Contrasting GRUPO TELEVISA/S (TV) & Liberty Media Formula One Series A (FWONA)


GRUPO TELEVISA/S (NYSE: TV) and Liberty Media Formula One Series A (NASDAQ:FWONA) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation.

Profitability

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This table compares GRUPO TELEVISA/S and Liberty Media Formula One Series A’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GRUPO TELEVISA/S 4.08% 3.86% 1.34%
Liberty Media Formula One Series A 18.55% 1.53% 0.80%

Dividends

GRUPO TELEVISA/S pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Liberty Media Formula One Series A does not pay a dividend. GRUPO TELEVISA/S pays out 19.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for GRUPO TELEVISA/S and Liberty Media Formula One Series A, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GRUPO TELEVISA/S 0 5 3 0 2.38
Liberty Media Formula One Series A 0 3 5 0 2.63

GRUPO TELEVISA/S presently has a consensus price target of $26.00, indicating a potential upside of 49.86%. Liberty Media Formula One Series A has a consensus price target of $39.67, indicating a potential upside of 28.87%. Given GRUPO TELEVISA/S’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe GRUPO TELEVISA/S is more favorable than Liberty Media Formula One Series A.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

54.9% of GRUPO TELEVISA/S shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 9.6% of Liberty Media Formula One Series A shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.3% of Liberty Media Formula One Series A shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Valuation & Earnings

This table compares GRUPO TELEVISA/S and Liberty Media Formula One Series A’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
GRUPO TELEVISA/S $5.00 billion 1.99 $239.79 million $0.41 42.32
Liberty Media Formula One Series A $1.78 billion 3.99 $1.35 billion $1.21 25.44

Liberty Media Formula One Series A has lower revenue, but higher earnings than GRUPO TELEVISA/S. Liberty Media Formula One Series A is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than GRUPO TELEVISA/S, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

GRUPO TELEVISA/S has a beta of 1.38, indicating that its share price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Liberty Media Formula One Series A has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Summary

Liberty Media Formula One Series A beats GRUPO TELEVISA/S on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

GRUPO TELEVISA/S Company Profile

Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. operates as a media company in the Spanish-speaking world. The company operates through four segments: Content, Sky, Cable, and Other Businesses. The Content segment is involved in the production of television programming and broadcasting of Channels 2, 4, 5, and 9; the sale of advertising time on programs; and the production of television programming and broadcasting for local television stations in Mexico and the United States, as well as Internet business. It also provides programming services for cable and pay-per-view television companies in Mexico, other countries in Latin America, the United States, and Europe; and licenses and syndicates television programming. The Sky segment offers direct-to-home broadcast satellite pay television services comprising program, installation, and equipment rental services to subscribers in Mexico, Central America, and the Dominican Republic; and national advertising sales. The Cable segment operates cable multiple system and telecommunication facilities. It provides basic and premium television subscription, pay-per-view, installation, Internet subscription, and telephone services, as well as local and national advertising sales. This segment also offers data and long-distance services solutions to carriers and other telecommunications service providers through its fiber-optic network. The Other Businesses segment operates in sports and show business promotion, soccer, feature film production and distribution, gaming, radio, publishing, and publishing distribution businesses. Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. was founded in 1990 and is based in Mexico City, Mexico.


Liberty Media Formula One Series A Company Profile

Formula One Group, through its subsidiaries, engages in the media and entertainment businesses in North America. Formula One Group was formerly known as The Liberty Media Group. The company is based in Englewood, Colorado. Formula One Group is a former subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.

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