Altice USA Inc. (NYSE:ATUS) and Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE:CBB) compete against each other in the Telecom Services – Domestic sector. We will contrast them and contrast their analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.
Valuation and Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Altice USA Inc.||9.57B||1.61||18.83M||-0.38||0.00|
|Cincinnati Bell Inc.||1.38B||0.35||80.20M||-1.33||0.00|
Table 1 showcases the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Altice USA Inc. and Cincinnati Bell Inc.
Table 2 provides the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of the two firms.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Altice USA Inc.||0.20%||42.8%||6%|
|Cincinnati Bell Inc.||-5.81%||28.2%||-2.9%|
The current Quick Ratio of Altice USA Inc. is 0.4 while its Current Ratio is 0.4. Meanwhile, Cincinnati Bell Inc. has a Current Ratio of 0.8 while its Quick Ratio is 0.7. Cincinnati Bell Inc. is better positioned to pay off its short-term and long-term debts than Altice USA Inc.
The following table shown below contains the ratings and recommendations for Altice USA Inc. and Cincinnati Bell Inc.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Altice USA Inc.||0||0||0||0.00|
|Cincinnati Bell Inc.||0||1||1||2.50|
Competitively the average target price of Cincinnati Bell Inc. is $11, which is potential 14.35% upside.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
Institutional investors owned 80.7% of Altice USA Inc. shares and 93.2% of Cincinnati Bell Inc. shares. Altice USA Inc.’s share owned by insiders are 0.1%. On the other hand, insiders owned about 0.1% of Cincinnati Bell Inc.’s shares.
In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.
|Performance (W)||Performance (M)||Performance (Q)||Performance (HY)||Performance (Y)||Performance (YTD)|
|Altice USA Inc.||2.09%||-4.19%||-1.85%||0.89%||9.15%||-5.35%|
|Cincinnati Bell Inc.||-11.11%||-26.4%||-18.52%||-9.14%||-45.48%||-47.05%|
For the past year Altice USA Inc. was less bearish than Cincinnati Bell Inc.
Altice USA Inc. beats on 9 of the 11 factors Cincinnati Bell Inc.
Altice USA, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides broadband communications and video services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Cablevision and Cequel. It delivers broadband, pay television, telephony services, Wi-Fi hotspot access, proprietary content, and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million residential and business customers. The company also offers wireless routers and Internet security software; and pay television services, which include delivery of broadcast stations and cable networks, and advanced digital pay television services, such as video-on-demand, high-definition channels, digital video recorder, and pay-per-view. In addition, it provides Ethernet, data transport, IP-based virtual private networks, Internet access, and telephony services; hosted telephony, managed Wi-Fi, managed desktop and server backup services; managed collaboration services, including audio and Web conferencing; managed services, including business e-mail, hosted private branch exchange, Web space storage, and network security monitoring; data-driven television, digital, and other multi-platform advertising services; and data-driven and audience-based advertising solutions. Further, the company operates local news channels, as well as traffic and weather channels; News12.com, a destination for local news on the Web; and News 12 To Go, a mobile app for phones and tablets. Altice USA, Inc. is headquartered in Long Island City, New York. Altice USA, Inc. is a subsidiary of Altice N.V.
Cincinnati Bell Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides diversified telecommunications and technology services to residential and business customers in the United States. It operates in two segments, Entertainment and Communications, and IT Services and Hardware. The Entertainment and Communications segment offers data services, including high-speed Internet access, data transport, and interconnection services, as well as metro-Ethernet products; and voice local services, such as Fioptics voice lines, voice over Internet protocol, long distance, digital trunking, switched access, caller identification, voicemail, call waiting, and call return. This segment also provides video services comprising entertainment channels, including digital music, local, movie, and sports programming with high-definition (HD) channels, parental controls, HD DVR, and video on-demand. In addition, this segment undertakes wiring projects for business customers; and offers advertising, directory assistance, maintenance, and information services. The IT Services and Hardware segment provides professional services, such as consulting, staffing, installation, and project-based engagements, including engineering and installation of voice, connectivity and IT technologies, development of digital application solutions, and staff augmentation; and hosted solutions comprising converged IP communications platforms of data, voice, video, and mobility applications. This segment also offers various services, including hardware and software components management services; cloud-based audio, video, and Web conferencing services; cloud call center and call recording application services; cloud services, such as virtual data center, storage, and backup services; and monitoring and managing technology environments and applications, as well as sells, architects, and installs telecommunications and IT infrastructure equipment. The company was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.