China Unicom (Hong Kong) (NYSE: CHU) and RR Media (NASDAQ:RRM) are both telecommunications services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and profitability.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for China Unicom (Hong Kong) and RR Media, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|China Unicom (Hong Kong)||2||2||5||0||2.33|
RR Media pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share. China Unicom (Hong Kong) does not pay a dividend. RR Media pays out 60.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares China Unicom (Hong Kong) and RR Media’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|China Unicom (Hong Kong)||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares China Unicom (Hong Kong) and RR Media’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|China Unicom (Hong Kong)||$41.29 billion||0.99||$90.00 million||$0.21||63.71|
China Unicom (Hong Kong) has higher revenue and earnings than RR Media. RR Media is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than China Unicom (Hong Kong), indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.9% of China Unicom (Hong Kong) shares are held by institutional investors. 77.5% of China Unicom (Hong Kong) shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
China Unicom (Hong Kong) beats RR Media on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
China Unicom (Hong Kong) Company Profile
China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited is a Hong Kong-based investment holding company principally engaged in the provision of telecommunications services. The Company’s businesses include mobile businesses, fixed-line businesses and others. Its mobile businesses include the provision of call services, roaming services, mobile broadband services, traditional value-added services such as short message services, multimedia message services and wireless Internet access card, as well as new value-added services such as mobile music, mobile television and Wo portal services. Its fixed-line businesses include broadband and Internet networks businesses, among others. The Company’s subsidiaries include CUCL, China Unicom Global Limited and China Unicom (Europe) Operations Limited.
RR Media Company Profile
MX1 Ltd, formerly RR Media Ltd, is an Israel-based global media services provider. It is a media globalize company that works with media businesses to transform content into a viewer experience for a global audience. MX1 Ltd offers a range of content management, delivery and digital media services. It distributes more than 1000 television (TV) channels, manages the play out of more than 400 channels and delivers syndicated content to more than 120 subscription Video on Demand (VOD) platforms. The Company has offices worldwide and operates global media centers, enabling customers to reach people around the world. MX1 Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG.
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