Grupo Televisa (NYSE: TV) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Broadcasting” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Grupo Televisa to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Grupo Televisa and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Grupo Televisa $5.17 billion $199.46 million 47.85
Grupo Televisa Competitors $12.55 billion $1.47 billion 103.09

Grupo Televisa’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Grupo Televisa. Grupo Televisa is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Grupo Televisa and its rivals’ 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%
Grupo Televisa Competitors -9.54% 9.20% 2.31%

Dividends

Grupo Televisa pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Grupo Televisa pays out 20.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Broadcasting” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.7% and pay out 58.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

66.8% of Grupo Televisa shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.1% of shares of all “Broadcasting” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.2% of shares of all “Broadcasting” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Grupo Televisa has a beta of 1.27, indicating that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Grupo Televisa’s rivals have a beta of 1.59, indicating that their average stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Grupo Televisa and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Grupo Televisa 0 3 1 0 2.25
Grupo Televisa Competitors 146 824 1889 41 2.63

Grupo Televisa presently has a consensus price target of $27.00, suggesting a potential upside of 44.69%. As a group, “Broadcasting” companies have a potential upside of 16.56%. Given Grupo Televisa’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Grupo Televisa is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

Grupo Televisa rivals beat Grupo Televisa on 11 of the 15 factors compared.

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.

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