NETGEAR Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) and Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (NASDAQ:IIJI) compete against each other in the Communication Equipment sector. We will contrast them and contrast their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
NETGEAR Inc. 1.51B 0.81 21.62M 0.83 62.57
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. N/A 0.00 N/A 0.55 21.00

In table 1 we can see NETGEAR Inc. and Internet Initiative Japan Inc.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. The business that is presently more expensive of the two stocks is the one that has a higher price-to-earnings ratio. NETGEAR Inc.’s shares have been trading at higher price-to-earnings ratio which means it is presently more expensive than Internet Initiative Japan Inc.


Table 2 provides the return on equity, return on assets and net margins of the two firms.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NETGEAR Inc. -1.43% -2.7% -1.7%
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. 0.00% 7.6% 3.6%

Volatility & Risk

A beta of 2.11 shows that NETGEAR Inc. is 111.00% more volatile than S&P 500. In other hand, Internet Initiative Japan Inc. has beta of 0.73 which is 27.00% less volatile than S&P 500.


The Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of NETGEAR Inc. are 2.4 and 1.8. Competitively, Internet Initiative Japan Inc. has 1.6 and 1.5 for Current and Quick Ratio. NETGEAR Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Internet Initiative Japan Inc.


Internet Initiative Japan Inc. also pays out annual dividends at $0.12 per share and at a 1.07% dividend yield. NETGEAR Inc. does not offer a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

Ratings and Recommendations for NETGEAR Inc. and Internet Initiative Japan Inc. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
NETGEAR Inc. 0 1 1 2.50
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

The upside potential is 84.42% for NETGEAR Inc. with average target price of $71.5.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Roughly 0% of NETGEAR Inc. shares are held by institutional investors while 0.9% of Internet Initiative Japan Inc. are owned by institutional investors. About 1.9% of NETGEAR Inc.’s share are held by insiders.


In this table we provide the Week, Month, Quarter, Half Year, Year and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
NETGEAR Inc. -6.37% -8.29% -20.57% -19.39% 1.11% -11.71%
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. -5.58% 21.96% 9.38% 15.5% 15.62% 26.78%

For the past year NETGEAR Inc. had bearish trend while Internet Initiative Japan Inc. had bullish trend.


NETGEAR Inc. beats on 7 of the 13 factors Internet Initiative Japan Inc.

NETGEAR, Inc. designs, develops, and markets innovative networking solutions and smart connected products for consumers, businesses, and service providers. The company operates in three segments: Retail, Commercial, and Service Provider. The Retail segment offers home WiFi networking solutions and smart connected products. The Commercial segment provides business networking, storage, and security solutions. The Service Provider segment offers made-to-order home networking hardware and software solutions, including 4G LTE hotspots sold to service providers for sale to their subscribers. The company also offers commercial business networking products, such as Ethernet switches, wireless controllers and access points, Internet security appliances, and unified storage products; broadband access products, including broadband modems, WiFi gateways, and WiFi hotspots; and smart home/Internet-of-Things connectivity and products comprising WiFi routers and home WiFi system, WiFi range extenders, powerline adapters and bridges, remote video security systems, and WiFi network adapters. It markets and sells its products through traditional retailers, online retailers, wholesale distributors, direct market resellers, value-added resellers, and broadband service providers worldwide. NETGEAR, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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