Emerald Expositions Events (NYSE:EEX) and China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. (NASDAQ:CNTF) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.
This table compares Emerald Expositions Events and China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Emerald Expositions Events||29.62%||12.68%||6.10%|
|China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech.||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Emerald Expositions Events and China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech.’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Emerald Expositions Events||$341.70 million||3.11||$81.80 million||$1.11||13.08|
|China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech.||$46.81 million||0.26||-$9.33 million||N/A||N/A|
Emerald Expositions Events has higher revenue and earnings than China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech..
Institutional and Insider Ownership
35.6% of Emerald Expositions Events shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.9% of China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. shares are held by institutional investors. 5.3% of Emerald Expositions Events shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
Emerald Expositions Events has a beta of 0.46, meaning that its share price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. has a beta of 3.07, meaning that its share price is 207% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Emerald Expositions Events and China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech., as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Emerald Expositions Events||2||5||1||0||1.88|
|China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech.||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Emerald Expositions Events currently has a consensus target price of $14.29, suggesting a potential downside of 1.61%. Given Emerald Expositions Events’ higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Emerald Expositions Events is more favorable than China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech..
Emerald Expositions Events pays an annual dividend of $0.29 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. does not pay a dividend. Emerald Expositions Events pays out 26.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Emerald Expositions Events beats China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Emerald Expositions Events Company Profile
Emerald Expositions Events, Inc. operates business-to-business (B2B) trade shows in the United States. The company operates trade shows in various industry sectors, including gift, home and general merchandise; sports; design and construction; technology; jewelry; and others comprising photography, food, healthcare, industrials, and military. It also operates events across various formats, such as B2B conferences, hosted buyer events, B2C events, summits, awards, and luxury private sales. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Juan Capistrano, California.
China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. Company Profile
China TechFaith Wireless Communication Technology Limited engages in the original design and development of specialized mobile handsets for consumers and enterprises in the People's Republic of China and internationally. It operates through Mobile Phone Business and Real Estate segments. The company offers handset design services through outsourcing of EMS providers who engage in assembly and manufacturing operations; and offer testing services of the assembled printed circuit boards, systems, and subsystems for Chinese mobile handset brand owners and international mobile handset brand owners. It also provides feature phones, smart phones, ruggedized phones, wireless modules, smart pads, and wireless software and applications, as well as other electronic components, such as industrial wireless devices. In addition, the company sells mobile handset products under the Tecface, 17FOX, and MOBIFOX brands. Further, it owns, develops, operates, and manages commercial real estate properties. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.
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