Contrasting Ceragon Networks (NASDAQ:CRNT) and Satellogic (NASDAQ:SATL)

Satellogic (NASDAQ:SATLGet Rating) and Ceragon Networks (NASDAQ:CRNTGet Rating) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Satellogic and Ceragon Networks’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Satellogic N/A N/A -58.61%
Ceragon Networks -5.34% -5.96% -2.82%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

23.4% of Ceragon Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 19.0% of Ceragon Networks shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Satellogic and Ceragon Networks’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Satellogic $4.25 million 116.36 -$117.74 million N/A N/A
Ceragon Networks $290.77 million 0.80 -$14.83 million ($0.20) -13.80

Ceragon Networks has higher revenue and earnings than Satellogic.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Satellogic and Ceragon Networks, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Satellogic 1 0 0 0 1.00
Ceragon Networks 0 0 2 0 3.00

Satellogic currently has a consensus price target of $5.00, indicating a potential upside of 5.49%. Ceragon Networks has a consensus price target of $5.63, indicating a potential upside of 103.80%. Given Ceragon Networks’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Ceragon Networks is more favorable than Satellogic.

Risk and Volatility

Satellogic has a beta of 0.87, meaning that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ceragon Networks has a beta of 1.24, meaning that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Ceragon Networks beats Satellogic on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Satellogic

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Satellogic Inc. builds and operates nano satellites for commercial-grade Earth observation in real-time. It offers data streams that are used in decision-making processes for various branches of government, organizations, businesses, and individuals. Its satellites are used for applications in agriculture, pipeline monitoring, critical infrastructure monitoring, disaster response, illegal logging, border patrol, port security, and other applications. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Palo Alto, California.

About Ceragon Networks

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Ceragon Networks Ltd. provides wireless backhaul and fronthaul solutions that enable cellular operators and other wireless service providers. Its solutions use microwave and millimeter wave radio technology to transfer telecommunication traffic between base stations, small/distributed cells, and the core of the service provider's network. The company also uses microwave technology for ultra-high speed, ultra-low latency communication for wireless 5G and 4G, 3G, and other cellular base stations. In addition, it provides IP-20 all-outdoor solutions, such as IP-20C, IP-20C-HP, IP-20S, IP-20E, and IP-20V; IP-20 split-mount/all-indoor solutions comprising IP-20N/IP-20A, IP-20F, and IP-20G; and IP-50 disaggregated solutions, including IP-50E, IP-50C, IP-50S, and IP-50FX for various short-haul, long-haul, fronthaul, and enterprise access applications. Further, the company offers network management system; and network and radio planning, site survey, solutions development, installation, network auditing and optimization, maintenance, training, and other services. It provides its services to oil and gas companies; public safety organizations; business and public institutions; broadcasters; energy utilities; and private communications networks. The company sells its products through direct sales, original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and system integrators. It operates in North America, Europe, Africa, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, India, and Latin America. The company was formerly known as Giganet Ltd. and changed its name to Ceragon Networks Ltd. in September 2000. Ceragon Networks Ltd. was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Rosh HaAyin, Israel.

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