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

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares América Móvil and its peers gross 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 -198.78

América Móvil’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than América Móvil. América Móvil 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.

Volatility & Risk

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

Profitability

This table compares América Móvil and its peers’ 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%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for América Móvil and its peers, as reported 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 1706 1876 62 2.35

As a group, “Wireless Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 32.72%. Given América Móvil’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe América Móvil has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Institutional and 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 hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

América Móvil peers 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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