Entercom Communications (NYSE:ETM) and MODERN MEDIA AC/SH SH (NASDAQ:MMDM) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.
This table compares Entercom Communications and MODERN MEDIA AC/SH SH’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|MODERN MEDIA AC/SH SH||N/A||40.92%||0.97%|
Entercom Communications has a beta of 1.07, indicating that its share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MODERN MEDIA AC/SH SH has a beta of -0.04, indicating that its share price is 104% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
83.8% of Entercom Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.6% of MODERN MEDIA AC/SH SH shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.2% of Entercom Communications shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 20.0% of MODERN MEDIA AC/SH SH shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Entercom Communications and MODERN MEDIA AC/SH SH’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Entercom Communications||$1.46 billion||0.60||-$361.43 million||$0.84||7.31|
|MODERN MEDIA AC/SH SH||N/A||N/A||$450,000.00||N/A||N/A|
MODERN MEDIA AC/SH SH has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Entercom Communications.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Entercom Communications and MODERN MEDIA AC/SH SH, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|MODERN MEDIA AC/SH SH||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Entercom Communications presently has a consensus target price of $8.25, suggesting a potential upside of 34.36%. Given Entercom Communications’ higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Entercom Communications is more favorable than MODERN MEDIA AC/SH SH.
Entercom Communications pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.9%. MODERN MEDIA AC/SH SH does not pay a dividend. Entercom Communications pays out 42.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Entercom Communications has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.
Entercom Communications beats MODERN MEDIA AC/SH SH on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Entercom Communications
Entercom Communications Corp. operates as a radio broadcasting company in the United States. The company owns and operates radio stations in various formats, such as news, sports, talk, classic rock, urban, adult contemporary, alternative, country, and others. As of February 20, 2018, it had a portfolio of approximately 235 radio stations, digital platforms, and live events. Entercom Communications Corp. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.
About MODERN MEDIA AC/SH SH
Modern Media Acquisition Corp. does not have significant operations. It intends to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, recapitalization, or other similar business combination with one or more businesses. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. Modern Media Acquisition Corp. is a subsidiary of Modern Media Sponsor, LLC.
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