Contrasting América Móvil (NYSE:AMOV) and Its Competitors

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

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 insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

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 -302.90% -4.40% -9.74%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares América Móvil and its competitors gross 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 -192.67

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.

Risk & Volatility

América Móvil has a beta of 0.65, indicating that its stock price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, América Móvil’s competitors have a beta of 0.84, indicating that their average stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for América Móvil and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
América Móvil 0 1 0 0 2.00
América Móvil Competitors 529 1705 1875 62 2.35

As a group, “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 31.12%. Given América Móvil’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe América Móvil has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

América Móvil competitors 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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