Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXAV) and DTS (NASDAQ:DTSI) are both cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.
This table compares Twenty-First Century Fox and DTS’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Twenty-First Century Fox||8.25%||13.07%||4.41%|
DTS pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Twenty-First Century Fox does not pay a dividend. DTS pays out -19.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Twenty-First Century Fox and DTS’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Twenty-First Century Fox||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
98.1% of DTS shares are held by institutional investors. 11.3% of DTS shares are held 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.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Twenty-First Century Fox and DTS, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Twenty-First Century Fox||0||0||0||0||N/A|
DTS has a consensus target price of $42.50, suggesting a potential upside of 0.09%. Given DTS’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe DTS is more favorable than Twenty-First Century Fox.
DTS beats Twenty-First Century Fox on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Twenty-First Century Fox
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. is a media and entertainment company. The Company’s segments include Cable Network Programming; Television; Filmed Entertainment, and Other, Corporate and Eliminations. The Cable Network Programming segment produces and licenses news, business news, sports, general entertainment, factual entertainment and movie programming for distribution. The Television segment is engaged in the operation of broadcast television stations and the broadcasting of network programming in the United States. The Filmed Entertainment segment is engaged in the production and acquisition of live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in all formats in all entertainment media, and the production and licensing of television programming around the world. The Other, Corporate and Eliminations segment consists primarily of corporate overhead and eliminations, and other businesses.
DTS, Inc. is an audio technology solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences. The Company’s audio solutions are designed to enable recording, delivery and playback of high-definition audio, and are included by licensee customers around the world into a range of consumer electronics devices, including televisions, personal computers (PCs), smartphones, tablets, digital media players (DMPs), set-top-boxes, soundbars, wireless speakers, video game consoles, Blu-ray Disc players, automotive audio systems, audio/video receivers (AVRs), digital versatile disc (DVD)-based products and home theater systems. In the wireless speakers market, the Company maintains a Play-Fi Certified original design manufacturer (ODM) Program. The Company’s market base includes Blu-ray, Home audio video (AV) and Automotive. The Blu-ray market includes standalone players, gaming devices and disc drives included in PCs.
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