Liberty Braves Group Series B (OTCMKTS:BATRB) and BT Group (NYSE:BT) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Liberty Braves Group Series B and BT Group’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Liberty Braves Group Series B||$386.00 million||0.07||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|BT Group||$31.46 billion||0.93||$2.70 billion||$1.85||7.99|
BT Group has higher revenue and earnings than Liberty Braves Group Series B.
BT Group pays an annual dividend of $0.55 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Liberty Braves Group Series B does not pay a dividend. BT Group pays out 29.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. BT Group has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Liberty Braves Group Series B and BT Group, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Liberty Braves Group Series B||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares Liberty Braves Group Series B and BT Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Liberty Braves Group Series B||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.8% of BT Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
Liberty Braves Group Series B has a beta of 0.5, meaning that its share price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BT Group has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.
BT Group beats Liberty Braves Group Series B on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Liberty Braves Group Series B Company Profile
The Liberty Braves Group, through its subsidiary, Braves Holdings, LLC, owns the Atlanta Braves Major League Baseball Club, stadium, and mixed use development project. The company is based in Englewood, Colorado. The Liberty Braves Group is a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.
BT Group Company Profile
BT Group plc provides communications services worldwide. Its Consumer segment sells telephones, baby monitors, and Wi-Fi extenders through high street retailers, online BT Shop, and Website BT.com; and offers home phone, copper and fiber broadband, TV, and mobile services in various packages. The company’s EE segment offers 2G, 3G, and 4G mobile network services; broadband, fixed-voice, and TV services; and postpaid and prepaid plans, and emergency services network. This segment also sells 4G mobile phones, tablets, connected devices, and mobile broadband devices from various manufacturers. Its Business and Public Sector segment provides fixed voice, mobility, fiber and connectivity, and networked IT services to retailers, utilities, public sector, healthcare, sports, construction, finance, and educational sectors. The company’s Global Services segment offers business communications and ICT services comprising BT Connect, BT Security, BT One, BT Contact, BT Compute, BT Advise, and BT for financial markets. This segment serves approximately 5,500 customers in 180 countries. Its Wholesale and Ventures segment enables communications providers and other organizations to provide fixed or mobile phone services. Its ventures provide mass-market services, such as directory enquiries and payphones; and enterprise services comprising BT Fleet and BT Redcare. This segment also provides broadband and Ethernet, voice, hosted communication, mobile virtual network operator, managed solutions, machine-to-machine, roaming, and media services. The company’s Openreach segment engages in the provision of services over the local access network; and installation and maintenance of fiber and copper communications networks that connect homes and businesses. The company was formerly known as Newgate Telecommunications Limited and changed its name to BT Group plc in September 2001. BT Group plc was incorporated in 2001 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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