Comparing of Akoustis Technologies Inc. (AKTS) and Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ:GILT)

Akoustis Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:AKTS) and Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ:GILT), are influenced by contrast since they are both players in the Communication Equipment. These factors are particularly influence the analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation of the two firms.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Akoustis Technologies Inc. 8 0.00 24.29M -1.19 0.00
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. 8 0.00 27.25M 0.34 24.50

Table 1 demonstrates Akoustis Technologies Inc. and Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.


Table 2 shows us Akoustis Technologies Inc. and Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Akoustis Technologies Inc. 313,015,463.92% -135.5% -73.9%
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. 338,089,330.02% 8.3% 4.9%

Risk and Volatility

Akoustis Technologies Inc. is 21.00% less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500 due to its 0.79 beta. From a competition point of view, Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. has a 0.62 beta which is 38.00% less volatile compared to Standard & Poor’s 500.


Akoustis Technologies Inc. has a Current Ratio of 12.8 and a Quick Ratio of 12.7. Competitively, Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.’s Current Ratio is 1.5 and has 1.4 Quick Ratio. Akoustis Technologies Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

The shares of both Akoustis Technologies Inc. and Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. are owned by institutional investors at 34.4% and 25.7% respectively. 12.9% are Akoustis Technologies Inc.’s share held by insiders. Comparatively, 13.2% are Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.’s share held by insiders.


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)
Akoustis Technologies Inc. 0.52% -7.18% -8.92% -23.32% -27.52% 17.1%
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. -0.36% -0.48% -7.1% -7.55% -1.3% -9.06%

For the past year Akoustis Technologies Inc. had bullish trend while Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. had bearish trend.


On 8 of the 10 factors Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. beats Akoustis Technologies Inc.

Akoustis Technologies, Inc. engages in developing, designing, and manufacturing radio frequency (RF) filter products for the mobile wireless device industries. It offers RF filters for mobile wireless devices, such as smartphones and tablets, cellular infrastructure equipment, and WiFi premise equipment. The company focuses on manufacturing and commercializing its patented Bulk ONE acoustic wave technology to address the frequency-selectivity requirements in mobile smartphones, enhancing the efficiency and signal quality of mobile wireless devices and enabling The Internet of Things. Akoustis Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Huntersville, North Carolina.

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides broadband satellite communication (Satcom) network solutions and services worldwide. The company designs, manufactures, and provides network management and equipment for Satcom, as well as professional services to satellite and Telcos. Its equipment consists of very small aperture terminals, solid-state power amplifiers, block up converters, low-profile antennas, and on-the-move/on-the-pause terminals. In addition, the company offers various solutions, including fully managed Satcom, satellite capacity, network planning and optimization, remote network operation, call center support, and hub and field operations. Further, it provides connectivity services, Internet access, and telephony services to enterprise, government, and residential customers over its own networks and over networks which Gilat installs based on build operate transfer contracts; and builds telecommunication infrastructure using fiber-optic and wireless technologies for broadband connectivity. Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. sells its products and solutions to communication service providers and operators, mobile network operators, and system integrators, as well as to defense and homeland security organizations, and directly to end-users. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Petah Tikva, Israel.

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