CBS (NYSE:CBS.A) and Liberty Braves Group Series A (NASDAQ:BATRA) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.
This table compares CBS and Liberty Braves Group Series A’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Liberty Braves Group Series A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Volatility and Risk
CBS has a beta of 1.17, meaning that its share price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Liberty Braves Group Series A has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares CBS and Liberty Braves Group Series A’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|CBS||$13.69 billion||1.33||$357.00 million||N/A||N/A|
|Liberty Braves Group Series A||$386.00 million||0.69||N/A||N/A||N/A|
CBS has higher revenue and earnings than Liberty Braves Group Series A.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
1.7% of CBS shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.6% of Liberty Braves Group Series A shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of CBS shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
CBS pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Liberty Braves Group Series A does not pay a dividend.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for CBS and Liberty Braves Group Series A, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Liberty Braves Group Series A||0||1||0||0||2.00|
CBS beats Liberty Braves Group Series A on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
CBS Company Profile
CBS Corporation is a mass media company. The Company operates through four segment: Entertainment, Cable Networks, Publishing, Local Media. The Entertainment segment comprises the CBS TV Network; CBS TV Studios; CBS Studios International and CBS TV Distribution; CBS Interactive; CBS Films; and the Company’s digital streaming services, CBS All Access and CBSN. The Cable Networks segment comprises Showtime Networks, which operates its subscription program services, Showtime, The Movie Channel, and Flix. The Publishing segment comprises Simon & Schuster, which publishes and distributes consumer books under imprints such as Simon & Schuster, Pocket Books, Scribner and Gallery Books. The Local Media segment comprises CBS TV Stations, it owns 30 broadcast TV stations; and CBS Local Digital Media. Its businesses span the media and entertainment industries, including the CBS TV Network, cable networks and content production and distribution.
Liberty Braves Group Series A 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.
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