Head to Head Comparison: Liberty Broadband (LBRDK) versus The Competition

Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ: LBRDK) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Cable & other pay television services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Liberty Broadband to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

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This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Liberty Broadband and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Liberty Broadband 0 1 0 0 2.00
Liberty Broadband Competitors 290 1471 2269 74 2.52

Liberty Broadband currently has a consensus price target of $95.00, suggesting a potential upside of 15.26%. As a group, “Cable & other pay television services” companies have a potential upside of 24.24%. Given Liberty Broadband’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Liberty Broadband has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

54.6% of Liberty Broadband shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.1% of shares of all “Cable & other pay television services” companies are held by institutional investors. 10.8% of Liberty Broadband shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.6% of shares of all “Cable & other pay television services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Liberty Broadband and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Liberty Broadband $13.09 million $2.03 billion 13.74
Liberty Broadband Competitors $12.88 billion $1.94 billion 53.67

Liberty Broadband’s peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Liberty Broadband. Liberty Broadband 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.

Risk and Volatility

Liberty Broadband has a beta of 1.4, suggesting that its stock price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Liberty Broadband’s peers have a beta of 1.23, suggesting that their average stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Liberty Broadband and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Liberty Broadband 15,532.30% 22.65% 20.03%
Liberty Broadband Competitors 1,299.83% 26.80% 3.67%

Summary

Liberty Broadband peers beat Liberty Broadband on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Liberty Broadband Company Profile

Liberty Broadband Corp. operates as a holding company, which engages in cable services and wireless telecommunications businesses. It operates through its subsidiaries, Charter Communications, Inc and TruePosition, Inc. The company was founded on November 4, 2014 is headquartered on Englewood, CO.

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