Financial Review: Partner Communications (PTNR) & Millicom International Cellular (TIGO)

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Partner Communications (NASDAQ:PTNR) and Millicom International Cellular (NASDAQ:TIGO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Partner Communications and Millicom International Cellular’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Partner Communications $943.00 million 0.83 $33.00 million N/A N/A
Millicom International Cellular $4.07 billion 1.50 -$10.00 million $0.29 209.48

Partner Communications has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Millicom International Cellular.


Millicom International Cellular pays an annual dividend of $2.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. Partner Communications does not pay a dividend. Millicom International Cellular pays out 910.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.


This table compares Partner Communications and Millicom International Cellular’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Partner Communications -0.33% -0.75% -0.24%
Millicom International Cellular -0.18% 0.87% 0.30%

Risk & Volatility

Partner Communications has a beta of 1.26, meaning that its share price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Millicom International Cellular has a beta of 0.9, meaning that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Partner Communications and Millicom International Cellular, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Partner Communications 0 0 0 0 N/A
Millicom International Cellular 0 0 0 0 N/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

2.4% of Partner Communications shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.7% of Millicom International Cellular shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Partner Communications shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Millicom International Cellular beats Partner Communications on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Partner Communications Company Profile

Partner Communications Company Ltd. provides various telecommunication services in Israel. It operates in two segments, Cellular and Fixed-Line. The company offers cellular telephony services, including basic cellular telephony, text messaging, Internet browsing and data transfer, content, and roaming services, as well as services provided to other operators that are permitted to use its cellular network. It also provides cellular content and value-added services, such as multimedia messaging, cyber protection, cloud backup, ringtone, music streaming, and various business services; and international roaming services, as well as sells and leases cellular handsets, and related cellular devices and accessories. In addition, the company offers Internet service provider (ISP) services comprising email accounts, Wi-Fi networking, anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, and infrastructure and ISP access services; network and data infrastructure services, information security and integration solutions, business information storage services, and data center and cloud services; international long distance services; fixed-line transmission and data capacity services; and voice over broadband telephony and primary rate interface services. Further, it provides television, high speed broadband fiber optic based network, and value added services; and sell and leases modems, domestic routers, servers, smartboxes, and related equipment, as well as tablets, laptops, landline phones, datacards, televisions, digital cameras, games consoles, audio accessories and related equipment, and integration projects. Additionally, the company offers office communication private branch exchange services to business customers. It offers its services and products through sales and service centers, and direct sales force, as well as through dealers and online. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Rosh HaAyin, Israel.

Millicom International Cellular Company Profile

Millicom International Cellular SA engages in the provision of cable and mobile services in Latin America and Africa. It operates through the Latin America and Africa segments. The company was founded on December 14, 1990 and is headquartered in Luxembourg.

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