Liberty Braves Group Series B (OTCMKTS:BATRB) and LICT (OTCMKTS:LICT) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Liberty Braves Group Series B and LICT, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Liberty Braves Group Series B 0 0 0 0 N/A
LICT 0 0 0 0 N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of Liberty Braves Group Series B shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.4% of LICT shares are held by institutional investors. 26.1% of LICT shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Liberty Braves Group Series B and LICT’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Liberty Braves Group Series B $442.00 million 0.07 $5.00 million N/A N/A
LICT $115.82 million 3.02 $25.59 million N/A N/A

LICT has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Liberty Braves Group Series B.

Risk & Volatility

Liberty Braves Group Series B has a beta of 0.76, meaning that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LICT has a beta of 0.23, meaning that its stock price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Liberty Braves Group Series B and LICT’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Liberty Braves Group Series B -3.16% -0.07% -0.03%
LICT 21.58% N/A N/A

Summary

LICT beats Liberty Braves Group Series B on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Liberty Braves Group Series B Company Profile

The Liberty Braves Group, through its subsidiary, Braves Holdings, LLC, owns the Atlanta Braves Major League Baseball Club, stadium, and mixed use development project. The company is based in Englewood, Colorado. The Liberty Braves Group is a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.

LICT Company Profile

LICT Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides broadband and voice services to residential, commercial, and governmental customers. The company offers high speed broadband services, including Internet access through copper-based digital subscriber lines (DSL), fiber optic facilities, fixed wireless, and cable modems; video services through traditional cable television services and Internet protocol television services; voice over Internet protocol; wireless communications; and other related telecommunications services. It operates in California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Wisconsin. As of December 31, 2017, it had a total of 33,661 voice lines, including access and competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC); 4,358 miles of fiber optic cable; 11,702 miles of copper cable; and 605 miles of coaxial cable. The company was formerly known as Lynch Interactive Corporation and changed its name to LICT Corporation in March 2007. LICT Corporation was incorporated in 1996 and is based in Rye, New York.

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