China Mobile (Hong Kong) (CHL) vs. Gogo (GOGO) Financial Survey

China Mobile (Hong Kong) (NYSE: CHL) and Gogo (NASDAQ:GOGO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for China Mobile (Hong Kong) and Gogo, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
China Mobile (Hong Kong) 1 0 2 0 2.33
Gogo 1 1 3 0 2.40

Gogo has a consensus price target of $14.19, suggesting a potential upside of 27.24%. Given Gogo’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Gogo is more favorable than China Mobile (Hong Kong).

Risk and Volatility

China Mobile (Hong Kong) has a beta of 0.3, suggesting that its share price is 70% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Gogo has a beta of 1.69, suggesting that its share price is 69% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares China Mobile (Hong Kong) and Gogo’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
China Mobile (Hong Kong) N/A N/A N/A
Gogo -23.51% N/A -12.24%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares China Mobile (Hong Kong) and Gogo’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
China Mobile (Hong Kong) $106.68 billion 1.92 $16.37 billion N/A N/A
Gogo $596.55 million 1.62 -$124.50 million ($1.99) -5.60

China Mobile (Hong Kong) has higher revenue and earnings than Gogo.


China Mobile (Hong Kong) pays an annual dividend of $1.65 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Gogo does not pay a dividend.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

2.0% of China Mobile (Hong Kong) shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.9% of Gogo shares are held by institutional investors. 37.3% of Gogo shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

China Mobile (Hong Kong) Company Profile

China Mobile Limited is an investment holding company principally engaged in telecommunication and related businesses. Its main businesses include Mobile businesses, Wireline Broadband businesses and Internet of Things (IoT) businesses. Mobile businesses include two categories of services. Voice services include local calls, domestic and international long distance calls, roaming services and voice value-added services. Data services include short message services and multimedia message services, wireless data traffic services and application and information services, such as Mobile Music, Mobile Reading and Mobile Video, among others. Wireline Broadband businesses include the provision of wireline broadband and related services. The Company also provides customer services, including phone bill enquiry, among others. The Company mainly operates businesses in Mainland China.

Gogo Company Profile

Gogo Inc. is a holding company. The Company is a provider of in-flight broadband connectivity and connectivity-enabled services to commercial and business aviation. The Company operates through three segments: Commercial Aviation North America (CA-NA), Commercial Aviation Rest of World (CA-ROW) and Business Aviation (BA). The CA-NA segment offers air-to-ground (ATG) and satellite connectivity and entertainment services to commercial aircraft flying routes generally within North America. The CA-ROW segment offers satellite connectivity and entertainment services, using 2Ku and Ku solutions, to commercial aircraft flying routes outside of North America. The Company’s BA segment offers a suite of integrated equipment, network and Internet connectivity products and services to the business aviation market. As of December 31, 2016, it provided services on 2,943 commercial aircraft. The Company offers a package of airborne equipment for its ATG-4/ATG and satellite services.

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