TiVo Corporation (NASDAQ: TIVO) is one of 31 publicly-traded companies in the “Broadcasting” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare TiVo Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, risk, dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Dividends

TiVo Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. TiVo Corporation pays out 240.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Broadcasting” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.8% and pay out 38.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

89.0% of TiVo Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.5% of shares of all “Broadcasting” companies are held by institutional investors. 3.6% of TiVo Corporation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 13.3% of shares of all “Broadcasting” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for TiVo Corporation and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
TiVo Corporation 0 0 5 0 3.00
TiVo Corporation Competitors 221 1025 2163 48 2.59

TiVo Corporation presently has a consensus target price of $27.60, suggesting a potential upside of 44.13%. As a group, “Broadcasting” companies have a potential upside of 24.05%. Given TiVo Corporation’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe TiVo Corporation is more favorable than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares TiVo Corporation and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
TiVo Corporation 2.47% 10.59% 5.99%
TiVo Corporation Competitors -21.34% 11.52% 1.96%

Risk and Volatility

TiVo Corporation has a beta of 0.14, indicating that its share price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TiVo Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 1.54, indicating that their average share price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares TiVo Corporation and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
TiVo Corporation $414.32 million $123.92 million 63.83
TiVo Corporation Competitors $10.62 billion $3.19 billion 19.14

TiVo Corporation’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than TiVo Corporation. TiVo Corporation is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

TiVo Corporation competitors beat TiVo Corporation on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

About TiVo Corporation

TiVo Corporation is engaged in offering media and entertainment products. The Company operates through two segments: Intellectual Property Licensing and Product. The Company’s Product segment includes a suite of component technologies that can be integrated into media service provider internally developed platforms or deployed as an integrated TiVo solution. The Company provides a range of intellectual property, cloud-based services and set-top box solutions that enable people to use online video, television, movies and music entertainment, including content discovery through device embedded and cloud-based interactive program guides (IPGs), digital video recorders (DVRs), natural language voice and text search, cloud-based recommendations services and its entertainment metadata (descriptive information, promotional images or other content that describes or relates to television shows, videos, movies, sports, music, books, games or other entertainment content).

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