Liberty Broadband Corporation (NASDAQ: LBRDK) and Liberty Media Co. – Series A Liberty Formula One (OTC:FWONA) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitabiliy, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Liberty Broadband Corporation and Liberty Media Co. – Series A Liberty Formula One’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Liberty Broadband Corporation 3,095.00% 10.95% 9.68%
Liberty Media Co. – Series A Liberty Formula One N/A N/A N/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Liberty Broadband Corporation and Liberty Media Co. – Series A Liberty Formula One’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Liberty Broadband Corporation $29.90 million 542.10 -$14.21 million N/A N/A
Liberty Media Co. – Series A Liberty Formula One N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Liberty Media Co. – Series A Liberty Formula One has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Liberty Broadband Corporation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

63.7% of Liberty Broadband Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. 10.8% of Liberty Broadband Corporation shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Liberty Broadband Corporation and Liberty Media Co. – Series A Liberty Formula One, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Liberty Broadband Corporation 0 0 0 0 N/A
Liberty Media Co. – Series A Liberty Formula One 0 2 1 0 2.33

Liberty Media Co. – Series A Liberty Formula One has a consensus target price of $36.33, indicating a potential upside of Infinity. Given Liberty Media Co. – Series A Liberty Formula One’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Liberty Media Co. – Series A Liberty Formula One is more favorable than Liberty Broadband Corporation.

Summary

Liberty Broadband Corporation beats Liberty Media Co. – Series A Liberty Formula One on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Liberty Broadband Corporation Company Profile

Liberty Broadband Corporation holds interest in Charter Communications, Inc. (Charter) and its subsidiary Skyhook Holding, Inc. (Skyhook). The Company’s segments include Skyhook, Charter, and Corporate and other. Skyhook provides a wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi)-based location platform focused on providing positioning technology and contextual location intelligence solutions. Charter is an equity method investment that provides cable services in the United States, offering a range of entertainment, information and communications solutions to residential and commercial customers. Charter offers its customers subscription-based video services, including video on demand (VOD), high definition television, and digital video recorder service, Internet services and voice services. Skyhook’s Wi-Fi location solution can be used to help carriers and emergency personnel offer E-9-1-1 services domestically. Charter offers broadband communications solutions for businesses and carrier organizations.

Liberty Media Co. – Series A Liberty Formula One Company Profile

Liberty Media Corporation (Liberty) owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies, which are engaged in the media and entertainment industries. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company principally operates in North America. Its principal businesses and assets include its consolidated subsidiaries Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRIUS XM) and the Braves Holdings, LLC (Braves Holdings), and its equity affiliate Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (Live Nation). The Company operates through two segments: SIRIUS X, and corporate and other. SIRIUS XM transmits its music, sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic and weather channels, as well as infotainment services, in the United States on a subscription fee basis through its approximately two satellite radio systems. SIRIUS XM has approximately 29.6 million subscribers. Its corporate and other segment includes its consolidated subsidiary, Braves Holdings.

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