Critical Comparison: SurgePays (NASDAQ:SURG) & GTT Communications (OTCMKTS:GTTN)

SurgePays (NASDAQ:SURGGet Free Report) and GTT Communications (OTCMKTS:GTTNGet Free Report) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares SurgePays and GTT Communications’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SurgePays $121.54 million 1.13 -$680,000.00 $1.45 5.57
GTT Communications $1.73 billion 0.00 -$105.90 million N/A N/A

SurgePays has higher earnings, but lower revenue than GTT Communications.

Volatility and Risk

SurgePays has a beta of 1.28, meaning that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GTT Communications has a beta of 1.02, meaning that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for SurgePays and GTT Communications, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SurgePays 0 0 0 0 N/A
GTT Communications 0 0 0 0 N/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

19.8% of SurgePays shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.6% of GTT Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. 40.0% of SurgePays shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 46.4% of GTT Communications shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares SurgePays and GTT Communications’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SurgePays 14.63% 148.74% 52.34%
GTT Communications N/A N/A N/A


SurgePays beats GTT Communications on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About SurgePays

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SurgePays, Inc. operates as a technology and telecommunications company. It offers mobile broadband services to consumers. The company's fintech platform utilizes a suite of financial and prepaid products to convert corner stores and bodegas into tech-hubs for underbanked neighborhoods. The company also provides ShockWave, an end-to-end cloud-based Software as a Service offering an Omnichannel customer relationship management, billing system, and carrier integrations to the telecommunication and broadband industry. In addition, the company provides Surge Blockchain software, a back-office marketplace offering wholesale consumable goods direct to convenience stores who are transacting on the SurgePays Fintech platform. Further, it offers lead generation and case management solutions primarily to law firms in the mass tort industry. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Bartlett, Tennessee.

About GTT Communications

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GTT Communications, Inc. engages in the provision of cloud networking services to multinational clients. It offers broad portfolio of global services including private networking; Internet; optical transport; Software Defined Wide Area Networking; managed services; voice and unified communications; video transport; and access services. The company was founded by H. Brian Thompson on January 3, 2005 and is headquartered in McLean, VA.

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