Comparing Entravision Communication (EVC) and Liberty Media Formula One Series B (FWONB)

Entravision Communication (NYSE:EVC) and Liberty Media Formula One Series B (OTCMKTS:FWONB) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends and valuation.

Dividends

Entravision Communication pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Liberty Media Formula One Series B does not pay a dividend. Entravision Communication pays out 11.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Entravision Communication has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years.

Volatility and Risk

Entravision Communication has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its share price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Liberty Media Formula One Series B has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Entravision Communication and Liberty Media Formula One Series B’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Entravision Communication $536.03 million 0.85 $176.29 million $1.73 2.97
Liberty Media Formula One Series B $1.78 billion 4.11 $255.00 million N/A N/A

Liberty Media Formula One Series B has higher revenue and earnings than Entravision Communication.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

61.9% of Entravision Communication shares are held by institutional investors. 21.0% of Entravision Communication shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Entravision Communication and Liberty Media Formula One Series B’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Entravision Communication 31.54% 46.10% 20.84%
Liberty Media Formula One Series B 20.90% N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Entravision Communication and Liberty Media Formula One Series B, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Entravision Communication 0 0 2 0 3.00
Liberty Media Formula One Series B 0 0 0 0 N/A

Entravision Communication presently has a consensus target price of $6.00, indicating a potential upside of 16.73%. Given Entravision Communication’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Entravision Communication is more favorable than Liberty Media Formula One Series B.

Summary

Entravision Communication beats Liberty Media Formula One Series B on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Entravision Communication Company Profile

Entravision Communications Corporation operates as a media company that reaches and engages Hispanics across media channels and advertising platforms primarily in the United States, Spain, Mexico, Argentina, and other Latin America countries. The company operates through three segments: Television Broadcasting, Radio Broadcasting, and Digital Media. Its portfolio encompasses integrated marketing and media solutions comprising television, radio, and digital properties, as well as data analytics services. The company also provides a suite of digital advertising solutions, including the Headway digital programmatic advertising platform, the Mobrain mobile advertising platform, and the Pulpo media advertising network, which allows advertisers to reach and engage with their target audiences by providing access to premium digital inventory at scale across a wide range of devices. As of March 14, 2018, the company owned and operated 55 primary television stations; and 49 primarily Spanish-language radio stations. Entravision Communications Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

Liberty Media Formula One Series B Company Profile

Formula One Group, through its subsidiaries, engages in the media and entertainment businesses in North America. Formula One Group was formerly known as The Liberty Media Group. The company is based in Englewood, Colorado. Formula One Group is a former subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.

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