Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC) and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) Comparison side by side

This is therefore a contrasting of the institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation in Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE:EVC) and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI). The two are both Broadcasting – TV companies that compete with one another.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Entravision Communications Corporation 3 0.59 54.51M -0.24 0.00
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. 33 19.14 63.65M 2.10 15.65

Table 1 demonstrates Entravision Communications Corporation and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Profitability

Table 2 hightlights the return on equity, return on assets and net margins of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Entravision Communications Corporation 2,088,265,716.58% -6.5% -2.9%
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. 195,545,314.90% 1.6% 0.3%

Risk and Volatility

Entravision Communications Corporation’s current beta is 1.09 and it happens to be 9.00% more volatile than S&P 500. Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. on the other hand, has 1.08 beta which makes it 8.00% more volatile compared to S&P 500.

Liquidity

The Current Ratio of Entravision Communications Corporation is 4.1 while its Quick Ratio stands at 4.1. The Current Ratio of rival Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. is 2.7 and its Quick Ratio is has 2.7. Entravision Communications Corporation is better equipped to clear short and long-term obligations than Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

Analyst Ratings

Recommendations and Ratings for Entravision Communications Corporation and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Entravision Communications Corporation 0 0 0 0.00
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. 0 2 1 2.33

Meanwhile, Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.’s average price target is $48.67, while its potential upside is 43.15%.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Institutional investors owned 84.7% of Entravision Communications Corporation shares and 89.6% of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. shares. 0.8% are Entravision Communications Corporation’s share owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% are Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.’s share owned by insiders.

Performance

In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Entravision Communications Corporation -2.11% -3.81% -17.01% -6.08% -10.61% -4.47%
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. -5.89% -13.6% -24.3% -35.59% 6.26% 24.45%

For the past year Entravision Communications Corporation had bearish trend while Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. had bullish trend.

Summary

On 9 of the 12 factors Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. beats Entravision Communications Corporation.

Entravision Communications Corporation operates as a media company that reaches and engages Hispanics across media channels and advertising platforms in the United States and certain border markets of Mexico. The company operates through three segments: Television Broadcasting, Radio Broadcasting, and Digital Media. It owns and operates television stations that broadcast drama shows, talk shows, novelas, entertainment magazines, news magazines, national news, specials, late news, childrenÂ’s programs, sports, reality, comedy shows, and movies. The company also owns and operates radio stations that broadcast advertising, news, traffic, weather, promotions, and community events. In addition, it operates a proprietary technology and data platform that delivers digital advertising solutions in various advertising formats. As of December 31, 2016, the company owned and/or operated 54 primary television stations located primarily in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Kansas, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Washington, D.C.; and 49 operational radio stations consisting of 38 FM and 11 AM in 18 markets located primarily in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas. Entravision Communications Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. operates as a television broadcasting company in the United States. It owns or provides various programming, operating, or sales services to television stations. The company broadcasts free over-the-air programming, such as network provided programs, locally-produced news, local sporting events, programming from program service arrangements, syndicated entertainment programs, and internally originated programming to television viewing audiences in the communities through various local television stations. As of February 22, 2017, it owns, operates, and/or provides services to 173 television stations in 81 markets, which broadcast 505 channels. The company also offers digital agency services; and technical services to the broadcast industry, as well as designs and manufactures broadcast systems, including transmitters and antennas. In addition, it provides sign design and fabrication, and security alarm monitoring and bulk acquisition services; and invests in various real estate ventures, including developmental land, and operating commercial and multi-family residential real estate properties and apartments, as well as private equity and structured debt/mezzanine financing investment funds. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland.