América Móvil (NYSE: AMOV) is one of 33 publicly-traded companies in the “Wireless Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare América Móvil to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Volatility & Risk

América Móvil has a beta of 0.66, indicating that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, América Móvil’s competitors have a beta of 0.84, indicating that their average share price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares América Móvil and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
América Móvil N/A N/A 29.91
América Móvil Competitors $27.09 billion $1.51 billion -210.10

América Móvil’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than América Móvil. América Móvil 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for América Móvil and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
América Móvil 0 1 0 0 2.00
América Móvil Competitors 523 1622 1797 62 2.35

As a group, “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 20.67%. Given América Móvil’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe América Móvil has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

40.2% of shares of all “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.5% of shares of all “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares América Móvil and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
América Móvil -3.37% -21.11% -2.41%
América Móvil Competitors -313.90% -3.39% -9.52%

Summary

América Móvil competitors beat América Móvil on 9 of the 11 factors compared.

América Móvil Company Profile

America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company. The Company provides telecommunications services. Its services include mobile and fixed-line voice services, wireless and fixed data services, Internet access and pay television, sales of equipment, accessories and computers, as well as other related services. Its segments are Mexico Wireless, Mexico Fixed, Brazil, Colombia, Southern Cone, Andean Region, Central America, the Caribbean, the United States and Europe. The Southern Cone segment includes Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. The Andean Region segment includes Ecuador and Peru. The Central America segment includes Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. The Caribbean segment includes the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. The Europe segment includes Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia. It operates in all of its geographic segments under the Claro brand, except in Mexico, the United States and Europe.

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