ATN International (NASDAQ:ATNI) and Liberty Braves Group Series C (NASDAQ:BATRK) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares ATN International and Liberty Braves Group Series C’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ATN International 4.51% 3.10% 2.11%
Liberty Braves Group Series C N/A N/A N/A

Volatility and Risk

ATN International has a beta of 0.62, indicating that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Liberty Braves Group Series C has a beta of 1.21, indicating that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares ATN International and Liberty Braves Group Series C’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ATN International $481.19 million 2.34 $31.48 million $2.18 32.29
Liberty Braves Group Series C $386.00 million 2.80 -$20.27 million ($0.51) -53.25

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for ATN International and Liberty Braves Group Series C, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ATN International 1 1 1 0 2.00
Liberty Braves Group Series C 0 1 0 0 2.00

ATN International presently has a consensus target price of $61.33, suggesting a potential downside of 12.88%. Liberty Braves Group Series C has a consensus target price of $26.00, suggesting a potential downside of 4.27%. Given Liberty Braves Group Series C’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Liberty Braves Group Series C is more favorable than ATN International.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

65.9% of ATN International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.2% of Liberty Braves Group Series C shares are held by institutional investors. 32.8% of ATN International shares are held by company 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.

Dividends

ATN International pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Liberty Braves Group Series C does not pay a dividend. ATN International pays out 31.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

ATN International beats Liberty Braves Group Series C on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

ATN International Company Profile

ATN International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services in North America, Bermuda, and the Caribbean. It operates through U.S. Telecom, International Telecom, and Renewable Energy segments. The company offers wholesale wireless voice and data roaming services; wireline local telephone and data, video, and long-distance voice services; and facilities-based integrated voice and data communications, and wholesale transport services to enterprise and residential customers. It also provides wireless devices and accessories, including smartphones, feature phones, wireless hot spots, and various wireless solutions for small businesses; and sells original equipment manufacturer and after-market accessories, such as phone protection, battery charging solutions, and Bluetooth hands-free kits. In addition, the company develops, owns, and operates commercial distributed generation solar power systems; and owns and operates terrestrial and submarine fiber optic transport systems. It offers its services through direct sales force, retail stores, and independent dealers. The company was formerly known as Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc. and changed its name to ATN International, Inc. in June 2016. ATN International, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Beverly, Massachusetts.

Liberty Braves Group Series C Company Profile

The Liberty Braves Group, through its subsidiary, Braves Holdings, LLC, owns the Atlanta Braves Major League Baseball Club, stadium, and mixed use development project. The company is based in Englewood, Colorado. The Liberty Braves Group is a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.

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