Hemisphere Media Group (NASDAQ:HMTV) and Vidaroo (OTCMKTS:VIDA) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Hemisphere Media Group and Vidaroo’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Hemisphere Media Group $124.46 million 4.18 -$13.43 million N/A N/A
Vidaroo N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Vidaroo has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Hemisphere Media Group.

Volatility & Risk

Hemisphere Media Group has a beta of 0.26, meaning that its stock price is 74% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vidaroo has a beta of 3.41, meaning that its stock price is 241% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Hemisphere Media Group and Vidaroo, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hemisphere Media Group 0 0 1 0 3.00
Vidaroo 0 0 0 0 N/A

Hemisphere Media Group currently has a consensus price target of $17.00, indicating a potential upside of 28.50%. Given Hemisphere Media Group’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Hemisphere Media Group is more favorable than Vidaroo.

Profitability

This table compares Hemisphere Media Group and Vidaroo’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hemisphere Media Group -28.61% -9.55% -4.48%
Vidaroo N/A N/A N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

30.8% of Hemisphere Media Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 51.9% of Hemisphere Media Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Hemisphere Media Group beats Vidaroo on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Hemisphere Media Group Company Profile

Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. owns and operates Spanish-language cable television broadcasting networks and digital content platform in the United States and internationally. It operates Cinelatino, a cable movie network with approximately 20 million subscribers in the United States, Latin America, and Canada; WAPA, a broadcast television network and television content producer; and WAPA.TV, a broadband news and entertainment Website, as well as distributes WAPA2 Deportes, a sports television network in Puerto Rico. The company also operates WAPA America, a cable television network that serves 4.4 million subscribers in the United States; and Pasiones, a cable television network that offers telenovelas and serialized dramas to 4.5 million subscribers in the United States and 14.8 million subscribers in Latin America. In addition, it operates Centroamerica TV, a cable television network that offers news and entertainment, and soccer programming to 4.1 million subscribers in Central America; and Television Dominicana, a cable television network that provides news and entertainment to approximately 1.9 million subscribers in the Dominican Republic. Further, the company operates Canal 1, a television network in Colombia; and Pantaya, a cross-platform Spanish-language digital subscription service that offers Spanish-language films. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida.

Vidaroo Company Profile

Vidaroo Corporation, a video technology company, engages in licensing an online video platform and performing professional video production activities. It operates and licenses an online video platform under a software-as-a-service model that consists of a series of Web-based applications, a centralized user console, and an application for the management of the platform. The company's video platform is divided into two editions comprising Publisher, which is divided into a series of modules; and Enterprise edition that allows management of multiple content destinations. It licenses its video platform in on-demand and enterprise programs. The company's video platform provides video management, live streaming, content delivery and syndication, player functionality, social destination, analytics, and advertising capabilities. It is also involved in the creation and support of video imagery in the entertainment business; and support of video production for traditional media and corporate presentations, and in-house production of content. The company was formerly known as Gen2Media Corporation and changed its name to Vidaroo Corporation in April 2010. Vidaroo Corporation is based in Winter Garden, Florida.

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