Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSK) and Grupo Televisa SAB (NYSE:TV) are both broadcasting – nec companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and risk.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Comcast and Grupo Televisa SAB, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Grupo Televisa SAB||0||3||3||0||2.50|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Comcast and Grupo Televisa SAB’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Grupo Televisa SAB||$5.17 billion||2.10||$199.46 million||$0.39||48.51|
Grupo Televisa SAB has higher revenue and earnings than Comcast. Comcast is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Grupo Televisa SAB, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
57.9% of Grupo Televisa SAB shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Grupo Televisa SAB pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Comcast does not pay a dividend. Grupo Televisa SAB pays out 20.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Comcast and Grupo Televisa SAB’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Grupo Televisa SAB||4.85%||5.16%||1.73%|
Comcast beats Grupo Televisa SAB on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Comcast Corporation is a media and technology company. The Company has two primary businesses: Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Its Comcast Cable business operates in the Cable Communications segment. Its NBCUniversal business operates in four business segments: Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment and Theme Parks. Its Cable Communications segment consists of the operations of Comcast Cable, which provides video, high-speed Internet and voice services to residential customers under the XFINITY brand. Its Cable Networks segment consists of a portfolio of national cable networks. Its Broadcast Television segment operates the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks. Its Filmed Entertainment segment primarily produces, acquires, markets and distributes filmed entertainment across the world, and it also develops, produces and licenses live stage plays. Its Theme Parks segment consists primarily of its Universal theme parks in Orlando, Florida and Hollywood, California.
About Grupo Televisa SAB
Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. is a media company in the international entertainment business. The Company operates in four business segments: Content, Sky, Telecommunications, and Other Businesses. It operates four broadcast channels in Mexico City and has affiliated stations throughout the country. It produces pay-television channels with national and international feeds, throughout Latin America, the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. It exports its programs and formats to television networks around the world. It is also a Spanish-language magazine publisher. Its pay-television channels include three music, six movie, seven variety and entertainment channels and two sports channels. Its programs include telenovelas, newscasts, situation comedies, game shows, reality shows, children’s programs, comedy and variety programs, musical and cultural events, movies and educational programming. Its programming also includes broadcasts of special events and sports events in Mexico.
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