SKY (OTCMKTS: SKYAY) is one of 21 public companies in the “Television broadcasting stations” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare SKY to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, earnings and profitability.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares SKY and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SKY||$16.50 billion||$881.46 million||23.83|
|SKY Competitors||$3.96 billion||$355.86 million||18.01|
SKY pays an annual dividend of $1.29 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. SKY pays out 41.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Television broadcasting stations” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.0% and pay out 33.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. SKY lags its rivals as a dividend stock, given its lower dividend yield and higher payout ratio.
This table compares SKY and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.1% of SKY shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.5% of shares of all “Television broadcasting stations” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.0% of shares of all “Television broadcasting stations” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Risk & Volatility
SKY has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SKY’s rivals have a beta of 1.34, meaning that their average share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for SKY and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “Television broadcasting stations” companies have a potential upside of 38.53%. Given SKY’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe SKY has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
SKY rivals beat SKY on 10 of the 14 factors compared.
Sky plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in entertainment and communications businesses. The company offers pay television broadcasting and home communications services, including broadband and telephone services; over-the-top subscriptions; and HD, UHD, multiscreen, line rental, second smartcard, premium HD, and mobile TV, as well as on demand services, such as Catch Up TV and box sets. Sky plc serves approximately 22.5 million residential and commercial customers in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Germany, and Austria. The company was formerly known as British Sky Broadcasting Group plc and changed its name to Sky plc in November 2014. Sky plc was incorporated in 1988 and is headquartered in Isleworth, the United Kingdom.
Receive News & Ratings for SKY Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for SKY and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.