Contrasting PCCW (OTCMKTS:PCCWY) and Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C (LSXMK)

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PCCW (OTCMKTS:PCCWY) and Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C (NASDAQ:LSXMK) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Dividends

PCCW pays an annual dividend of $0.19 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for PCCW and Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PCCW 0 0 1 0 3.00
Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C 0 1 1 0 2.50

Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C has a consensus price target of $55.50, indicating a potential upside of 39.66%. Given Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C is more favorable than PCCW.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares PCCW and Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PCCW $4.75 billion 0.98 $288.16 million N/A N/A
Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C $5.43 billion 1.57 $711.58 million $3.31 12.01

Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C has higher revenue and earnings than PCCW.

Profitability

This table compares PCCW and Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PCCW N/A N/A N/A
Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C N/A N/A N/A

Risk & Volatility

PCCW has a beta of 0.51, meaning that its stock price is 49% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.0% of PCCW shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.9% of Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C beats PCCW on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About PCCW

PCCW Limited provides telecommunications and related services in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, and internationally. The company's services include local telephony, local data and broadband, mobile and international telecommunications, and satellite-based and network-based telecommunications services; and outsourcing, consulting, and contact center services. It also provides technical support, electronics communications engineering, and products and solutions, as well as free television, pay television program, and interactive multimedia services; sells advertising in various telephone directories and on the Internet; publishes directories; and sells mobile handsets and accessories. In addition, the company offers broadcasting and related services, management and engineering support services, customer relationship management and customer contact management solutions, content for various media, and outsourced call center and data center services; and over-the-top video services under the Viu brand, as well as sells customer premises equipment and related solutions. Further, it engages in the sale, distribution, and marketing of telecommunication products; supply of broadband Internet access solutions and Web services; provision of data services, and; software development, systems integration, consulting, and informatization activities; the provision of computer and IP/IT related value-added services to business customers; logistics, printing, business process, and ICT solutions; property investment, development, management, and leasing activities; and ski operations. Additionally, the company offers Internet portal digital media entertainment platform; technical consultancy services; multi-platform digital music services; and infrastructure construction, application, and specific business process outsourcing services, as well as cloud computing solutions. PCCW Limited was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Quarry Bay, Hong Kong.

About Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C

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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