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Financial comparison: Telia Company AB (publ) (OTCMKTS: TLSNY) versus GTT Communications (OTCMKTS: GTTN)

GTT Communications (OTCMKTS: GTTN – Get Rating) and Telia Company AB (publ) (OTCMKTS: TLSNY – Get Rating) are both IT and technology companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for GTT Communications and Telia Company AB (publ), as provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
GTT Communications 0 0 0 0 N / A
Telia Company AB (publisher) 2 5 1 0 1.88

Telia Company AB (publ) has a consensus price target of $37.47, indicating a potential upside of 369.51%. Given the likely higher upside of Telia Company AB (publ), analysts clearly believe that Telia Company AB (publ) is more favorable than GTT Communications.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of GTT Communications and Telia Company AB (publ).

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
GTT Communications $1.73 billion 0.00 -$105.90 million N / A N / A
Telia Company AB (publisher) $10.30 billion 1.58 $1.36 billion $0.67 11.91

Telia Company AB (publ) has higher revenue and profit than GTT Communications.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of GTT Communications and Telia Company AB (publ).

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
GTT Communications N / A N / A N / A
Telia Company AB (publisher) 13.85% 15.57% 5.02%

Risk and Volatility

GTT Communications has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Telia Company AB (publ) has a beta of 0.23, suggesting that the its share price is 77% less volatile than the S&P. 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

45.6% of GTT Communications shares are held by institutional investors. 46.4% of GTT Communications shares are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large money managers, and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Telia Company AB (publ) beats GTT Communications on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About GTT Communications (Get a rating)

GTT Communications, Inc. provides cloud networking services to multinational customers. It offers a broad portfolio of global services, including private networking; The Internet; optical transport; software-defined wide area network; 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 based in McLean, Virginia.

About Telia Company AB (pub) (Get a rating)

Telia Company AB (publ) provides communication services in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia. The company offers mobile, broadband, TV and fixed-line services to businesses, individuals, families and communities. It provides Networking, Cloud & Security, Mobility, Enterprise Mobile Network, Contact Center, Managed Mobility Services, Collaboration Solutions, Enterprise Telephony, Internet of Things (IoT), carrier Ethernet, dedicated Internet access, wavelengths, IP transit, dark fiber, colocation, and IoT connectivity solutions, as well as content delivery and production services , and customer financing services. The company markets its products and services under the brands Telia, halebop, Fello, TV4, C More, MTV, MyCall, OneCall, Phonero, Call me, Mit tele, Diil, Lmt Okarte, Telia Latvija, Cloudy, Tet and Ezys for the logistics, public transport, manufacturing, retail, utilities, construction and public sector industries. It has 18.1 million mobile subscriptions, 1.0 million fixed telephone subscriptions, 2.9 million fixed broadband subscriptions and 3.4 million television subscriptions. The company was previously known as TeliaSonera AB (publ) and changed its name to Telia Company AB (publ) in April 2016. Telia Company AB (publ) was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Solna, Sweden.

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