Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C (NASDAQ:LSXMK) and ATN International (NASDAQ:ATNI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C and ATN International’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C||$5.77 billion||1.39||$423.75 million||$2.01||18.95|
|ATN International||$451.21 million||2.14||$19.82 million||$1.29||46.90|
ATN International pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C does not pay a dividend. ATN International pays out 52.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C and ATN International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
82.4% of Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.5% of ATN International shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.3% of ATN International 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.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C and ATN International, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C||0||0||2||0||3.00|
Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C currently has a consensus price target of $55.50, indicating a potential upside of 45.75%. ATN International has a consensus price target of $70.00, indicating a potential upside of 15.70%. Given Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C is more favorable than ATN International.
Risk & Volatility
Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C has a beta of 1.18, meaning that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ATN International has a beta of 0.4, meaning that its share price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500.
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.
ATN International Company Profile
ATN International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services in North America, India, Bermuda, and the Caribbean. It operates through three segments: U.S. Telecom, International Telecom, and Renewable Energy. The U.S. Telecom segment offers wireless and wireline services; wholesale wireless voice and data roaming services to wireless carriers principally in the Southwest and Midwest the United States; and retail wireless, wireline, and wholesale long-distance voice services to telecommunications carriers. The International Telecom segment provides wireless services, including voice and data services to retail customers in Bermuda, Guyana, and the U.S. Virgin Islands; and wireline services, such as voice and data services in Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Guyana, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as video services in Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This segment also offers wholesale long-distance voice services to other telecommunications carriers. The Renewable Energy segment provides distributed generation solar power to corporate, utility, and municipal customers in India, as well as in Massachusetts, California, and New Jersey. As of December 31, 2018, it operated 12 retail stores in U.S. Telecom segment and 19 retail stores in International Telecom segment. The company was formerly known as Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc. and changed its name to ATN International, Inc. in June 2016. ATN International, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Beverly, Massachusetts.
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