AST SpaceMobile (NASDAQ:ASTS) and KORE Group (NYSE:KORE) Head to Head Analysis

KORE Group (NYSE:KOREGet Free Report) and AST SpaceMobile (NASDAQ:ASTSGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares KORE Group and AST SpaceMobile’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
KORE Group -57.97% -123.65% -14.99%
AST SpaceMobile N/A -32.42% -21.75%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares KORE Group and AST SpaceMobile’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
KORE Group $286.61 million 0.20 -$167.04 million ($1.88) -0.37
AST SpaceMobile $500,000.00 4,439.85 -$87.56 million ($0.98) -8.80

AST SpaceMobile has lower revenue, but higher earnings than KORE Group. AST SpaceMobile is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than KORE Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

KORE Group has a beta of 2.59, suggesting that its stock price is 159% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AST SpaceMobile has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for KORE Group and AST SpaceMobile, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
KORE Group 0 2 3 0 2.60
AST SpaceMobile 0 0 3 0 3.00

KORE Group presently has a consensus price target of $2.94, indicating a potential upside of 321.02%. AST SpaceMobile has a consensus price target of $12.97, indicating a potential upside of 50.43%. Given KORE Group’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe KORE Group is more favorable than AST SpaceMobile.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

57.5% of KORE Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.0% of AST SpaceMobile shares are owned by institutional investors. 30.6% of KORE Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 56.6% of AST SpaceMobile shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

AST SpaceMobile beats KORE Group on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About KORE Group

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KORE Group Holdings, Inc. provides Internet of Things (IoT) services and solutions worldwide. It offers connectivity and location-based services, device solutions, and managed and professional services that are used in the development and support of IoT technology for the business market. The company's products include IoT connectivity-as-a-service; connectivity enablement-as-a-service; device management services; and security location based services. It serves customers in healthcare, fleet and vehicle management, asset management, communication services, and industrial/manufacturing sectors. KORE Group Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

About AST SpaceMobile

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AST SpaceMobile, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and provides access to a space-based cellular broadband network for smartphones in the United States. Its SpaceMobile service provides cellular broadband services to end-users who are out of terrestrial cellular coverage. The company was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Midland, Texas.

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