Financial analysis of Telefónica (NYSE: TEF) and Hong Kong Technology Venture (OTCMKTS: HKTVY)

Telefónica (NYSE: TEF – Get Rating) and Hong Kong Technology Venture (OTCMKTS: HKTVY – Get Rating) are both utility companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership.


Telefónica pays an annual dividend of $0.22 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Hong Kong Technology Venture pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Telefónica pays 12.8% of its profits as a dividend.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Telefónica and Hong Kong Technology Venture.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Telefonica 21.20% 9.02% 2.34%
Hong Kong technology company N / A N / A N / A

Risk and Volatility

Telefónica has a beta of 0.61, meaning its stock price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hong Kong Technology Venture has a beta of 0.58, meaning its stock price is 42 % less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings from Telefónica and Hong Kong Technology Venture, provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Telefonica 1 5 0 0 1.83
Hong Kong technology company 0 0 0 0 N / A

Telefónica currently has a consensus price target of $4.30, indicating a potential downside of 12.78%. Considering Telefónica’s possible higher upside, research analysts clearly believe that Telefónica is more favorable than Hong Kong Technology Venture.

Institutional and insider ownership

6.3% of Telefónica shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of Telefónica shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large money managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Telefónica and Hong Kong Technology Venture.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Telefonica $46.47 billion 0.61 $9.63 billion $1.72 2.86
Hong Kong technology company $263.47 million 2.81 $1.90 million N / A N / A

Telefónica has higher revenue and profit than Hong Kong Technology Venture.


Telefónica beats Hong Kong Technology Venture on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Telefonica Company Profile (Get a rating)

Telefónica, SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications services in Europe and Latin America. The Company’s mobile and related services and products include mobile, value-added, mobile data and Internet, wholesale, business, roaming, fixed wireless, trunk and paging services. Its fixed telecommunications services include PSTN lines; ISDN access; public telephone services; local, national and international long-distance and fixed-mobile calls; business communication; additional value-added services; video telephony; smart grid; and telephone information services, as well as the rental and sale of telephone equipment. The Company also provides internet and broadband multimedia services comprising internet service provider, portal and network, retail and wholesale broadband access, narrowband dial-up access, fiber-to-the-air broadband internet. home and voice over Internet protocol services. In addition, it offers leased line, virtual private network, fiber optics, web hosting and applications, outsourcing and consulting, workstation and system integration, and professional services. In addition, the Company offers wholesale services to telecommunications operators, including national interconnection and international wholesale services; leased lines for other operators; and local loop rental services, as well as bitrate services, wholesale line rental access and leased conduits for fiber deployment from other operators. In addition, it provides video/TV services; smart connectivity and services, and consumer IoT products; financial services and other payment, security, cloud computing, advertising, big data and digital telecommunications experience services; virtual assistants; digital home platforms; and Movistar Home appliances. It also offers online telemedicine, home insurance, music streaming and consumer loan services. The company was incorporated in 1924 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

Hong Kong Tech Venture Capital Company Profile (Get a rating)

Hong Kong Technology Venture Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in multimedia business in Hong Kong. The Company is involved in multimedia production, content distribution and other multimedia-related activities; and the operation of an online shopping center that provides online shopping and delivery services. It also carries out real estate investment and trading activities; and providing marketing and advertising management services, as well as artist management and agency services. The company was formerly known as Hong Kong Television Network Limited and changed its name to Hong Kong Technology Venture Company Limited in July 2021. Hong Kong Technology Venture Company Limited was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Tseung Kwan O , Hong Kong.

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Sarah J. Greer