América Móvil (NYSE: AMOV) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Wireless Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare América Móvil to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
América Móvil N/A N/A 29.54
América Móvil Competitors $27.09 billion $1.51 billion -218.42

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for América Móvil and its rivals, 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 519 1615 1798 62 2.35

As a group, “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 21.92%. Given América Móvil’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe América Móvil has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Risk & Volatility

América Móvil has a beta of 0.65, indicating that its share price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, América Móvil’s rivals have a beta of 0.82, indicating that their average share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares América Móvil and its rivals’ 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%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

40.3% of shares of all “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 12.5% of shares of all “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

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

About América Móvil

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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