Comtech Telecommunications Corp. ($CMTL) And Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. ($GILT) Square Off

2019-08-16 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Radio And Television Broadcasting And Communications Equipment industry are trading: Comtech Telecommunications Corp. and Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.. While these two companies may have very different market capitalizations and balance sheets, they are worth comparing given how they are in the same sector. Below you’ll see how the different technical indicators differ between these two stocks, and we’ll also show what Trading View thinks of them based on the technical analysis. But before we get ahead of ourselves, please note that this is technical analysis only (ie. analyzing how these companies are trading, not digging into the company fundamentals), and therefore you should not rely only on this to guide you on whether you should buy or sell anything – take it with a grain of salt only, and pay attention to the disclaimer below. With that said, many traders find value in technical analysis and others even swear by it, so if that is you, I hope my analysis will be of use to you. Let’s get to it…

First things first: during its last day of trading, Comtech Telecommunications Corp. opened at 27.61, got to a maximum price of 27.61 and dropped to as low as 26.66 before finishing the session at 26.9. In total there were 65100 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., which opened at 7.71, had a high of 7.71, a low of 7.6, closed at 7.67 and had a total volume of 18800.

VOLUME ANALYSIS: Generally, the higher the volume indicators are, the better – you need liquidity to trade, after all. All of the volume indicators are as follows… (click here for an explanation on volume)

Volume Indicator Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.
Accumulation-distribution index 150.49131 8114.574
on-balance volume 27.61 8.0
chaikin money flow

2.23241 1.30716
force index

1.855 0.5005
ease of movement rating

-0.00318 -0.00038
volume-price trend

1.73347 -0.7806
negative volume index

1000.0 1000.0

VOLATILITY ANALYSIS: Now to compare the volatility between these two companies… (click here for an explanation on volatility)

Volatility Indicator Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.
Average true range 0.40982 0.12887
Bolinger bands 27.96167 8.13598
Upper bollinger band 26.03833 7.34402
Lower bollinger band

26.66 7.6
Bollinger high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Bollinger high low indicator

1.0 1.0
Central keltner channel

27.29333 7.67333
High band keltner channel

27.29333 7.67333
Low band keltner channel

27.29333 7.67333
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

26.66 7.6
Donchain channel low band

26.66 7.6
Donchain channel high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel low band indicator

1.0 1.0

TREND ANALYSIS: Now for the most interesting and detailed part, the trend. Where is the stock actually going? Let’s compare the indicators… (click here for an explanation on trend)

Trend Indicator Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd 0.00628
MACD signal 0.00848 0.00349
MACD difference 0.00678 0.00279
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

26.66 7.6
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

26.66 7.6
Average Directional Movement Index (ADX)

unknown unknown
ADX positive

20.0 20.0
ADX negative

20.0 20.0
positive Vortex Indicator (VI)

1.0 1.0
negative VI

1.0 1.0
trend vortex difference

0.09024 0.21342
trix

2.71989 -9.21698
Mass Index (MI)

1.8 2.44
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

66.66667 66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

-1.6391 0.86904
KST Oscillator (KST)

65.50919 -102.61386
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

65.50919 -102.61386
KST difference

6.79432 8.2654
Ichimoku rating

27.61 7.71
Ichimoku B rating

27.61 7.71
Ichimoku visual trend A

25.9679 8.52765
Ichimoku visual trend B

26.79534 8.43224
Aroon Indicator (AI)

4.0 4.0
AI indicator down

4.0 4.0
AI difference

4.0 4.0

MOMENTUM ANALYSIS: What about momentum? Let’s dive into it… (click here for an explanation on momentum)

Momentum Indicator Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 50.0 50.0
Money Flow Index (MFI) 100.0 52.7303
True Strength Index (TSI) 100.0 -100.0
ultimate oscillator

63.3077 -14.49197
stochastic oscillator

50.0 50.0
stochastic oscillator signal

50.0 50.0
Williams %R rating

-50.0 -50.0
awesome oscillator

0.0992 0.149

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for Comtech Telecommunications Corp. and Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd..

Daily return 6.55092 -10.26139
Daily log return 2.51865 3.61797
Cumulative return 2.55064 3.68421

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing Comtech Telecommunications Corp. and Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. together. But what does all of the above mean? Various technical indicators above are positive, while others are negative, and if we want to decide overall if the technical analysis indicates a bullish or bearish chart, we have to consider all of them together. That’s what the Trading View widget below can do, so let’s see what it says considering all these indicators. First, here’s Comtech Telecommunications Corp.:

The verdict above will consider all these technical indicators and consider which are strong and weak, and then put them all together to come up with a conclusion stating whether CMTL is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether Comtech Telecommunications Corp. is a good investment! None of these indicators consider the company fundamentals. All of this data is based on how it trades only. Now with that out of the way, let’s compare it with Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.

So there you have it. We hope you have found this analysis useful, and if you see any errors or have any feedback, please comment below.

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DISCLAIMER: We are not registered investment advisers and the above analysis should be taken at face value only. We strongly advise against buying or selling anything based solely on our analysis above, and are not responsible for any losses that you may incur if you choose make any investment decisions based on the above.

Abigale Lormen

Abigale is a Masters in Business Administration by education. After completing her post-graduation, Abigale jumped the journalism bandwagon as a freelance journalist. Soon after that she landed a job of reporter and has been climbing the news industry ladder ever since to reach the post of editor at amarketreportsjournal.
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