Reviewing The Liberty Braves Group (BATRA)’s and Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE:EVC)’s results

We will be comparing the differences between The Liberty Braves Group (NASDAQ:BATRA) and Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE:EVC) as far as risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership are concerned. The two businesses are rivals in the Broadcasting – TV industry.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
The Liberty Braves Group 442.00M 3.09 5.00M -0.18 0.00
Entravision Communications Corporation 297.82M 0.84 12.16M 0.01 391.00

Table 1 shows the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation for The Liberty Braves Group and Entravision Communications Corporation.

Profitability

Table 2 demonstrates the return on assets, net margins and return on equity of The Liberty Braves Group and Entravision Communications Corporation.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
The Liberty Braves Group 1.13% -2.3% -0.5%
Entravision Communications Corporation 4.08% 5.4% 2.4%

Liquidity

The Liberty Braves Group has a Current Ratio of 6 and a Quick Ratio of 6. Competitively, Entravision Communications Corporation’s Current Ratio is 5.4 and has 5.4 Quick Ratio. The Liberty Braves Group’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Entravision Communications Corporation.

Dividends

Entravision Communications Corporation offers an annual dividend of $0.2 per share, bundled with 6.92% dividend yield. The Liberty Braves Group does not offer a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

The Liberty Braves Group and Entravision Communications Corporation has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 79.4% and 79.7%. Insiders held roughly 3.81% of The Liberty Braves Group’s shares. Insiders Comparatively, held 2.8% of Entravision Communications Corporation shares.

Performance

In this table we provide 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 Liberty Braves Group -4.84% 2.95% 10.52% 5.16% 19.81% 12.03%
Entravision Communications Corporation -1.26% -0.76% 18.84% -22.57% -38.43% 34.36%

For the past year The Liberty Braves Group has weaker performance than Entravision Communications Corporation

Summary

Entravision Communications Corporation beats on 9 of the 12 factors The Liberty Braves Group.

Entravision Communications Corporation operates as a media company that reaches and engages Hispanics across media channels and advertising platforms in the United States and certain border markets of Mexico. The company operates through three segments: Television Broadcasting, Radio Broadcasting, and Digital Media. It owns and operates television stations that broadcast drama shows, talk shows, novelas, entertainment magazines, news magazines, national news, specials, late news, childrenÂ’s programs, sports, reality, comedy shows, and movies. The company also owns and operates radio stations that broadcast advertising, news, traffic, weather, promotions, and community events. In addition, it operates a proprietary technology and data platform that delivers digital advertising solutions in various advertising formats. As of December 31, 2016, the company owned and/or operated 54 primary television stations located primarily in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Kansas, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Washington, D.C.; and 49 operational radio stations consisting of 38 FM and 11 AM in 18 markets located primarily in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas. Entravision Communications Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

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