Internet Gold Golden Lines (NASDAQ:IGLD) and Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C (NASDAQ:LSXMK) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.
Volatility and Risk
Internet Gold Golden Lines has a beta of 1.37, suggesting that its share price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Internet Gold Golden Lines and Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Internet Gold Golden Lines||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C||0||0||2||0||3.00|
Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C has a consensus price target of $55.50, indicating a potential upside of 40.36%. Given Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C is more favorable than Internet Gold Golden Lines.
This table compares Internet Gold Golden Lines and Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Internet Gold Golden Lines||-8.07%||-56.13%||-3.47%|
|Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
79.0% of Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Internet Gold Golden Lines shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Internet Gold Golden Lines and Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Internet Gold Golden Lines||$2.49 billion||0.00||-$191.00 million||N/A||N/A|
|Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C||$5.77 billion||1.44||$423.75 million||$2.01||19.67|
Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C has higher revenue and earnings than Internet Gold Golden Lines.
Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C beats Internet Gold Golden Lines on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Internet Gold Golden Lines Company Profile
Internet Gold – Golden Lines Ltd. provides various telecommunications services in Israel. The company offers domestic fixed-line, cellular, and international communication services; Internet services; and multi-channel television, television and radio broadcasting, satellite broadcasting, and customer call center services. It also engages in the development and maintenance of communication infrastructure, as well as provision of communication services to other communications providers; online shopping and classified ads; and engages in the supply and maintenance of equipment on customer premises. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Ramat Gan, Israel. Internet Gold – Golden Lines Ltd. is a subsidiary of Eurocom Communications Ltd.
Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C Company Profile
The Liberty SiriusXM Group, through its subsidiary, Sirius XM Holdings Inc., transmits music, sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic, and weather channels in the United States and Canada. The company also provides infotainment services; and streaming services through applications for mobile and home devices, and other consumer electronic equipment, as well as online. In addition, it offers connected vehicle services; and Travel Link, a suite of data services that include graphical weather, fuel prices, sports schedules and scores, and movie listings. Further, the company engages in the direct sale of satellite radios and accessories. It distributes its satellite radios through automakers, as well as through its retailers and Website; and provides satellite radio services to customers of rental car companies. As of December 31, 2018, it had approximately 34 million subscribers. The company is based in Englewood, Colorado. The Liberty SiriusXM Group is a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.
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