SoOum (OTCMKTS:SOUM) and Amc Networks (OTCMKTS:AMCX) Head-To-Head Contrast

SoOum (OTCMKTS:SOUM) and Amc Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.

Volatility & Risk

SoOum has a beta of 1.33, suggesting that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Amc Networks has a beta of 0.86, suggesting that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for SoOum and Amc Networks, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SoOum 0 0 0 0 N/A
Amc Networks 2 2 1 0 1.80

Amc Networks has a consensus price target of $59.75, indicating a potential upside of 18.18%. Given Amc Networks’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Amc Networks is more favorable than SoOum.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares SoOum and Amc Networks’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SoOum $630,000.00 0.01 -$340,000.00 N/A N/A
Amc Networks $2.97 billion 0.95 $446.19 million $8.69 5.82

Amc Networks has higher revenue and earnings than SoOum.

Profitability

This table compares SoOum and Amc Networks’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SoOum N/A N/A N/A
Amc Networks 15.04% 127.16% 9.98%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

85.9% of Amc Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 71.4% of SoOum shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 21.3% of Amc Networks shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Amc Networks beats SoOum on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

SoOum Company Profile

SoOum, Corp. operates as a commodity trading arbitrage firm in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Arbitrage and Construction Services. It performs arbitrage on a defined supply and demand conditions creating price discrepancies of physical commodities in opposing markets. The company trades in soft commodities, such as rice, wheat, sugar, soybeans, meats, live cattle, seafood, live seafood, and other soft commodities; and hard commodities, including iron ore, crude oil, coal, salt, aluminum, copper, gold, silver, palladium and platinum, cement, fly ash, precious metals, and other such hard commodities. It also develops applications for mobile and TV smart devices. The company was formerly known as Swordfish Financial, Inc. and changed its name to SoOum, Corp. in October 2015. SoOum, Corp.is based in New York, New York.

Amc Networks Company Profile

AMC Networks Inc. owns and operates various cable television's brands delivering content to audiences, and a platform to distributors and advertisers in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, National Networks; and International and Other. The National Networks segment operates five distributed entertainment programming networks under the AMC, WE tv, BBC AMERICA, IFC, and SundanceTV names in high definition and standard definition formats. This segment distributes its networks in the United States through cable and other multichannel video programming distribution platforms, such as direct broadcast satellite and platforms operated by telecommunications providers. The International and Other segment delivers entertaining and acclaimed programming services for subscribers in approximately 130 countries and territories. This segment also operates in independent film distribution business that distributes films across various media platforms, including theaters, cable/satellite video on demand, cable network television, streaming/downloading to internet-connected screens, and DVDs. The company also provides subscription streaming and talent management services. AMC Networks Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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