Comparing Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (TKC) & Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A (LSXMA)

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Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (NYSE:TKC) and Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A (NASDAQ:LSXMA) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. and Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. 7.04% 12.65% 4.83%
Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A N/A N/A N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

3.6% of Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 26.9% of Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. has a beta of 0.7, indicating that its share price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A has a beta of 1.21, indicating that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A does not pay a dividend. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. pays out 41.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. and Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. 0 0 1 0 3.00
Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A 0 1 7 0 2.88

Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A has a consensus target price of $60.14, suggesting a potential upside of 51.68%. Given Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A is more favorable than Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S..

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. and Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. $4.84 billion 1.25 $542.67 million $0.78 8.81
Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A $5.43 billion 2.39 $1.08 billion $3.31 11.98

Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A has higher revenue and earnings than Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S.. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A beats Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S.

Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. provides mobile telecommunication services for consumer, corporate, and wholesale customers. The company operates in two segments, Turkcell Turkey and Turkcell International. It offers mobile communication and fixed voice services; and broadband services that consist of mobile broadband, fiber to the home/building, and ADSL. The company also provides BiP, an integrated IP-based communication platform; Turkcell TV+, which enables its subscribers to watch live television channels and on-demand video content; fizy, a digital music platform; Lifebox, a cloud service for data storage; Dergilik, a digital publishing platform; Yaani, a search engine application; My Account, an application for customers to track their bills and usage; Goals on Your Mobile, an application that allows fans to follow their sports team; Turkcell Academy that provides digital learning contents and services; and UpCall, a call management service. In addition, it offers Turkcell Smart Enablers, a mobile-based network that offers services for companies to know their customers; Turkcell Smart Map service; location based services; authentication services; Mobile Signature, which enables mobile subscribers to sign on electronic documents and transactions; Mobile Connect; Cloud services; Machine to Machine and Internet of Things; mobile marketing and corporate messaging services; management information system, and e-commerce platform. Further, the company provides international roaming, and wholesale voice and data services. As of December 31, 2017, it had approximately 15.6 million prepaid subscribers and 18.5 million postpaid subscribers; and approximately 2.1 million fixed line customers. The company covers 3.1 million homes with its fiber infrastructure. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. is a subsidiary of Turkcell Holding A.S.

About Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A

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 Sirius XM on Demand over its Internet radio service through applications for mobile and home devices, and other consumer electronic equipment. 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 satellite radio services to satellite radios. As of December 31, 2017, it had approximately 32.7 million subscribers. The company is based in Englewood, Colorado. The Liberty SiriusXM Group is a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.

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