.6% of KORE Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Resume

KORE Group beats Towerstream on 6 out of 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Torenstroom

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Towerstream Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides fixed wireless broadband services over a wireless network that broadcasts over regulated and unregulated radio spectrum to commercial customers in the United States. The wireless broadband service supports on-demand bandwidth, wireless redundancy, virtual private networks, disaster recovery, federated data and video services. The company also offers enterprise-class Internet services, such as a single-tenant service that delivers fixed wireless broadband to a single customer through a radio receiver/transmitter located in the customer’s building, exclusively for that customer; and on-net services to connect buildings at once and at a comparable cost for a single high-bandwidth customer requiring point-to-point equipment. In addition, it provides temporary internet solutions to provide solutions for the short-term connectivity needs of customers in locations where fiber, copper and cable infrastructure does not exist or the costs are prohibitive. Furthermore, the company offers wholesale Internet services to provide dedicated Internet access and point-to-point transport solutions with bandwidth options from 5Mbps to 10Mbps over a fixed wireless network. It serves business customers in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Miami, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Philadelphia, Las Vegas-Reno and Providence-Newport. The company offers its services through direct sales forces. Towerstream Corporation was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Middletown, Rhode Island.

About KORE group

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KORE Group Holdings, Inc. provides Internet of Things (IoT) services and solutions worldwide. It offers connectivity and location-based services, device solutions and managed and professional services that are used to develop and support IoT technology for the business market. The company’s products include IoT connectivity-as-a-service; connectivity-as-a-service; device management services; and security location-based services. It serves customers in the healthcare, fleet and vehicle management, asset management, communications services and industrial/manufacturing sectors. KORE Group Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.



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