Liberty Media Formula One Series B (OTCMKTS:FWONB) and E. W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Liberty Media Formula One Series B and E. W. Scripps’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Liberty Media Formula One Series B||$1.83 billion||4.56||$531.00 million||N/A||N/A|
|E. W. Scripps||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Liberty Media Formula One Series B and E. W. Scripps, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Liberty Media Formula One Series B||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|E. W. Scripps||0||2||3||0||2.60|
E. W. Scripps has a consensus target price of $20.33, indicating a potential downside of 5.86%. Given E. W. Scripps’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe E. W. Scripps is more favorable than Liberty Media Formula One Series B.
This table compares Liberty Media Formula One Series B and E. W. Scripps’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Liberty Media Formula One Series B||-8.21%||-0.69%||-0.37%|
|E. W. Scripps||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
77.7% of E. W. Scripps shares are held by institutional investors. 4.2% of E. W. Scripps shares are held by company 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.
E. W. Scripps pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Liberty Media Formula One Series B does not pay a dividend.
E. W. Scripps beats Liberty Media Formula One Series B on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Liberty Media Formula One Series B
Formula One Group operates in the motorsports business. It holds commercial rights for the world championship, a motor race-based competition in which teams compete for the constructors' championship and drivers compete for the drivers' championship. The company is based in Englewood, Colorado.
About E. W. Scripps
The E.W. Scripps Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a media enterprise through a portfolio of local and national media brands. Its Local Media segment operates broadcast television stations, which produce news, information, and entertainment content, as well as its related digital operations. This segment also runs network programming, syndicated programming, and original programming. The company's National Media segment offers content services through apps on Internet-connected devices, such as computers, gaming consoles, set-top boxes, smartphones, smart TVs, and tablets. It operates Katz, which broadcasts content through over-the-air on local broadcasters' digital sub-channels, and cable and satellite; and Midroll that creates original podcast, a digital audio recording of themed series, as well as Stitcher, a mobile application where consumers can stream the latest news, sports, talk, and entertainment on demand. This segment also operates Newsy, a national news network, which provides politics, entertainment, science, and technology news. The company also operates Cracked, a multi-platform humor and satire brand, which informs and entertains audiences with a Website, social media, and podcast; and Scripps National Spelling Bee, an investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C. The company was formerly known as Scripps Howard, Inc. The E.W. Scripps Company was founded in 1878 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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