OI (NYSE: OIBR) is one of 47 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare OI to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares OI and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
OI N/A N/A -2.07
OI Competitors $16.60 billion $1.32 billion 18.66

OI’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than OI. OI is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

60.1% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 5.0% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

OI has a beta of 1.83, suggesting that its share price is 83% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, OI’s rivals have a beta of 0.97, suggesting that their average share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for OI and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OI 0 0 0 0 N/A
OI Competitors 592 1699 2022 66 2.36

As a group, “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 44.64%. Given OI’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe OI has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares OI and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
OI -24.34% -49.64% -7.06%
OI Competitors 2.21% -1.56% 1.94%

Summary

OI rivals beat OI on 7 of the 8 factors compared.

About OI

Oi S.A. is an integrated telecommunications service provider in Brazil. The Company is a switched fixed-line telephony services (STFC) concessionaire. It is engaged in the provision of STFC as a local and intraregional long-distance carrier. Its segments include Residential Services, Personal Mobility, and SMEs/Corporate. It offers a range of integrated telecommunications services that include fixed and mobile, broadband, pay television (TV), data transmission and Internet provider services. The Company’s Residential Services segment is focused on the sale of fixed telephony services, including voice services, data communication services (broadband), and pay TV. The Personal Mobility segment is focused on the sale of mobile telephony services to subscription and prepaid customers, and mobile broadband customer. The SMEs/Corporate segment includes corporate solutions offered to its small, medium-sized, and large corporate customers.

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