Head to Head Analysis: Cellcom Israel (CELJF) and Its Peers

Cellcom Israel (OTCMKTS:CELJFGet Rating) is one of 27 public companies in the “Radiotelephone communication” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Cellcom Israel to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation and risk.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

24.4% of shares of all “Radiotelephone communication” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of shares of all “Radiotelephone communication” companies are held 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Cellcom Israel and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cellcom Israel 0 0 0 0 N/A
Cellcom Israel Competitors 283 821 1195 52 2.43

As a group, “Radiotelephone communication” companies have a potential upside of 70.85%. Given Cellcom Israel’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Cellcom Israel has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Cellcom Israel and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cellcom Israel -1.08% -2.40% -0.66%
Cellcom Israel Competitors -39.07% 28.44% -4.78%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Cellcom Israel and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Cellcom Israel $1.14 billion -$53.00 million -45.45
Cellcom Israel Competitors $17.74 billion $958.63 million 10.57

Cellcom Israel’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Cellcom Israel. Cellcom Israel is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Risk & Volatility

Cellcom Israel has a beta of 0.92, suggesting that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cellcom Israel’s competitors have a beta of 5.86, suggesting that their average share price is 486% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Cellcom Israel competitors beat Cellcom Israel on 7 of the 9 factors compared.

About Cellcom Israel (Get Rating)

Cellcom Israel Ltd. provides cellular communications services in Israel. It operates in two segments, Real Estate and Net. The company offers internet access and infrastructure, internet television, international telephony, landline telephony, and transmission services for business customers and telecommunications operators. It also provides switchboard, communication systems management, and information security services; and conference call, server hosting, and cloud services, as well as equipment and repair services for end equipment. As of December 31, 2021, it had approximately 10.7 million cellular subscribers. Cellcom Israel Ltd. was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Netanya, Israel.

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