Direct comparison: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (OTCMKTS: NTTYY) and Crexendo (NASDAQ: CXDO)

Crexendo (NASDAQ:CXDO – Get Rating) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (OTCMKTS:NTTYY – Get Rating) are both IT and technology companies, but which is the best investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

5.8% of Crexendo shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 0.1% of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone shares are held by institutional investors. 61.1% of Crexendo shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large fund managers, and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Crexendo pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Nippon Telegraph and Telephone pays an annual dividend of $0.77 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Crexendo distributes -15.4% of its profits as a dividend. Nippon Telegraph and Telephone distributes 27.5% of its profits as a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings over the next few years.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Crexendo and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Crexendo -8.70% 0.19% 0.16%
Japanese telegraph and telephone 9.11% 13.15% 4.78%

Volatility and risk

Crexendo has a beta of 1.38, suggesting its stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500. By comparison, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone has a beta of 0.18, suggesting its stock price is 82 % less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of the current recommendations and price targets for Crexendo and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Crexendo 0 0 3 0 3.00
Japanese telegraph and telephone 0 0 0 0 N / A

Crexendo currently has a consensus target price of $7.83, indicating a potential upside of 121.28%. Given Crexendo’s possible higher upside, equity research analysts clearly believe that Crexendo is more favorable than Nippon Telegraph and Telephone.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Crexendo and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Crexendo $28.09 million 2.81 -$2.44 million ($0.13) -27.23
Japanese telegraph and telephone $112.68 billion 0.94 $8.61 billion $2.80 10.51

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone has higher revenue and profit than Crexendo. Crexendo trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Nippon Telegraph and Telephone beats Crexendo on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Crexendo Company Profile (Get an assessment)

Crexendo, Inc. provides cloud communications, unified communications as a service, call center, collaboration, and other cloud business services for businesses in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Cloud Telecommunications and Web Services. The Cloud Telecommunications segment provides telecommunications services that transmit calls using Internet Protocol (IP) or cloud technology, which converts voice signals into digital data packets for transmission over the Internet or the cloud; and resells high-speed Internet services. This segment is also involved in the sale and rental of cloud telecommunications equipment. In addition, it offers unified hardware, software and communication solutions for businesses using IP or cloud technology over a high-speed Internet connection through various devices and user interfaces, such as desktop and/or mobile phones, and applications. desktop under the Crexendo brand. . The Web Services segment provides website hosting and other professional services. The company was formerly known as iMergent, Inc. and changed its name to Crexendo, Inc. in May 2011. Crexendo, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Company Profile (Get an assessment)

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation provides fixed voice, mobile voice, IP/packet communications and system integration services in Japan and overseas. The Company’s Mobile Communications Business segment offers mobile phone and related services, including distribution of movies and music, e-books, finance and payment services, as well as smart life zone services and internet connection. Its regional communications business segment provides intra-prefectural communications services, as well as FTTH and other services. The Company’s Long Distance and International Communications business segment offers interprefectural communications services, international communications services and services related to solution business and related services. This segment mainly provides cloud, data center, migration and maintenance support, computer system construction, professional security, ICT, network, mobile connectivity and other services, as well as service teleconferencing, web conferencing and videoconferencing. Its Data Communications Business segment offers network systems and system integration services comprising ERP services, ICT outsourcing, consulting, system design and development and other services. The Company’s Other Business segment is engaged in the acquisition, development, construction, rental and management of real estate; design, management and maintenance of electrical buildings, equipment and installations; development of smart energy solutions and energy management systems; credit card transaction settlement activities; development, production, operation and maintenance of information communication systems and software; billing and collection of communication costs and other activities; system design and development; finance; and technology transfer and technical consulting firms. It also sells telecommunications equipment. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.

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