Contrasting RR Media (NASDAQ:RRM) and Its Competitors

RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM) is one of 35 publicly-traded companies in the “Wireless Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare RR Media to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

40.1% 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 company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for RR Media and its peers, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
RR Media 0 0 0 0 N/A
RR Media Competitors 549 1734 1921 65 2.35

As a group, “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 25.75%.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
RR Media N/A N/A N/A
RR Media Competitors $27.09 billion $1.51 billion -209.27

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.


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 -327.83% -3.30% -9.79%


RR Media pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share. 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 2.9% and pay out 54.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. RR Media lags its peers as a dividend stock, given its lower dividend yield and higher payout ratio.


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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