Sprint (NYSE:S) and Liberty Braves Group Series C (NASDAQ:BATRK) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Sprint and Liberty Braves Group Series C’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Sprint||$33.60 billion||0.86||-$1.94 billion||$0.01||710.00|
|Liberty Braves Group Series C||$442.00 million||2.42||$3.97 million||$0.10||269.70|
Volatility and Risk
Sprint has a beta of 0.17, indicating that its stock price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Liberty Braves Group Series C has a beta of 0.78, indicating that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Sprint and Liberty Braves Group Series C’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Liberty Braves Group Series C||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This is a summary of current recommendations for Sprint and Liberty Braves Group Series C, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Liberty Braves Group Series C||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Sprint presently has a consensus price target of $5.39, indicating a potential downside of 24.05%. Given Sprint’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Sprint is more favorable than Liberty Braves Group Series C.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
13.3% of Sprint shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.4% of Liberty Braves Group Series C shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of Sprint shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Sprint beats Liberty Braves Group Series C on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Sprint Company Profile
Sprint Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides various wireless and wireline communications products and services to consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands. It operates in two segments, Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment offers wireless data communication services, including mobile productivity applications, such as Internet access, messaging, and email services; wireless photo and video offerings; location-based capabilities comprising asset and fleet management, dispatch services, and navigation tools; and mobile entertainment applications. It also provides wireless voice communications services that include local and long-distance wireless voice services, as well as voicemail, call waiting, three-way calling, caller identification, and call forwarding services. In addition, this segment offers voice and data services internationally through roaming arrangements; and customized wireless services to large companies and government agencies, as well as sells handsets, tablets, and hotspots. The Wireline segment provides wireline voice and data communications, which comprises domestic and international data communications using various protocols, including multiprotocol label switching technologies, Internet protocol (IP), managed network services, Voice over IP, session initiated protocol, and traditional voice services to other communications companies and targeted business subscribers. Sprint Corporation offers its services under the Sprint, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, and Assurance Wireless brands. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. Sprint Corporation is a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp.
Liberty Braves Group Series C 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.
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