Head to Head Review: Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C (NASDAQ:LSXMK) & Internet Gold Golden Lines (NASDAQ:IGLD)

Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C (NASDAQ:LSXMK) and Internet Gold Golden Lines (NASDAQ:IGLD) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C and Internet Gold Golden Lines’ 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
Internet Gold Golden Lines -8.07% -56.13% -3.47%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C and Internet Gold Golden Lines’ top-line 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 1.46 $423.75 million $2.01 19.86
Internet Gold Golden Lines $2.49 billion N/A -$191.00 million N/A N/A

Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C has higher revenue and earnings than Internet Gold Golden Lines.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C and Internet Gold Golden Lines, as provided 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
Internet Gold Golden Lines 0 0 0 0 N/A

Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C currently has a consensus target price of $55.50, indicating a potential upside of 39.06%. Given Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C is more favorable than Internet Gold Golden Lines.

Volatility & Risk

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, Internet Gold Golden Lines has a beta of 1.37, meaning that its share price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.

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 hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C beats Internet Gold Golden Lines on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

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.

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.

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