NTT Docomo (DCMYY) vs. Its Competitors Head-To-Head Analysis

NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS: DCMYY) is one of 43 publicly-traded companies in the “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare NTT Docomo to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares NTT Docomo and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
NTT Docomo $596.18 billion $6.70 billion 14.29
NTT Docomo Competitors $18.71 billion $268.52 million 10.33

NTT Docomo has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. NTT Docomo is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Risk and Volatility

NTT Docomo has a beta of 0.2, meaning that its share price is 80% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NTT Docomo’s peers have a beta of 1.01, meaning that their average share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.3% of NTT Docomo shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.7% of shares of all “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.8% of shares of all “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares NTT Docomo and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NTT Docomo 16.01% 13.38% 10.12%
NTT Docomo Competitors -313.12% -12.17% -8.74%


NTT Docomo pays an annual dividend of $0.77 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. NTT Docomo pays out 42.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 43.5% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. NTT Docomo is clearly a better dividend stock than its peers, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for NTT Docomo and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NTT Docomo 0 0 0 0 N/A
NTT Docomo Competitors 375 1505 1990 115 2.46

As a group, “Radio & t.v. communications equipment” companies have a potential upside of 22.82%. Given NTT Docomo’s peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe NTT Docomo has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


NTT Docomo beats its peers on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About NTT Docomo

NTT DOCOMO, INC., a telecommunications company, provides various mobile services in Japan and internationally. The company offers iPhone, iPad, smartphone, tablet, and feature phone products and services under the docomo name, as well as d POINT CLUB, a point program. It also provides technical and operational services to mobile operators and other companies. In addition, the company offers LTE, FOMA, and FOMA high-speed services; docomo Wi-Fi services; VoLTE voice call services; docomo Hikari, an optical Internet service; and docomo Shop services. It serves approximately 73 million customers through advanced wireless networks, including a LTE network and LTE-advanced network. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. NTT DOCOMO, INC. is a subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation.

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