Grupo Televisa (NYSE: TV) and Liberty Braves Group (NASDAQ:BATRK) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Grupo Televisa and Liberty Braves Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Grupo Televisa 4.85% 5.16% 1.73%
Liberty Braves Group N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Grupo Televisa and Liberty Braves Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Grupo Televisa 0 4 2 0 2.33
Liberty Braves Group 1 0 0 0 1.00

Grupo Televisa currently has a consensus price target of $27.00, indicating a potential upside of 44.85%. Liberty Braves Group has a consensus price target of $25.00, indicating a potential upside of 13.33%. Given Grupo Televisa’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Grupo Televisa is more favorable than Liberty Braves Group.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

57.9% of Grupo Televisa shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.4% of Liberty Braves Group shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Grupo Televisa has a beta of 1.21, indicating that its stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Liberty Braves Group has a beta of 1.8, indicating that its stock price is 80% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Grupo Televisa pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Liberty Braves Group does not pay a dividend. Grupo Televisa pays out 20.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Grupo Televisa and Liberty Braves Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Grupo Televisa $5.17 billion 2.07 $199.46 million $0.39 47.79
Liberty Braves Group $262.00 million 3.22 -$53.92 million ($1.41) -15.65

Grupo Televisa has higher revenue and earnings than Liberty Braves Group. Liberty Braves Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Grupo Televisa, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Grupo Televisa beats Liberty Braves Group on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Grupo Televisa Company Profile

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.

Liberty Braves Group Company Profile

Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies, which are engaged in the media and entertainment industries. The Company’s principal businesses and assets include its consolidated subsidiaries Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRIUS XM) and Braves Holdings, LLC (Braves Holdings), and its equity affiliate Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (Live Nation). The Company’s segments are SIRIUS XM, and Corporate and other. SIRIUS XM provides a subscription-based satellite radio service. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company principally operates in North America. The Company also owns a portfolio of minority equity investments in publicly traded media companies, including Time Warner, Inc. and Viacom, Inc. SIRIUS XM transmits music, sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic and weather channels, as well as infotainment services, in the United States on a subscription fee basis through two satellite radio systems.

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