Ubiquiti (NASDAQ:UI) vs. Airspan Networks (NYSE:MIMO) Financial Analysis


Airspan Networks (NYSE: MIMO – Get Rating) and Ubiquiti (NASDAQ: UI – Get Rating) are both IT and technology companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Airspan Networks and Ubiquiti.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Airspan Networks $177.28 million 1.09 -$71.91 million ($16.64) -0.16
Ubiquitous $1.90 billion 7.92 $616.58 million $7.05 35:30

Ubiquiti has higher revenues and profits than Airspan Networks. Airspan Networks trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ubiquiti, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Airspan Networks and Ubiquiti, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Airspan Networks 0 1 2 0 2.67
Ubiquitous 0 0 0 0 N / A

Airspan Networks currently has a consensus price target of $7.69, suggesting a potential upside of 187.92%. Given Airspan Networks’ possible higher upside, equity research analysts clearly believe that Airspan Networks is more favorable than Ubiquiti.

Risk and Volatility

Airspan Networks has a beta of 0.34, suggesting its stock price is 66% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ubiquiti has a beta of 1.39, suggesting its stock price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Airspan Networks and Ubiquiti.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Airspan Networks -51.34% N / A -50.39%
Ubiquitous 25.51% -632.62% 49.77%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

68.5% of Airspan Networks shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.3% of Ubiquiti shares are held by institutional investors. 47.3% of Airspan Networks stock is held by company insiders. By comparison, 90.1% of Ubiquiti’s shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large money managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Ubiquiti beats Airspan Networks on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Airspan Networks (Get a rating)

Airspan Networks Holdings Inc. designs and produces wireless networking equipment for 4G and 5G networks for major public telecommunications service providers and private network implementations. It offers a range of products for building and densifying 4G and 5G networks with a portfolio of software and hardware tools for indoor and outdoor femto, pico, micro and macro compact base stations, as well as a portfolio of fixed wireless access and link for point-to-point and point-to-multipoint applications. The company serves mobile communications service providers, large enterprises, military communications integrators and Internet service providers. Airspan Networks Holdings Inc. is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.

About Ubiquiti (Get a rating)

Ubiquiti Inc. develops networking technology for service providers, enterprises and consumers. It develops technology platforms for distributed high-capacity Internet access, unified information technology and consumer electronics for business, home and personal use. Its service provider product platforms offer carrier-grade network infrastructure for fixed wireless broadband, wireless backhaul systems and routing; and enterprise product platforms provide wireless LAN infrastructure, video surveillance products, switching and routing solutions, security gateways and other WLAN products, as well as consumer products under the brand Ubiquiti Labs. The company also provides technology platforms, such as airMAX, which include proprietary protocols containing technologies to minimize signal noise; EdgeMAX, a software and system routing platform; airFiber, a point-to-point radio system; and UFiber GPON, an off-the-shelf fiber networking technology for creating high-speed fiber Internet networks. Additionally, it offers UniFi -Enterprise WLAN, an enterprise Wi-Fi system that allows onsite and remote management via the cloud; UniFi Protect, a video surveillance system, which provides statistical reports and advanced analysis; UniFi switch that delivers the performance, switching, and power of Ethernet support for enterprise networks; UniFi Console, an enterprise-class router and security gateway appliance; and UniFi Access, a door access system. In addition, offers base stations, radios, backhaul equipment and customer premises equipment; integrated radio products; antennae; and Power over Ethernet mounting brackets, cables and adapters. It serves its customers through a network of approximately 100 distributors, online retailers and directly to customers worldwide. The company was formerly known as Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. and changed its name to Ubiquiti Inc. in August 2019. Ubiquiti Inc. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in New York, New York.



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Sarah J. Greer