Analyzing Liberty Latin America (LILA) and Its Rivals
Liberty Latin America (NASDAQ: LILA) is one of 36 publicly-traded companies in the “Wireless Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Liberty Latin America to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.
This table compares Liberty Latin America and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Liberty Latin America||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Liberty Latin America Competitors||-314.55%||-2.07%||-8.92%|
This table compares Liberty Latin America and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Liberty Latin America||$3.59 billion||N/A||-4.27|
|Liberty Latin America Competitors||$27.01 billion||$2.34 billion||-193.11|
Liberty Latin America’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Liberty Latin America. Liberty Latin America is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
21.8% of Liberty Latin America shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.4% 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.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Liberty Latin America and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Liberty Latin America||2||3||1||0||1.83|
|Liberty Latin America Competitors||573||1806||2008||70||2.35|
Liberty Latin America currently has a consensus price target of $25.00, indicating a potential upside of 17.21%. As a group, “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 34.31%. Given Liberty Latin America’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Liberty Latin America has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Liberty Latin America competitors beat Liberty Latin America on 7 of the 11 factors compared.
Liberty Latin America Company Profile
Liberty Latin America Ltd is a telecommunications company. The Company is focused on offering communications and entertainment services that deliver to residential and business customers include video, broadband Internet, telephony and mobile services. The Company offers a triple play of bundled services of digital video, Internet and telephony in one subscription. The Company’s business products and services include enterprise-grade connectivity, data center, hosting and managed solutions, as well as information technology (IT) solutions. It also operates an extensive sub-sea and terrestrial fiber optic cable network that connects.
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