GCI Liberty (NASDAQ: GLIBA) is one of 74 public companies in the “Telephone communication, except radio” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare GCI Liberty to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, risk and analyst recommendations.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
88.5% of GCI Liberty shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.1% of shares of all “Telephone communication, except radio” companies are held by institutional investors. 8.0% of GCI Liberty shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 8.9% of shares of all “Telephone communication, except radio” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares GCI Liberty and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|GCI Liberty||$739.76 million||-$873.30 million||-35.91|
|GCI Liberty Competitors||$18.04 billion||$1.71 billion||20.71|
GCI Liberty’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than GCI Liberty. GCI Liberty is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares GCI Liberty and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|GCI Liberty Competitors||-9.68%||15.10%||3.22%|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for GCI Liberty and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|GCI Liberty Competitors||852||2329||2264||126||2.30|
GCI Liberty currently has a consensus target price of $67.25, indicating a potential upside of 18.54%. As a group, “Telephone communication, except radio” companies have a potential upside of 17.15%. Given GCI Liberty’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe GCI Liberty is more favorable than its rivals.
GCI Liberty rivals beat GCI Liberty on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
About GCI Liberty
GCI Liberty, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides various communication services in the United States. The company offers data, wireless, video, voice, and managed services to residential customers, businesses, governmental entities, and educational and medical institutions. It also operates a digital invitation platform that provides custom display advertising, native advertising content, custom video, and brand partnership services. The company is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.
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