Critical Contrast: IDT (NYSE:IDT) & GTT Communications (OTCMKTS:GTTN) | Panda Anku

GTT Communications (OTCMKTS:GTTN – Get Rating) and IDT (NYSE:IDT – Get Rating) are both small computer and technology companies, but which is a better investment? We’ll contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuations, and profitability.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of GTT Communications and IDT.

net margins return on equity return on investment
GTT communication N / A N / A N / A
IDT 3.40% 16.96% 5.52%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of the most recent reviews and recommendations for GTT Communications and IDT as provided by MarketBeat.

sell reviews keep ratings Buy reviews Strong buy recommendations rating score
GTT communication 0 0 0 0 N / A
IDT 0 0 0 0 N / A

Score & Rating

This table compares the gross sales, earnings per share and valuation of GTT Communications and IDT.

gross receipts price/sales ratio net income earnings per share price-earnings ratio
GTT communication $1.73 billion 0.00 -$105.90 million N / A N / A
IDT $1.45 billion 0.49 $96.47 million $1.82 14.73

IDT has lower revenues but higher revenues than GTT Communications.

Insider and Institutional Property

45.6% of GTT Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. In comparison, 38.8% of IDT stock is owned by institutional investors. Insiders own 46.4% of GTT Communications shares. In comparison, 17.0% of IDT shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers, and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

GTT Communications has a beta of 1.02, meaning its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, IDT has a beta of 1.18, meaning its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500


IDT beats GTT Communications on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About GTT Communications

(received rating)

GTT Communications, Inc. is engaged in providing cloud network services to multinational customers. It offers a wide portfolio of global services including private networks; Internet; optical transport; Software-defined wide area networking; managed services; language and unified communication; video transport; and access services. The company was founded by H. Brian Thompson on January 3, 2005 and is headquartered in McLean, VA.

About IDT

(received rating)

IDT Corporation operates in the US and internationally in the communications and payments industry. The Company operates through three segments: Fintech; net2phone UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service); and traditional communication. The fintech segment offers international money transfers and related value/payment transfer services under the brand name BOSS Revolution; national retail solutions, such as B. a point-of-sale network that provides payment processing, digital advertising, transaction data and ancillary services under the brand name NRS. The net2phone-UCaaS segment offers net2phone-UCaaS, a cloud communication service for companies; and cable telephony services under the net2phone brand name. The Traditional Communications segment, which includes Mobile Top-Up, which allows customers to transfer airtime and bundles of airtime, messages and data to international and domestic mobile accounts; BOSS Revolution Calling, an international long distance service; Carrier Services, a wholesale provider of international voice and SMS termination and outsourced traffic management solutions for telecommunications companies; and net2phone Platform Services, which provide telephony services to cable operators and others, as well as smaller communications and payment offerings. Founded in 1990, IDT Corporation is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

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