Financial Analysis: Grupo Televisa SAB (TV) versus The Competition

Grupo Televisa SAB (NYSE: TV) is one of 29 public companies in the “Broadcasting” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Grupo Televisa SAB to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends.


Grupo Televisa SAB pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Grupo Televisa SAB pays out 20.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Broadcasting” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.6% and pay out 56.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Grupo Televisa SAB and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Grupo Televisa SAB 0 3 3 0 2.50
Grupo Televisa SAB Competitors 197 1027 2226 43 2.61

Grupo Televisa SAB currently has a consensus target price of $26.00, indicating a potential upside of 39.26%. As a group, “Broadcasting” companies have a potential upside of 10.93%. Given Grupo Televisa SAB’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Grupo Televisa SAB is more favorable than its peers.


This table compares Grupo Televisa SAB and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Grupo Televisa SAB 4.85% 5.16% 1.73%
Grupo Televisa SAB Competitors -22.72% 13.84% 2.49%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Grupo Televisa SAB and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Grupo Televisa SAB $5.17 billion $199.46 million 47.87
Grupo Televisa SAB Competitors $13.47 billion $1.60 billion 193.43

Grupo Televisa SAB’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Grupo Televisa SAB. Grupo Televisa SAB is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility & Risk

Grupo Televisa SAB has a beta of 1.21, indicating that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Grupo Televisa SAB’s peers have a beta of 1.41, indicating that their average share price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

57.9% of Grupo Televisa SAB shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.8% of shares of all “Broadcasting” companies are owned by institutional investors. 14.0% of shares of all “Broadcasting” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Grupo Televisa SAB peers beat Grupo Televisa SAB on 11 of the 15 factors compared.

About Grupo Televisa SAB

Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. is a media company in the international entertainment business. The Company operates in four business segments: Content, Sky, Telecommunications, and Other Businesses. It operates four broadcast channels in Mexico City and has affiliated stations throughout the country. It produces pay-television channels with national and international feeds, throughout Latin America, the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. It exports its programs and formats to television networks around the world. It is also a Spanish-language magazine publisher. Its pay-television channels include three music, six movie, seven variety and entertainment channels and two sports channels. Its programs include telenovelas, newscasts, situation comedies, game shows, reality shows, children’s programs, comedy and variety programs, musical and cultural events, movies and educational programming. Its programming also includes broadcasts of special events and sports events in Mexico.

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