T-Mobile US Inc. (TMUS)’s Financial Results Comparing With Spok Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SPOK)

Both T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ:TMUS) and Spok Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SPOK) are Wireless Communications companies, competing one another. We will compare their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
T-Mobile US Inc. 43.24B 1.44 2.89B 0.72 99.51
Spok Holdings Inc. 169.47M 1.57 1.48M 0.10 137.30

Table 1 shows gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of the two companies. Spok Holdings Inc. seems to has lower revenue and earnings compared to T-Mobile US Inc. The business that is more affordable between the two has a lower P/E ratio. T-Mobile US Inc.’s presently lower P/E ratio means it is more affordable than Spok Holdings Inc.


Table 2 represents T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ:TMUS) and Spok Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SPOK)’s net margins, return on assets and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
T-Mobile US Inc. 6.68% 12.1% 4.1%
Spok Holdings Inc. -0.87% -6.3% -5.3%

Volatility & Risk

T-Mobile US Inc.’s volatility measures that it’s 56.00% less volatile than S&P 500 due to its 0.44 beta. Spok Holdings Inc.’s 42.00% less volatile than S&P 500 volatility due to the company’s 0.58 beta.


0.8 and 0.7 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of T-Mobile US Inc. Its rival Spok Holdings Inc.’s Current and Quick Ratios are 2.7 and 2.7 respectively. Spok Holdings Inc. has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than T-Mobile US Inc.


Spok Holdings Inc. also pays out annual dividends at $0.5 per share and at a 3.64% dividend yield. No dividend is paid out by T-Mobile US Inc.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Roughly 35% of T-Mobile US Inc. shares are held by institutional investors while 86.4% of Spok Holdings Inc. are owned by institutional investors. About 0.4% of T-Mobile US Inc.’s share are held by insiders. On the other hand, insiders held about 1.2% of Spok Holdings Inc.’s 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)
T-Mobile US Inc. -1.92% 2.92% 3.96% 8.59% 15.75% 12.64%
Spok Holdings Inc. -3.17% -0.79% -10.03% -11.99% -13.38% 3.54%

For the past year T-Mobile US Inc. was more bullish than Spok Holdings Inc.


T-Mobile US Inc. beats on 10 of the 14 factors Spok Holdings Inc.

T-Mobile US, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides mobile communications services in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company offers voice, messaging, and data services to approximately 71 million customers in the postpaid, prepaid, and wholesale markets. It also provides wireless devices, including smartphones, tablets, and other mobile communication devices, as well as accessories that are manufactured by various suppliers. The company offers services, devices, and accessories under the T-Mobile and MetroPCS brands through its owned and operated retail stores, as well as Websites. T-Mobile US, Inc. also sells its devices and accessories to dealers and other third party distributors for resale through independent third-party retail outlets and various third-party Websites. As of December 31, 2016, it had approximately 2,000 T-Mobile and MetroPCS retail locations, including stores and kiosks. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. T-Mobile US, Inc. is as a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom Holding B.V.

Spok Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, Spok, Inc., provides various communications solutions to healthcare, government, and other enterprises in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East. The company provides one-way messaging, including numeric messaging services, which enable subscribers to receive messages comprising numbers, such as phone numbers; and alphanumeric messages, including numbers and letters that enable subscribers to receive text messages. It also offers two-way messaging services that enable subscribers to send and receive messages to and from other wireless messaging devices, such as pagers, personal digital assistants, and personal computers; and voice mail, personalized greeting, message storage and retrieval, and equipment loss and/or maintenance protection to one-way and two-way messaging subscribers. In addition, the company develops, sells, and supports enterprise-wide systems to automate, centralize, and standardize mission critical communications for contact centers, clinical alerting and notification, mobile communications, and messaging, as well as for public safety notifications. Further, it provides professional and customer support services, as well as ancillary services, such as voicemail and equipment loss or maintenance protection services; and sells devices to resellers who lease or resell them to their subscribers. The company serves businesses, professionals, management personnel, medical personnel, field sales personnel and service forces, members of the construction industry and construction trades, real estate brokers and developers, sales and service organizations, specialty trade organizations, manufacturing organizations, and government agencies. The company was formerly known as USA Mobility, Inc. and changed its name to Spok Holdings, Inc. in July 2014. Spok Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Springfield, Virginia.