Grupo Televisa S.A.B. (NYSE: TV) stock jumped 0.27% on Friday to $7.43 against a previous-day closing price of $7.41. With 1.43 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 1.27 million shares. During the session, the Broadcasting company that operates in wider Communication Services sector, reached to the highest price of $7.51 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $7.39. The 52-week range on TV shows that it touched its highest point at $13.52 and its lowest point at $7.38 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $12.80. With its current market cap of 4.10 billion, TV has annualized dividend of $0.09 while the current yield stands at 1.20%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.32.
Price Performance and Earnings:
Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of TV was down-trending over the past week, with a drop of -3.13%, but this was down by -8.61% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -20.87% while six-month performance fell -28.69%. The stock lost -44.84% in the past year, while it has lost -20.70% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for TV yields 0.47 with Next year EPS estimates of 0.41. For the next quarter, that number is -0.32. This implies an EPS growth rate of 578.90% for this year and 485.70% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 11.10% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 11.00%.
Float and Shares Shorts:
At present, 567.98 million TV shares are outstanding with a float of 363.81 million shares on hand for trading. On Jul 14, 2022, short shares totaled 4.3 million, which was 0.76% higher than short shares on Jun 14, 2022. In addition to Mr. Emilio Fernando Azcarraga Jean as the firm’s Exec. Chairman, Mr. Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega serves as its Co-CEO & Director.
Through their ownership of 42.83% of TV’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company. Other institutions hold 23.44% of TV, in contrast to 19.81% held by mutual funds. Shares owned by individuals account for –. As the largest shareholder in TV with 11.63% of the stake, Dodge & Cox holds 65,124,220 shares worth 65,124,220. A second-largest stockholder of TV, Harris Associates LP, holds 60,752,655 shares, controlling over 10.85% of the firm’s shares. FPR Partners LLC is the third largest shareholder in TV, holding 30,076,765 shares or 5.37% stake. With a 8.28% stake in TV, the Dodge & Cox International Stock F is the largest stakeholder. A total of 46,380,780 shares are owned by the mutual fund manager. The Oakmark International Fund, which owns about 4.45% of TV stock, is the second-largest Mutual Fund holder. It holds 24,907,590 shares valued at 203.74 million. Dodge & Cox Global Stock Fund holds 1.75% of the stake in TV, owning 9,815,600 shares worth 80.29 million.
An Overview of Recent Financials:
Understanding a company as a customer does not mean you will understand it as an investor. The wise investor uses quantitative research to analyze metrics such as revenue, net income, and earnings. In its fiscal quarter reported on Jun 29, 2022, TV reported revenue of $18.53B and operating income of $1.59B. Over the past year, revenue came in at $104.17B while operating income stood at $21.89B. It generated $3.14B net income for the quarter, which came to $60.24B over the last twelve months. The EBITDA in the recently reported quarter was $6.92B and diluted EPS was $5.55. EBITDA for the full year was $25.38B.
Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for TV since 17 analysts follow the stock currently. There are 13 analysts who recommend BUY ratings, while 0 suggest SELL ratings. Of the remaining analysts, 3 believe that the stock is worth HOLDING, 1 give it an OVERWEIGHT rating, and 0 thinks that it’s UNDERWEIGHT. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With TV analysts setting a high price target of $17.14 and a low target of $9.30, the average target price over the next 12 months is $13.57. Based on these targets, TV could surge 130.69% to reach the target high and rise by 25.17% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 82.64% from current levels.
EPS: Estimates vs Actual
It is also common to use earnings estimates to evaluate a firm’s growth potential and to determine trading strategy. TV will report FY 2022 earnings on 02/23/2023. Analysts have provided yearly estimates in a range of $0.39 being high and -$0.28 being low. For TV, this leads to a yearly average estimate of $0.08. The earnings surprise of a firm occurs when the actual results change from the consensus earnings estimate. Grupo Televisa S.A.B. surprised analysts by -$0.01 when it reported $0.05 EPS against a consensus estimate of $0.06. The surprise factor in the prior quarter was -$0.23. Based on analyst estimates, the high estimate for the next quarter is $0.14 and the low estimate is $0.09. The average estimate for the next quarter is thus $0.11.