Head to Head Review: Globalstar (NYSE:GSAT) & Mynaric (NASDAQ:MYNA)

Mynaric (NASDAQ:MYNAGet Rating) and Globalstar (NYSE:GSATGet Rating) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Mynaric and Globalstar, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mynaric 0 0 2 0 3.00
Globalstar 0 0 0 0 N/A

Mynaric currently has a consensus price target of $26.50, indicating a potential upside of 189.30%. Given Mynaric’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Mynaric is more favorable than Globalstar.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

6.7% of Mynaric shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 18.1% of Globalstar shares are owned by institutional investors. 62.2% of Globalstar shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Mynaric and Globalstar’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mynaric N/A N/A N/A
Globalstar -74.35% -24.97% -11.28%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Mynaric and Globalstar’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Mynaric $2.79 million 68.85 -$22.58 million N/A N/A
Globalstar $124.30 million 16.80 -$112.63 million ($0.05) -23.20

Mynaric has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Globalstar.

Summary

Mynaric beats Globalstar on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Mynaric (Get Rating)

Mynaric AG engages in developing and manufacturing advanced laser communication technology for long-distance wireless data transmission between moving objects for terrestrial, airborne, and space applications in Germany and internationally. The company offers CONDOR, an optical inter-satellite link flight terminal for satellite-to-satellite communications in space; and HAWK, an airborne flight terminal for air-to-air and air-to-ground links of airborne vehicles. Its products provide connectivity solutions to link satellites, high-altitude platforms, unmanned aerial vehicles, aircraft, and the ground. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Gilching, Germany.

About Globalstar (Get Rating)

Globalstar, Inc. provides mobile satellite services worldwide. The company offers duplex two-way voice and data products, including mobile voice and data satellite communications services and equipment for remote business continuity, recreational usage, safety, emergency preparedness and response, and other applications; fixed voice and data satellite communications services and equipment at industrial, commercial, and residential sites, as well as rural villages and ships; and data modem services and equipment. It also provides SPOT consumer retail products, such as SPOT satellite GPS messenger for personal tracking, emergency location, and messaging solutions; and SPOT Trace, an anti-theft and asset tracking device. In addition, the company offers commercial Internet of Things one-way transmission products to track cargo containers and rail cars, as well as to monitor utility meters, and oil and gas assets. Further, it sells wholesale minutes to independent gateway operators (IGOs); and provides engineering services, such as hardware and software designs to develop specific applications; and installation of gateways and antennas. The company distributes its products directly, as well as through independent agents, dealers and resellers, retailers, IGOs, and sales force and e-commerce Website. As of December 31, 2020, it had approximately 745,000 subscribers. The company primarily serves recreation and personal, government, public safety and disaster relief, oil and gas, maritime and fishing, construction, utilities, and transportation, as well as natural resources, mining, and forestry markets. Globalstar, Inc. has a strategic alliance with XCOM Labs to jointly commercialize XCOM's capacity-multiplying technology with Globalstar's Band n53 for 5G deployments in the United States and other countries where Globalstar has terrestrial rights. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Covington, Louisiana.

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