Comparison of The Walt Disney Company (DIS) and Liquid Media Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:YVR)

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and Liquid Media Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:YVR) have been rivals in the Entertainment – Diversified for quite some time. Below is a review of each business including various aspects such as profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
The Walt Disney Company 59.76B 4.06 13.46B 7.24 15.80
Liquid Media Group Ltd. N/A 0.00 N/A -6.02 0.00

In table 1 we can see The Walt Disney Company and Liquid Media Group Ltd.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Profitability

Table 2 has The Walt Disney Company and Liquid Media Group Ltd.’s net margins, return on assets and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
The Walt Disney Company 22.52% 23% 11.1%
Liquid Media Group Ltd. 0.00% -991.6% -317.9%

Volatility & Risk

The Walt Disney Company has a beta of 0.92 and its 8.00% less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500. From a competition point of view, Liquid Media Group Ltd. has a 1.8 beta which is 80.00% more volatile compared to Standard & Poor’s 500.

Dividends

The annual dividend that The Walt Disney Company pay is $0.88 per share with a dividend yield of 0.66%. No dividend is paid out by Liquid Media Group Ltd.

Analyst Ratings

Ratings and Recommendations for The Walt Disney Company and Liquid Media Group Ltd. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
The Walt Disney Company 0 0 9 3.00
Liquid Media Group Ltd. 0 0 0 0.00

$151.56 is The Walt Disney Company’s consensus target price while its potential upside is 12.53%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors owned 66% of The Walt Disney Company shares and 1.4% of Liquid Media Group Ltd. shares. 0.1% are The Walt Disney Company’s share owned by insiders. Insiders Competitively, owned 21.6% of Liquid Media Group Ltd. shares.

Performance

In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
The Walt Disney Company 0.65% 2.52% -1.52% 1.67% 11.47% 4.27%
Liquid Media Group Ltd. 11.49% 17.85% -5.72% -46.26% -57.69% 33.03%

For the past year The Walt Disney Company was less bullish than Liquid Media Group Ltd.

Summary

The Walt Disney Company beats on 11 of the 12 factors Liquid Media Group Ltd.

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates cable programming services under the brand ESPN, Disney, and Freeform; broadcast businesses, which include the ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; radio businesses consisting of the ESPN Radio network; and the Radio Disney network. It also produces and sells original live-action and animated television programming to first-run syndication and other television markets, as well as subscription video on demand services and in home entertainment formats, such as DVD, Blu-Ray, and electric home video license. Its Parks and Resorts segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and the Disneyland Resort in California. This segment also operates Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii, Disney Vacation Club, Disney Cruise Line, and Adventures by Disney; and manages Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, and Shanghai Disney Resort, as well as licenses its intellectual property to a third party for the operations of the Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan. The company's Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution in the theatrical, home entertainment, and television markets primarily under the Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Touchstone banners. This segment also produces stage plays and musical recordings; licenses and produces live entertainment events; and provides visual and audio effects, and other post-production services. Its Consumer Products & Interactive Media segment licenses its trade names, characters, and visual and literary properties; develops and publishes mobile games; and sells its products through The Disney Store, shopDisney.com, and shop.Marvel.com, as well as directly to retailers. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, California.

Liquid Media Group Ltd. does not have significant operations. It intends to operate as a media and entertainment company that connects mature production service companies into global studio, and producing content for all platforms. The company was formerly known as Liquid Entertainment Ltd. and changed its name to Liquid Media Group Ltd. in February 2017. The company is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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