Comparing NextPlat (NASDAQ:NXPL) and Frontier Communications (OTCMKTS:FTRCQ)

NextPlat (NASDAQ:NXPLGet Rating) and Frontier Communications (OTCMKTS:FTRCQGet Rating) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares NextPlat and Frontier Communications’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
NextPlat $7.74 million 1.72 -$8.11 million N/A N/A
Frontier Communications $6.41 billion 0.00 $4.96 billion N/A N/A

Frontier Communications has higher revenue and earnings than NextPlat.

Profitability

This table compares NextPlat and Frontier Communications’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NextPlat -105.42% -57.27% -51.22%
Frontier Communications 8.06% 10.00% 2.73%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

2.3% of NextPlat shares are owned by institutional investors. 29.9% of NextPlat shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Frontier Communications shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for NextPlat and Frontier Communications, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NextPlat 0 0 0 0 N/A
Frontier Communications 0 0 0 0 N/A

Summary

Frontier Communications beats NextPlat on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About NextPlat

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NextPlat Corp. engages in the provision of satellite based services and solutions for commercial, government and individual users. The firm’s services include satellite communication solutions, emergency location systems, high-speed satellite internet and global asset and personnel monitoring, customized ground station systems and custom product design. It also focuses on the distribution, development and reselling of satellite enabled communications hardware. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Coconut Grove, FL.

About Frontier Communications

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Frontier Communications Corporation provides communications services to consumer, commercial, and wholesale customers in the United States. It offers broadband, video, voice, and other services and products through a combination of fiber and copper-based networks to consumer customers. The company also provides Ethernet and traditional circuit-based services; software defined wide area network, managed Wi-Fi and cloud IT solutions, voice and Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services, as well as hardware and network solutions and services to small and medium business, and large enterprises. In addition, it offers data and Internet services; wireless broadband services; satellite TV video services; voice services, including data-based VoIP, UCaaS, and long distance and voice messaging services; and a package of communications services. Further, the company provides a range of access services that allow other carriers to use facilities to originate and terminate their local and long-distance voice traffic. It serves approximately 3.6 million customers and 3.1 million broadband subscribers in 25 states. The company was formerly known as Citizens Communications Company and changed its name to Frontier Communications Corporation in July 2008. Frontier Communications Corporation was incorporated in 1935 and is based in Norwalk, Connecticut. On April 14, 2020, Frontier Communications Corporation, along with its affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

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