Toshiba (OTCMKTS:TOSYY) and Extreme Networks (NASDAQ:EXTR) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation.
Volatility and Risk
Toshiba has a beta of 0.87, indicating that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Extreme Networks has a beta of 1.08, indicating that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Toshiba and Extreme Networks’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Toshiba and Extreme Networks’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Toshiba||$37.24 billion||0.54||$7.59 billion||N/A||N/A|
|Extreme Networks||$983.14 million||0.86||-$46.79 million||$0.44||16.55|
Toshiba has higher revenue and earnings than Extreme Networks.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
0.1% of Toshiba shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.7% of Extreme Networks shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.5% of Extreme Networks shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Toshiba and Extreme Networks, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Extreme Networks has a consensus target price of $9.50, indicating a potential upside of 30.49%. Given Extreme Networks’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Extreme Networks is more favorable than Toshiba.
Extreme Networks beats Toshiba on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Toshiba Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets electronic and electrical products and systems worldwide. It operates through six segments: Energy Systems & Solutions, Infrastructure Systems & Solutions, Retail & Printing Solutions, Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions, Industrial ICT Solutions, and Others. The company offers infrastructure systems, including power, transmission and distribution, industrial, railway transportation, security and automation, broadcasting and network, water and environmental, building, and POS systems; airport facilities and solid-state weather radars; elevators and escalators; and printing and IT solutions. It also provides electronic devices and components, such as semiconductors, storage products, microwave semiconductors and components, materials and devices, and display devices and components; and digital products comprising computers and tablets, memory products, SSDs, televisions, Blu-ray products, and home appliances. In addition, the company offers nuclear power generation systems, thermal power generation systems, light fixtures, air-conditioners, building and facility solutions, multi-function peripherals, hard disk drives, cloud solutions, visual products, etc. Toshiba Corporation was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
About Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks, Inc. provides software-driven networking solutions for enterprise customers worldwide. It designs, develops, and manufactures wired and wireless network infrastructure equipment; and develops the software for network management, policy, analytics, security, and access controls. The company offers edge/access Ethernet switching systems that deliver Ethernet connectivity for edge of the network; aggregation/core Ethernet switching systems for aggregation, top-of-rack, and campus core environments; data center switching systems for enterprises and cloud data centers; and wireless access point products, as well as distributed Wi-Fi networks. It also provides ExtremeControl, a network access control solution that allows the enterprises to unify the security of their wired and wireless networks with visibility and control over users, devices, and applications; and ExtremeAnalytics, a network-powered application analytics and optimization solution, which captures, aggregates, analyzes, correlates, and reports network data that enables in decision making and enhancing business performance. In addition, the company offers ExtremeGuest and ExtremeLocation, which are cloud services that enable enterprises to incorporate location-based services; and ExtremeCloud, a wired and wireless cloud network management solution, which offers visibility and control over users and applications. It markets and sells its products through distributors, resellers, and field sales organizations. The company serves enterprises and organizations in education, healthcare, manufacturing, hospitality, transportation, and logistics, as well as government agencies, private cloud data centers, and universities. Extreme Networks, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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