NetSuite (NYSE:N) & Mitel Networks (MITL) Head to Head Review

Mitel Networks (NASDAQ: MITL) and NetSuite (NYSE:N) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Mitel Networks and NetSuite, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mitel Networks 0 1 3 0 2.75
NetSuite 0 0 0 0 N/A

Mitel Networks currently has a consensus price target of $12.50, suggesting a potential upside of 36.31%. Given Mitel Networks’ higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Mitel Networks is more favorable than NetSuite.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

80.8% of Mitel Networks shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.5% of NetSuite shares are owned by institutional investors. 16.5% of Mitel Networks shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.6% of NetSuite shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Mitel Networks and NetSuite’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mitel Networks -4.69% -14.20% -3.53%
NetSuite -14.00% -42.52% -11.31%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Mitel Networks and NetSuite’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Mitel Networks $1.06 billion 1.04 -$49.70 million ($0.41) -22.39
NetSuite N/A N/A N/A ($1.67) -54.10

NetSuite has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Mitel Networks. NetSuite is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mitel Networks, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Mitel Networks beats NetSuite on 10 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Mitel Networks

Mitel Networks Corporation is a provider of business communications and collaboration software, services and solutions. The Company’s segments include Cloud and Enterprise. The Enterprise segment sells and supports products and services for premise-based customers. The Cloud segment sells and supports products that are deployed in a cloud environment. The Company’s product portfolio includes premises and cloud-based enterprise communications infrastructure products and solutions, unified communications and collaboration (UCC) and contact center applications and a range of service offerings. The Company’s Cloud Division offers a range of private, public, hybrid and mobile Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for businesses of all sizes. This includes Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) solutions. Its Enterprise Division portfolio integrates voice, UCC applications, and contact center applications on fixed and mobile networks across a range of end user devices.

About NetSuite

NetSuite Inc. (NetSuite) is a provider of cloud-based financials, enterprise resource planning and omnichannel commerce software suites. The Company offers a suite of applications, including financial management, customer relationship management, e-commerce and retail management, commerce marketing automation, professional services automation and human capital management that enable companies to manage business operations in an integrated suite. The Company also offers customer support and professional services related to the support and implementation of its suite of applications. The Company delivers its applications over the Internet as a subscription service using the software-as-a-service model. The Company’s offerings include NetSuite, NetSuite OneWorld, NetSuite CRM+, NetSuite OpenAir PSA, SuiteCommerce, Bronto Marketing Platform, NetSuite InStore POS, LightCMS, Add-On Modules, NetSuite Industry Editions and SuiteCloud Platform.

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