TriNet Group (NYSE:TNET – Get Rating) and Iota Communications (OTCMKTS:IOTC – Get Rating) are both business services companies, but which is the better deal? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, earnings, valuations, institutional ownership, profitability, and analyst ratings.
Insider and Institutional Property
96.6% of the shares of the TriNet Group are owned by institutional investors. In comparison, 10.0% of shares in Iota Communications are owned by institutional investors. 40.6% of TriNet Group shares are owned by company insiders. In comparison, 6.2% of Iota Communications stock is owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments, and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility
TriNet Group has a beta of 1.21, suggesting its stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Iota Communications has a beta of -0.57, suggesting its stock price is 157% is less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of the most recent recommendations and price targets for TriNet Group and Iota Communications as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|sell reviews||keep ratings||Buy reviews||Strong buy recommendations||rating score|
|iota communication||0||0||0||0||N / A|
TriNet Group currently has a consensus price target of $93.00, indicating a potential upside of 3.04%. Given TriNet Group’s more likely upside, equity analysts clearly believe TriNet Group is cheaper than Iota Communications.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of TriNet Group and Iota Communications.
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|iota communication||N / A||N / A||N / A|
profit and rating
This table compares gross sales, earnings per share and valuation for TriNet Group and Iota Communications.
|gross receipts||price/sales ratio||net income||earnings per share||price-earnings ratio|
|TriNet Group||$4.54 billion||1.24||$338.00 million||$5.75||15.70|
|iota communication||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A|
TriNet Group has higher sales and profits than Iota Communications.
TriNet Group beats Iota Communications on 8 of the 8 factors comparing the two stocks.
About the TriNet Group
TriNet Group, Inc. provides human resource (HR) solutions, payroll services, benefits and employment risk mitigation services to small and medium-sized businesses throughout the United States. The company offers multi-state payroll and tax administration; employee benefit programs, including health insurance and retirement plans; Workers’ Compensation Insurance and Claims Management; Compliance with the Labor and Benefits Act; and other HR related services. It serves clients in diverse industries including technology, professional services, financial services, life sciences, nonprofits, real estate management, retail, manufacturing and hospitality. The company sells its solutions through its direct sales organization. TriNet Group, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Dublin, California.
About Iota Communications
Iota Communications, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. It also offers energy saving solutions. The company operates through Iota Networks, Iota Commercial Solutions, Iota Communications and Iota Holdings. In addition, the company offers Delphi360, a wireless connectivity and data analytics platform for integration with devices and sensors, and BrightAI, an analytics platform that collects information from sensor connectivity. In addition, it offers IoT-based LED and smart lighting. In addition, it offers intelligent building solutions, a platform for data management. In addition, the company serves healthcare, commercial real estate, education, utilities, retail and manufacturing industries; and city and communities. Iota Communications, Inc. is based in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
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