Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE: CCO) and ANGI Homeservices (NASDAQ:ANGI) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Clear Channel Outdoor and ANGI Homeservices’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Clear Channel Outdoor||$2.70 billion||0.64||$141.43 million||$0.39||12.18|
|ANGI Homeservices||$736.39 million||1.14||-$103.11 million||($0.22)||-60.45|
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Clear Channel Outdoor and ANGI Homeservices, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Clear Channel Outdoor||1||2||0||0||1.67|
Clear Channel Outdoor presently has a consensus target price of $8.00, suggesting a potential upside of 68.42%. ANGI Homeservices has a consensus target price of $13.61, suggesting a potential upside of 2.34%. Given Clear Channel Outdoor’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Clear Channel Outdoor is more favorable than ANGI Homeservices.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
9.0% of Clear Channel Outdoor shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.1% of ANGI Homeservices shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.4% of Clear Channel Outdoor shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 18.2% of ANGI Homeservices shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Clear Channel Outdoor and ANGI Homeservices’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Clear Channel Outdoor||0.24%||-0.52%||0.11%|
Volatility and Risk
Clear Channel Outdoor has a beta of 1.64, meaning that its share price is 64% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ANGI Homeservices has a beta of 1.34, meaning that its share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Clear Channel Outdoor beats ANGI Homeservices on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
Clear Channel Outdoor Company Profile
Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc., an outdoor advertising company, owns and operates advertising display faces. It operates in two segments, Americas Outdoor Advertising (Americas) and International Outdoor Advertising (International). The company offers advertising services through billboards comprising bulletins and posters; street furniture displays, including advertising surfaces on bus shelters, information kiosks, freestanding units, and other public structures; transit displays, which are advertising surfaces on various types of vehicles or within transit systems; and other out-of-home advertising displays, such as wallscapes and spectaculars, as well as mall displays and other small displays. It also operates SmartBike bicycle rental program, which provides bicycles for rent to the general public in various municipalities; and sells street furniture equipment, as well as provides cleaning and maintenance, and production and creative services. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. serves business services, technology, beverage, travel, retail, entertainment, telecommunications, food and food products, and automotive accessories and equipment industries. As of December 31, 2016, it owned or operated approximately 590,000 advertising displays worldwide. The company was formerly known as Eller Media Company and changed its name to Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. in August 2005. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. is a subsidiary of iHeartCommunications, Inc.
ANGI Homeservices Company Profile
ANGI Homeservices Inc. owns and operates the HomeAdvisor digital marketplace service to connect consumers with service professionals for home repair, maintenance, and improvement projects. The company operates through two segments, North America and Europe. Its marketplace provides consumers with tools and resources to help them find local, pre-screened, and customer-rated service professionals, as well as book appointments with those professionals online or connect with them by telephone; and offers several home services-related resources. The company offers its services under the HomeAdvisor, Angie's List, HomeStars, Travaux.com, MyHammer, MyBuilder, Werkspot, and Instapro brand names. As of December 31, 2017, it generated approximately 18.1 million marketplace service requests from consumers. ANGI Homeservices Inc. was formerly known as Halo TopCo, Inc. and changed its name to ANGI Homeservices Inc. in May 2017. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Golden, Colorado. ANGI Homeservices Inc. is a subsidiary of IAC/InterActiveCorp.
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