Financial analysis of simulated environment concepts (OTCMKTS: SMEV) versus Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS)

Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS – Get Rating) and Simulated Environment Concepts (OTCMKTS: SMEV – Get Rating) are both IT and technology companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, and institutional ownership.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Altice USA and Simulated Environment Concepts.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
United States $10.09 billion 0.53 $990.31 million $1.80 6.51
Simulated Environment Concepts N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A

Altice USA has higher revenue and profit than Simulated Environment Concepts.

Risk and Volatility

Altice USA has a beta of 1.27, suggesting its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. By comparison, Simulated Environment Concepts has a beta of 0.6, suggesting its stock price is 40 % less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommendations for Altice USA and Simulated Environment Concepts, as provided by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
United States 0 15 ten 0 2.40
Simulated Environment Concepts 0 0 0 0 N / A

Altice USA currently has a consensus target price of $17.00, indicating upside potential of 45.05%. Given Altice USA’s possible higher upside, research analysts clearly believe that Altice USA is more favorable than Simulated Environment Concepts.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Altice USA and Simulated Environment Concepts.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
United States 8.23% -112.67% 2.63%
Simulated Environment Concepts N / A N / A N / A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

54.3% of Altice USA shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 0.1% of Simulated Environment Concepts shares are held by institutional investors. 52.6% of Altice USA stock is held by company insiders. By comparison, 62.6% of Simulated Environment Concepts’ stock is held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Altice USA beats Simulated Environment Concepts on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Altice USA

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Altice USA, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides broadband video and communications services in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. It offers broadband, video, telephony and mobile services to approximately five million residential and business customers. The Company’s video services include delivery of broadcast stations and cable networks; on the best services; video on demand, high definition channels, digital video recorder and à la carte services; and video programming platforms through mobile apps. It also provides voice over Internet Protocol telephone services; and mobile services, such as data, calls and SMS. In addition, the company offers Ethernet, data transport, IP-based virtual private networks, Internet access and telephony services; hosted telephony services, managed Wi-Fi, managed desktop and server backup and collaboration services including audio and web conferencing; fiber-to-the-tower services to wireless carriers; data services consisting of wide area network and dedicated data access, as well as wireless mesh networks; and business-class phone services that include traditional multi-line phone service. Additionally, it provides business email, hosted PBX, web storage, and network security monitoring; and international calls and toll-free numbers. Additionally, the company offers audience-based, IP-authenticated, multi-screen advertising solutions; and television and digital advertising services, as well as news channels under the names News 12 Networks, Cheddar and i24NEWS. It also provides broadband communications and video services under the Optimum and Suddenlink brands. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Long Island City, New York. Altice USA, Inc., operates as a subsidiary of Next Alt S.à RL

About Simulated Environment Concepts

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Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. is engaged in the development and manufacture of medical, health and wellness equipment in the United States and around the world. Its products include SpaCapsule, a robotic massage therapy system used for medical rehabilitation, relaxation, weight loss, slimming, cellulite management and general wellness; and PTjetCapsule. The Company also offers peripheral massage and health components, parts, accessories and items. Its products are used in a variety of settings, such as corporate employee lounges, relaxation centers, gyms and health clubs, medical offices, hotels, tanning and beauty salons/spas, luxury accommodations, gulf clubs, ski lounges, shopping malls and malls, airports, cruise ships, luxury yachts and homes. Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is based in Miami, Florida.

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Sarah J. Greer