Liberty Broadband Corporation (NASDAQ: LBRDA) and Liberty Broadband Corporation (NASDAQ:LBRDK) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Liberty Broadband Corporation and Liberty Broadband Corporation’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Liberty Broadband Corporation $30.00 million 566.46 -$10.84 million $0.17 549.76
Liberty Broadband Corporation $30.00 million 572.16 -$10.84 million $0.17 555.29

Liberty Broadband Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Liberty Broadband Corporation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Liberty Broadband Corporation and Liberty Broadband Corporation, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Liberty Broadband Corporation 0 0 3 0 3.00
Liberty Broadband Corporation 0 1 0 0 2.00

Liberty Broadband Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $111.67, suggesting a potential upside of 19.48%. Liberty Broadband Corporation has a consensus price target of $95.00, suggesting a potential upside of 0.64%. Given Liberty Broadband Corporation’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Liberty Broadband Corporation is more favorable than Liberty Broadband Corporation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

11.9% of Liberty Broadband Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 53.2% of Liberty Broadband Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.1% of Liberty Broadband Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.8% of Liberty Broadband Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Liberty Broadband Corporation and Liberty Broadband Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Liberty Broadband Corporation 106.55% 0.38% 0.33%
Liberty Broadband Corporation 106.55% 0.38% 0.33%

Volatility & Risk

Liberty Broadband Corporation has a beta of 1.43, suggesting that its stock price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Liberty Broadband Corporation has a beta of 1.4, suggesting that its stock price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

About Liberty Broadband Corporation

Liberty Broadband Corporation holds interest in Charter Communications, Inc. (Charter) and its subsidiary Skyhook Holding, Inc. (Skyhook). The Company’s segments include Skyhook, Charter, and Corporate and other. Skyhook provides a wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi)-based location platform focused on providing positioning technology and contextual location intelligence solutions. Charter is an equity method investment that provides cable services in the United States, offering a range of entertainment, information and communications solutions to residential and commercial customers. Charter offers its customers subscription-based video services, including video on demand (VOD), high definition television, and digital video recorder service, Internet services and voice services. Skyhook’s Wi-Fi location solution can be used to help carriers and emergency personnel offer E-9-1-1 services domestically. Charter offers broadband communications solutions for businesses and carrier organizations.

About Liberty Broadband Corporation

Liberty Broadband Corporation holds interest in Charter Communications, Inc. (Charter) and its subsidiary Skyhook Holding, Inc. (Skyhook). The Company’s segments include Skyhook, Charter, and Corporate and other. Skyhook provides a wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi)-based location platform focused on providing positioning technology and contextual location intelligence solutions. Charter is an equity method investment that provides cable services in the United States, offering a range of entertainment, information and communications solutions to residential and commercial customers. Charter offers its customers subscription-based video services, including video on demand (VOD), high definition television, and digital video recorder service, Internet services and voice services. Skyhook’s Wi-Fi location solution can be used to help carriers and emergency personnel offer E-9-1-1 services domestically. Charter offers broadband communications solutions for businesses and carrier organizations.

Receive News & Ratings for Liberty Broadband Corporation Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Liberty Broadband Corporation and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.