Oi SA (NYSE: OIBR) is one of 47 public companies in the “Integrated Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Oi SA to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, profitability and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Oi SA and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Oi SA N/A N/A -2.35
Oi SA Competitors $16.24 billion $1.19 billion 2.12

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

59.3% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.3% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Oi SA has a beta of 2.22, suggesting that its share price is 122% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Oi SA’s peers have a beta of 0.32, suggesting that their average share price is 68% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Oi SA and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Oi SA 0 0 0 0 N/A
Oi SA Competitors 587 1692 2003 66 2.36

As a group, “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 48.76%. Given Oi SA’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Oi SA has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares Oi SA and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Oi SA -24.34% -49.64% -7.06%
Oi SA Competitors 1.07% -4.08% 1.52%

Summary

Oi SA peers beat Oi SA on 7 of the 8 factors compared.

About Oi SA

Oi S.A. is an integrated telecommunications service provider in Brazil. The Company is a switched fixed-line telephony services (STFC) concessionaire. It is engaged in the provision of STFC as a local and intraregional long-distance carrier. Its segments include Residential Services, Personal Mobility, and SMEs/Corporate. It offers a range of integrated telecommunications services that include fixed and mobile, broadband, pay television (TV), data transmission and Internet provider services. The Company’s Residential Services segment is focused on the sale of fixed telephony services, including voice services, data communication services (broadband), and pay TV. The Personal Mobility segment is focused on the sale of mobile telephony services to subscription and prepaid customers, and mobile broadband customer. The SMEs/Corporate segment includes corporate solutions offered to its small, medium-sized, and large corporate customers.

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