América Móvil (NYSE: AMOV) is one of 34 public companies in the “Wireless Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare América Móvil to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for América Móvil and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
América Móvil 0 1 0 0 2.00
América Móvil Competitors 530 1699 1866 61 2.35

As a group, “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 29.88%. Given América Móvil’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe América Móvil has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares América Móvil and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
América Móvil -3.37% -21.11% -2.41%
América Móvil Competitors -313.90% -3.39% -9.52%

Volatility and Risk

América Móvil has a beta of 0.66, suggesting that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, América Móvil’s peers have a beta of 0.85, suggesting that their average share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares América Móvil and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
América Móvil N/A N/A 30.72
América Móvil Competitors $27.09 billion $1.51 billion -196.65

América Móvil’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than América Móvil. América Móvil 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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

39.8% of shares of all “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 12.5% of shares of all “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

América Móvil peers beat América Móvil on 9 of the 11 factors compared.

About América Móvil

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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