Comparing Comtech Telecomm. (CMTL) & SendGrid (SEND)

Comtech Telecomm. (NASDAQ: CMTL) and SendGrid (NYSE:SEND) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Comtech Telecomm. and SendGrid’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Comtech Telecomm. $550.37 million 1.24 $15.82 million $1.09 26.61
SendGrid $111.89 million 11.31 -$6.25 million N/A N/A

Comtech Telecomm. has higher revenue and earnings than SendGrid.


This table compares Comtech Telecomm. and SendGrid’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Comtech Telecomm. 4.87% 2.20% 1.26%
SendGrid N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Comtech Telecomm. and SendGrid, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Comtech Telecomm. 0 3 2 0 2.40
SendGrid 0 1 5 0 2.83

Comtech Telecomm. currently has a consensus target price of $22.88, indicating a potential downside of 21.12%. SendGrid has a consensus target price of $28.25, indicating a potential downside of 4.69%. Given SendGrid’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe SendGrid is more favorable than Comtech Telecomm..

Insider & Institutional Ownership

87.8% of Comtech Telecomm. shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 41.2% of SendGrid shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.0% of Comtech Telecomm. shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Comtech Telecomm. pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. SendGrid does not pay a dividend. Comtech Telecomm. pays out 36.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.


Comtech Telecomm. beats SendGrid on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Comtech Telecomm. Company Profile

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets products, systems and services for communications solutions. The Company operates through two segments: Commercial Solutions and Government Solutions. It offers communications solutions, including command and control technologies, safety and security technologies and enterprise technologies. Its Commercial Solutions segment provides satellite communications (such as satellite earth station modems and traveling wave tube amplifiers), public safety systems (such as next generation 911 technologies) and enterprise application technologies (such as messaging and trusted location-based technologies). The Government Solutions segment includes command and control technologies, troposcatter technologies, and radio frequency power and switching technologies. It serves system and network suppliers in the global satellite, defense, broadcast and aerospace industries, and the United States federal government, among others.

SendGrid Company Profile

SendGrid, Inc. provides a digital communication platform. The Company’s platform enables businesses to engage with their customers through email. It offers three services: Email application programming interface (API), marketing campaigns and Expert services. Its email API service allows developers to use its API in their preferred development framework to leverage its platform to add email functionality to their applications. Its marketing campaigns service allows marketers to upload and manage customer contact lists, create and test email templates, and then execute and analyze multi-faceted email campaigns. Its Expert services help businesses optimize their email delivery. The features of email API include integrations, documentations, internet protocol (IP) management, deliverability, reporting and analytics, mobile support and security. Its marketing campaign services include segmentation and contact management tools, A/B testing, email template editor and analytics and reporting.

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