RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM) is one of 34 publicly-traded companies in the “Wireless Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare RR Media to related companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares RR Media and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
RR Media 3.49% 5.83% 3.07%
RR Media Competitors -313.97% -3.43% -9.55%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares RR Media and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
RR Media N/A N/A 28.37
RR Media Competitors $27.09 billion $1.51 billion -214.04

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

Institutional & Insider 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 company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

RR Media pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. RR Media pays out 60.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.1% and pay out 70.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for RR Media and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
RR Media 0 0 0 0 N/A
RR Media Competitors 522 1702 1878 62 2.36

As a group, “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 31.90%. Given RR Media’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe RR Media has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Summary

RR Media peers beat RR Media on 5 of the 9 factors compared.

RR Media Company Profile

MX1 Ltd, formerly RR Media Ltd, is an Israel-based global media services provider. It is a media globalize company that works with media businesses to transform content into a viewer experience for a global audience. MX1 Ltd offers a range of content management, delivery and digital media services. It distributes more than 1000 television (TV) channels, manages the play out of more than 400 channels and delivers syndicated content to more than 120 subscription Video on Demand (VOD) platforms. The Company has offices worldwide and operates global media centers, enabling customers to reach people around the world. MX1 Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG.

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