TELUS (NYSE:TU) versus Remote Dynamics (OTCMKTS:RMTD) Financial Survey

TELUS (NYSE:TUGet Rating) and Remote Dynamics (OTCMKTS:RMTDGet Rating) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

49.7% of TELUS shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of TELUS shares are 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.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares TELUS and Remote Dynamics’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
TELUS $13.77 billion 2.21 $1.32 billion $1.14 19.20
Remote Dynamics N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

TELUS has higher revenue and earnings than Remote Dynamics.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for TELUS and Remote Dynamics, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
TELUS 1 1 2 0 2.25
Remote Dynamics 0 0 0 0 N/A

TELUS presently has a consensus price target of $32.94, indicating a potential upside of 50.50%. Given TELUS’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe TELUS is more favorable than Remote Dynamics.


This table compares TELUS and Remote Dynamics’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
TELUS 11.04% 9.76% 3.28%
Remote Dynamics N/A N/A N/A

Risk & Volatility

TELUS has a beta of 0.69, suggesting that its stock price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Remote Dynamics has a beta of -0.41, suggesting that its stock price is 141% less volatile than the S&P 500.


TELUS beats Remote Dynamics on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.


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TELUS Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of telecommunications and information technology products and services in Canada. It operates through Technology Solutions and Digitally-Led Customer Experiences segments. The Technology Solutions segment offers a range of telecommunications products and services; network revenue; mobile technologies equipment sale; data revenues, such as internet protocol; television; hosting, managed information technology, and cloud-based services; software, data management, and data analytics-driven smart food-chain technologies; home and business security; healthcare software and technology solutions; and voice and other telecommunications services. The Digitally-Led Customer Experiences segment provides digital customer experience and digital-enablement transformation solutions, including artificial intelligence and content management solutions. It has 16.9 million subscriber connections, which include 9.3 million mobile phone subscribers; 2.1 million connected device subscribers; 2.3 million internet subscribers; 1.1 million residential voice subscribers; 1.3 million TV subscribers; and 804,000 security subscribers. The company was formerly known as TELUS Communications Inc. and changed its name to TELUS Corporation in February 2005. TELUS Corporation was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

About Remote Dynamics

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Remote Dynamics, Inc. markets, sells, and supports automatic vehicle location and mobile resource management solutions. It serves its solutions to construction, field services, distribution, limousine, electrical/plumbing, waste management, and government. The company is headquartered in Plano, Texas.

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