Vonage (NASDAQ:VG) & Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (OTCMKTS:NTTYY) Head-to-Head Analysis

Vonage (NASDAQ:VG – Get Rating) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (OTCMKTS:NTTYY – Get Rating) are both IT and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends and earnings.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.4% of Vonage shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 0.1% of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone shares are held by institutional investors. 4.7% of Vonage shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large money managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and benefits

This chart compares gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Vonage and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Vonage $1.41 billion 3.22 -$24.50 million ($0.17) -103.99
Japanese telegraph and telephone $108.29 billion 0.97 $10.51 billion $2.94 9.91

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone has higher revenues and profits than Vonage. Vonage 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of the current ratings and recommendations for Vonage and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Vonage 1 11 1 0 2.00
Japanese telegraph and telephone 0 0 1 0 3.00

Vonage currently has a consensus target price of $18.94, indicating a potential upside of 7.11%. Given Vonage’s possible higher upside, research analysts clearly think Vonage is more favorable than Nippon Telegraph and Telephone.


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

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Vonage -2.87% 2.53% 1.10%
Japanese telegraph and telephone 9.77% 13.61% 5.04%

Volatility and risk

Vonage has a beta of 0.6, indicating that its stock price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500. By comparison, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone has a beta of 0.16, indicating that its stock price stock is 84% ​​less volatile than the S&P 500.


Nippon Telegraph and Telephone beats Vonage on 8 of 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Vonage Company Profile (Get an assessment)

Vonage Holdings Corp. primarily operates as a cloud communication company in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, European Union and Asia. It operates in two segments, Vonage Communications Platform and Consumer. The Vonage Communications Platform segment offers programmable, embeddable and customizable application program interfaces that enable software developers to build communications capabilities, such as messaging and voice calls into their applications; and Vonage Contact Center, a cloud-based contact center solution. This segment also provides Vonage Business Communications, a proprietary, cloud-native technology platform that provides integrated unified communications services; and Vonage Business Enterprise, a cloud-based platform for mid-to-large business customers that provides unified communications and collaboration services, including voice, data, video, mobile, and center services. of contact. The Consumer segment provides home phone services through various service plans with basic features, including voicemail, call waiting, call transfer, simulation, visual voicemail, boomerang and extensions, plus area code selection, virtual phone numbers, and web voicemail. . The company also offers purchased high-speed Internet services that allow calls over the Internet from a standard telephone through compatible Vonage devices, softphone software, and mobile client applications. Vonage Holdings Corp. was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Holmdel, New Jersey.

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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