GCI Liberty (NASDAQ: GLIBA) is one of 104 publicly-traded companies in the “Telecom Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare GCI Liberty to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and earnings.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares GCI Liberty and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|GCI Liberty||$739.76 million||-$873.30 million||-35.39|
|GCI Liberty Competitors||$40.08 billion||$1.84 billion||18.45|
GCI Liberty’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than GCI Liberty. GCI Liberty is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares GCI Liberty and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|GCI Liberty Competitors||-36.78%||7.97%||2.45%|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
85.0% of GCI Liberty shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.3% of shares of all “Telecom Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.0% of GCI Liberty shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.5% of shares of all “Telecom Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for GCI Liberty and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|GCI Liberty Competitors||782||2807||4072||169||2.46|
GCI Liberty presently has a consensus price target of $63.25, indicating a potential upside of 13.13%. As a group, “Telecom Services” companies have a potential upside of 17.17%. Given GCI Liberty’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe GCI Liberty has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
GCI Liberty rivals beat GCI Liberty on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
GCI Liberty Company Profile
GCI Liberty, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides various communication services in the United States. The company offers data, wireless, video, voice, and managed services to residential customers, businesses, governmental entities, and educational and medical institutions. It also operates a digital invitation platform that provides custom display advertising, native advertising content, custom video, and brand partnership services. The company is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.
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