Critical Review: Cellcom Israel (CELJF) and The Competition

Cellcom Israel (OTCMKTS:CELJFGet Rating) is one of 27 public companies in the “Radiotelephone communication” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Cellcom Israel to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

24.4% of shares of all “Radiotelephone communication” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of shares of all “Radiotelephone communication” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Cellcom Israel has a beta of 0.91, indicating that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cellcom Israel’s competitors have a beta of 5.85, indicating that their average stock price is 485% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Cellcom Israel and its competitors, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cellcom Israel 0 0 0 0 N/A
Cellcom Israel Competitors 282 819 1191 51 2.43

As a group, “Radiotelephone communication” companies have a potential upside of 76.12%. Given Cellcom Israel’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Cellcom Israel has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.


This table compares Cellcom Israel and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cellcom Israel -1.08% -2.40% -0.66%
Cellcom Israel Competitors 4.57% 55.10% 2.28%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Cellcom Israel and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Cellcom Israel $1.14 billion -$53.00 million -47.27
Cellcom Israel Competitors $17.66 billion $849.27 million 10.45

Cellcom Israel’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Cellcom Israel. Cellcom Israel is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


Cellcom Israel competitors beat Cellcom Israel on 9 of the 9 factors compared.

About Cellcom Israel (Get Rating)

Cellcom Israel Ltd. provides cellular communications services in Israel. It operates in two segments, Real Estate and Net Segment. The company offers internet service, internet television service, international call services, landline telephony service, transmission services, and telecommunication operator. It also IP switchboard services. Additionally, the company offers communications solutions, including supporting equipment and maintenance services; data protection and IOT solutions; cloud based services; and end-user fixed-line equipment, as well as operates and manages business telecommunication systems. As of December 31, 2021, it had approximately 10.7 million cellular subscribers. Cellcom Israel Ltd. was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Netanya, Israel.

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