Spectrum Global Solutions (OTCMKTS:SGSI) versus Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ:CNSL) Financial contrast

Spectrum Global Solutions (OTCMKTS: SGSI – Get Rating) and Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ: CNSL – Get Rating) are both small-cap IT and technology companies, but which is the best investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of current ratings and recommendations for Spectrum Global Solutions and Consolidated Communications, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Global Spectrum Solutions 0 0 0 0 N / A
Consolidated communications 0 2 0 0 2.00

Consolidated Communications has a consensus price target of $5.50, suggesting a potential downside of 34.37%. Given Consolidated Communications’ possible higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Consolidated Communications is more favorable than Spectrum Global Solutions.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Spectrum Global Solutions and Consolidated Communications.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Global Spectrum Solutions $18.68 million 0.24 -$17.71 million N / A N / A
Consolidated communications $1.28 billion 0.75 -$107.08 million ($1.76) -4.76

Spectrum Global Solutions has higher revenue, but lower revenue than Consolidated Communications.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Spectrum Global Solutions and Consolidated Communications.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Global Spectrum Solutions -114.79% N / A -126.31%
Consolidated communications -12.77% 8.17% 0.92%

Risk and Volatility

Spectrum Global Solutions has a beta of -0.86, which means its stock price is 186% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Consolidated Communications has a beta of 1.06, which means its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

93.9% of Consolidated Communications shares are held by institutional investors. 32.4% of the shares of Spectrum Global Solutions are held by insiders of the company. By comparison, 1.5% of Consolidated Communications’ shares are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Consolidated Communications beats Spectrum Global Solutions on 8 out of 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Spectrum Global Solutions (Get a rating)

Spectrum Global Solutions Inc. provides professional services and infrastructure solutions to the telecommunications and technology industry, utility entities and corporate sectors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. It offers Wi-Fi, Wi-Max, wide area, fiber, distributed antenna system, distributed small cell, public safety and enterprise networks for incumbent local service operators, telecommunications original equipment manufacturers, operators of multiple cable broadband systems, towers and networks. aggregators, utility entities, governments and enterprise customers. The company also provides outsourced engineering and installation services, staffing solutions and other services, including consulting to the telecommunications industry, service providers and enterprise customers. Spectrum Global Solutions Inc. is based in Boca Raton, Florida.

About Consolidated Communications (Get a rating)

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides broadband and enterprise communications solutions for consumer, commercial and carrier channels in the United States. It offers high-speed broadband Internet access and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephone services; commercial data connectivity services in various markets, including Ethernet services, private line data services, software-defined wide area network and multi-protocol label switching services; networking services; cloud-based services; data centers and disaster recovery solutions; and wholesale services to regional and national interconnects, and wireless carriers including cellular backhaul and other fiber transport solutions. The company also provides voice services, such as local and long distance telephone services; and sells professional equipment, as well as offers related hardware and maintenance, video and other miscellaneous services. Additionally, it offers video services, which consist of high-definition television, digital video recorders (DVRs), and/or a whole-home DVR; and on-demand TV streaming services that offer endless entertainment options. In addition, the Company provides network access services which include interstate and intrastate dial-up access, special network access and end-user access; and telephone directory publishing, video advertising, billing and support, and other miscellaneous services. Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Mattoon, Illinois.

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