Head-To-Head Contrast: Pervasip (PVSP) and BT Group (BT)

Pervasip (OTCMKTS:PVSP) and BT Group (NYSE:BT) are both utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

1.1% of BT Group shares are held by institutional investors. 9.2% of Pervasip shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Pervasip and BT Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pervasip 0 0 0 0 N/A
BT Group 0 4 3 0 2.43

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Pervasip and BT Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Pervasip N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
BT Group $27.71 billion 0.91 $3.08 billion $1.27 10.02

BT Group has higher revenue and earnings than Pervasip.

Volatility & Risk

Pervasip has a beta of -3.99, indicating that its share price is 499% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BT Group has a beta of 0.59, indicating that its share price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

BT Group pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. Pervasip does not pay a dividend. BT Group pays out 44.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. BT Group has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Pervasip and BT Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pervasip N/A N/A N/A
BT Group N/A N/A N/A

Summary

BT Group beats Pervasip on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Pervasip

Pervasip Corporation focuses on developing cloud-based applications to monitor and control greenhouse facilities. It intends to develop and deliver products and technologies to agricultural markets; develop scientific methods for the analysis of cannabinoids in flowers, concentrates, and edibles; and assist medical marijuana specialty production facilities to regulate, calculate proper dosage, and understand the importance of consistency in product. The company was formerly known as eLEC Communications Corp. and changed its name to Pervasip Corp. in December 2007. Pervasip Corp. was founded in 1964 and is based in White Plains, New York.

About BT Group

BT Group plc provides communications services worldwide. Its Consumer segment sells telephones, baby monitors, and Wi-Fi extenders through high street retailers, online BT Shop, and Website BT.com; and offers home phone, copper and fiber broadband, TV, and mobile services in various packages. The company's EE segment offers 2G, 3G, and 4G mobile network services; broadband, fixed-voice, and TV services; and postpaid and prepaid plans, and emergency services network. This segment also sells 4G mobile phones, tablets, connected devices, and mobile broadband devices from various manufacturers. Its Business and Public Sector segment provides fixed voice, mobility, fiber and connectivity, and networked IT services to retailers, utilities, public sector, healthcare, sports, construction, finance, and educational sectors. The company's Global Services segment offers business communications and ICT services comprising BT Connect, BT Security, BT One, BT Contact, BT Compute, BT Advise, and BT for financial markets. This segment serves approximately 5,500 customers in 180 countries. Its Wholesale and Ventures segment enables communications providers and other organizations to provide fixed or mobile phone services. Its ventures provide mass-market services, such as directory enquiries and payphones; and enterprise services comprising BT Fleet and BT Redcare. This segment also provides broadband and Ethernet, voice, hosted communication, mobile virtual network operator, managed solutions, machine-to-machine, roaming, and media services. The company's Openreach segment engages in the provision of services over the local access network; and installation and maintenance of fiber and copper communications networks that connect homes and businesses. The company was formerly known as Newgate Telecommunications Limited and changed its name to BT Group plc in September 2001. BT Group plc was incorporated in 2001 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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