Comparing of Ubiquiti Networks Inc. (UBNT) and Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK)

Ubiquiti Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:UBNT) and Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) are two firms in the Communication Equipment that compete against each other. Below is a comparison of their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ubiquiti Networks Inc. 1.14B 7.91 321.88M 4.56 28.56
Nokia Corporation N/A 0.00 N/A -0.13 0.00

Table 1 demonstrates Ubiquiti Networks Inc. and Nokia Corporation’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.


Table 2 demonstrates the net margins, return on assets and return on equity of Ubiquiti Networks Inc. and Nokia Corporation.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ubiquiti Networks Inc. 28.24% 83% 20.7%
Nokia Corporation 0.00% -4% -1.5%

Volatility & Risk

Ubiquiti Networks Inc.’s 1.15 beta indicates that its volatility is 15.00% more volatile than that of S&P 500. Nokia Corporation’s 73.00% less volatile than S&P 500 volatility due to the stock’s 0.27 beta.


3.7 and 2.6 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Ubiquiti Networks Inc. Its rival Nokia Corporation’s Current and Quick Ratios are 1.3 and 1.1 respectively. Ubiquiti Networks Inc. has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than Nokia Corporation.


Ubiquiti Networks Inc. pays out its dividends annually at $0.75 per share and 0.57% dividend yield. Nokia Corporation also pays out annual dividends at $0.22 per share and at a 4.35% dividend yield.

Analyst Ratings

Ubiquiti Networks Inc. and Nokia Corporation Recommendations and Ratings are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ubiquiti Networks Inc. 0 3 0 2.00
Nokia Corporation 0 0 3 3.00

Ubiquiti Networks Inc.’s average price target is $99.33, while its potential downside is -22.54%. Competitively Nokia Corporation has a consensus price target of $7.67, with potential upside of 54.95%. The results from earlier shows that analysts view suggest that Nokia Corporation seems more appealing than Ubiquiti Networks Inc.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Roughly 22.5% of Ubiquiti Networks Inc. shares are owned by institutional investors while 7.4% of Nokia Corporation are owned by institutional investors. Insiders owned 80.77% of Ubiquiti Networks Inc. shares.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Ubiquiti Networks Inc. -21.41% -22.39% -2.4% 17.26% 62.16% 31.08%
Nokia Corporation -4.22% -15.43% -24.53% -18.74% -24.29% -18.04%

For the past year Ubiquiti Networks Inc. had bullish trend while Nokia Corporation had bearish trend.


Ubiquiti Networks Inc. beats Nokia Corporation on 12 of the 14 factors.

Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. develops networking technology for service providers, enterprises, and consumers worldwide. The companyÂ’s service provider product platforms offer carrier-class network infrastructure for fixed wireless broadband, wireless backhaul systems, and routing; and enterprise product platforms provide wireless LAN infrastructure, video surveillance products, switching and routing solutions, security gateways, and other complimentary WLAN products. Its products and solutions include radios, antennas, software, communications protocols, and management tools to deliver carrier and enterprise class wireless broadband access and other services in the unlicensed RF spectrum. The company also provides technology platforms, such as airMAX platform, which includes proprietary protocols that contain technologies for minimizing signal noise; EdgeMAX, a disruptive software and system routing platform; airFiber, a point-to-point radio system; and UFiber platform to build fiber Internet networks. In addition, it offers UniFi Enterprise Wi-Fi System that includes Wi-Fi certified hardware with a software based management controller; UniFi Video IP cameras for data transmission and power-over-Ethernet; UniFi Switches that deliver performance, switching, and PoE+ support for enterprise networks; and UniFi Security Gateway that extends the UniFi enterprise solutions to provide routing and network security, as well as develops AmpliFi platform, a Wi-Fi system solution for connected homes. Further, the company provides embedded radio products; and mounting brackets, cables, and power over Ethernet adapters. The company was formerly known as Pera Networks, Inc. and changed its name to Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. in 2005. Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Nokia Corporation engages in the network and technology businesses worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Ultra Broadband Networks, Global Services, IP Networks and Applications, and Nokia Technologies. It provides mobile networking solutions, including hardware, software, and services for telecommunications operators, enterprises, and related markets/verticals. It also offers fixed networking solutions, such as copper based solutions; fiber-to-the-home solutions, including Ethernet point-to-point, gigabit passive optical networks, EPON, and 10 gigabit next generation fiber technologies; fiber access products, solutions, and services; and public switched telephone network transformation, ultra-broadband network design, deployment and operation, site implementation and outside plant, and multi-vendor maintenance services. In addition, the company provides network implementation, care, and professional services for mobile networks; and managed services, such as network and service management, build-operate-transfer model, hosting, analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud, and security operation services for the fixed, mobile, applications, Internet protocol (IP), and optical domains. Further, it offers network planning and optimization services to enhance the network performance and quality, and analytics-based services; and network architecture, integration, customization, and migration services. Additionally, the company provides IP/optical networking solutions, including IP routing and optical transport systems, software, and services; software solutions, such as customer experience management, network operations and management, communications and collaborations, policy and charging, as well as Cloud, IoT, security, and analytics platforms; and submarine networks and radio frequency systems. Nokia Corporation has a collaboration agreement with Filtronic. The company was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.

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