America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: AMX) is one of 36 public companies in the “Wireless Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. 2 0 5 0 2.43
America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. Competitors 520 1681 1842 58 2.35

America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. presently has a consensus target price of $16.93, indicating a potential downside of 1.98%. As a group, “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 36.26%. Given America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V.’s peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. 4.49% 18.47% 3.26%
America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. Competitors -289.70% 0.43% -7.69%

Dividends

America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. pays an annual dividend of $0.17 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. pays out 24.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.8% and pay out 58.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

7.7% of America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.3% of shares of all “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.5% of shares of all “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. has a beta of 0.53, meaning that its stock price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V.’s peers have a beta of 0.86, meaning that their average stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. $52.35 billion $417.00 million 24.67
America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. Competitors $27.09 billion $1.51 billion -30.69

America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its peers. America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. 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.

Summary

America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. beats its peers on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. Company Profile

America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company. The Company provides telecommunications services. Its services include mobile and fixed-line voice services, wireless and fixed data services, Internet access and pay television, sales of equipment, accessories and computers, as well as other related services. Its segments are Mexico Wireless, Mexico Fixed, Brazil, Colombia, Southern Cone, Andean Region, Central America, the Caribbean, the United States and Europe. The Southern Cone segment includes Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. The Andean Region segment includes Ecuador and Peru. The Central America segment includes Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. The Caribbean segment includes the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. The Europe segment includes Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia. It operates in all of its geographic segments under the Claro brand, except in Mexico, the United States and Europe.

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