Pointer Telocation Ltd. (PNTR) and Vislink Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:VISL) Contrasting side by side

This is therefore a comparing of the analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation in Pointer Telocation Ltd. (NASDAQ:PNTR) and Vislink Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:VISL). The two are both Communication Equipment companies that compete with one another.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Pointer Telocation Ltd. 75.16M 1.60 5.83M 0.84 17.25
Vislink Technologies Inc. 36.77M 0.09 14.19M -0.92 0.00

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation of Pointer Telocation Ltd. and Vislink Technologies Inc.


Table 2 provides us Pointer Telocation Ltd. and Vislink Technologies Inc.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pointer Telocation Ltd. 7.76% 10.8% 7.6%
Vislink Technologies Inc. -38.59% -128.9% -47.9%

Volatility & Risk

Pointer Telocation Ltd.’s volatility measures that it’s 54.00% less volatile than S&P 500 due to its 0.46 beta. Competitively, Vislink Technologies Inc.’s 19.00% volatility makes it less volatile than S&P 500, because of the 0.81 beta.


The current Quick Ratio of Pointer Telocation Ltd. is 1.5 while its Current Ratio is 1.9. Meanwhile, Vislink Technologies Inc. has a Current Ratio of 1.7 while its Quick Ratio is 0.7. Pointer Telocation Ltd. is better positioned to pay off its short-term and long-term debts than Vislink Technologies Inc.

Analyst Ratings

Ratings and Recommendations for Pointer Telocation Ltd. and Vislink Technologies Inc. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pointer Telocation Ltd. 0 1 0 2.00
Vislink Technologies Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

Pointer Telocation Ltd.’s consensus price target is $19.75, while its potential upside is 34.26%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors held 51.9% of Pointer Telocation Ltd. shares and 7.4% of Vislink Technologies Inc. shares. 18% are Pointer Telocation Ltd.’s share held by insiders. Competitively, insiders own roughly 5.2% of Vislink Technologies Inc.’s shares.


In this table we show 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)
Pointer Telocation Ltd. -5.36% -6.21% 13.2% 15.46% 8.54% 19.26%
Vislink Technologies Inc. -17.12% -29.95% -32.94% -51.23% -73.17% -26.69%

For the past year Pointer Telocation Ltd. had bullish trend while Vislink Technologies Inc. had bearish trend.


Pointer Telocation Ltd. beats on 12 of the 12 factors Vislink Technologies Inc.

Pointer Telocation Ltd. provides mobile resource management (MRM) products and services for the automotive, insurance industries, and other mobile tracking markets worldwide. It operates in three segments: Cellocator, MRM, and Roadside Assistance (RSA). The Cellocator segment designs, develops, and manufactures MRM products comprising asset tracking; fleet management; and stolen vehicle retrieval (SVR) products consisting of remote monitoring and control solutions, such as installation in vehicles, command and control center products, and communication infrastructure products. The MRM segment offers asset tracking, fleet management, and SVR services. The RSA segment provides roadside assistance services, such as towing services, temporary vehicle replacement services, and mobile automobile repair services, as well as vehicle body work and replacement parts installation services; and emergency home repair and other services, such as household plumbing repair services for insurance companies, including installation, water damage repair, and replacement of water heaters. The company was formerly known as Nexus Telocation Systems Ltd. and changed its name to Pointer Telocation Ltd. in January 2006. Pointer Telocation Ltd. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Rosh Haayin, Israel.

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