Reviewing Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B (NASDAQ:LSXMB) & pdvWireless (NASDAQ:PDVW)

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Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B (NASDAQ:LSXMB) and pdvWireless (NASDAQ:PDVW) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.3% of pdvWireless shares are owned by institutional investors. 12.4% of pdvWireless shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B and pdvWireless’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B $5.77 billion 2.07 N/A N/A N/A
pdvWireless $6.50 million 107.54 -$41.99 million ($2.88) -16.44

Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B has higher revenue and earnings than pdvWireless.

Profitability

This table compares Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B and pdvWireless’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B N/A N/A N/A
pdvWireless -646.34% -17.68% -16.45%

Risk & Volatility

Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B has a beta of 0.87, indicating that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, pdvWireless has a beta of 0.28, indicating that its stock price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B and pdvWireless, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B 0 0 0 0 N/A
pdvWireless 0 0 1 0 3.00

pdvWireless has a consensus target price of $80.00, indicating a potential upside of 68.92%. Given pdvWireless’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe pdvWireless is more favorable than Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B.

Summary

Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B beats pdvWireless on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B

The Liberty SiriusXM Group, through its subsidiary, Sirius XM Holdings Inc., transmits music, sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic, and weather channels in the United States and Canada. The company also provides infotainment services; and streaming services through applications for mobile and home devices, and other consumer electronic equipment, as well as online. In addition, it offers connected vehicle services; and Travel Link, a suite of data services that include graphical weather, fuel prices, sports schedules and scores, and movie listings. Further, the company engages in the direct sale of satellite radios and accessories. It distributes its satellite radios through automakers, as well as through its retailers and Website; and provides satellite radio services to customers of rental car companies. As of December 31, 2018, it had approximately 34 million subscribers. The company is based in Englewood, Colorado. The Liberty SiriusXM Group is a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.

About pdvWireless

pdvWireless, Inc., a wireless communication company, provides network and mobile communication solutions to infrastructure and enterprise customers primarily in the United States. It offers TeamConnect service, which combines pdvConnect, a proprietary suite of mobile communication and workforce management applications with digital network architecture and mobile devices supplied by Motorola Solutions, Inc. The company's mobile communication and workforce management solutions enable businesses to locate and communicate with their field workers, as well as enhance the documentation of work events and job status. pdvWireless, Inc. primarily markets its TeamConnect services to customers indirectly through third-party dealers, with sales, marketing, and advertising support from its internal sales and marketing team. The company was formerly known as Pacific DataVision, Inc. and changed its name to pdvWireless, Inc. in November 2015. pdvWireless, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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