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Rogers Communications (RCI.A) Competitors

C$60.00
-1.03 (-1.69%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)

RCI.A vs. QBR.B, QBR.A, and RCI.B

Should you be buying Rogers Communications stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Rogers Communications include Quebecor (QBR.B), Quebecor (QBR.A), and Rogers Communications (RCI.B). These companies are all part of the "telecom services" industry.

Rogers Communications vs.

Rogers Communications (TSE:RCI.A) and Quebecor (TSE:QBR.B) are both mid-cap business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, community ranking, media sentiment, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and profitability.

Rogers Communications pays an annual dividend of C$2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Quebecor pays an annual dividend of C$1.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Rogers Communications pays out 123.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Quebecor pays out 46.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Quebecor is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Rogers Communications presently has a consensus price target of C$65.00, indicating a potential upside of 8.33%. Quebecor has a consensus price target of C$40.03, indicating a potential upside of 26.12%. Given Quebecor's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Quebecor is more favorable than Rogers Communications.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rogers Communications
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
Quebecor
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.88

0.1% of Rogers Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.8% of Quebecor shares are owned by institutional investors. 97.9% of Rogers Communications shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Quebecor shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Quebecor had 8 more articles in the media than Rogers Communications. MarketBeat recorded 10 mentions for Quebecor and 2 mentions for Rogers Communications. Rogers Communications' average media sentiment score of 0.36 beat Quebecor's score of 0.08 indicating that Rogers Communications is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Rogers Communications
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Quebecor
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Rogers Communications has a beta of 0.56, suggesting that its stock price is 44% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Quebecor has a beta of 0.4, suggesting that its stock price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Rogers Communications has higher revenue and earnings than Quebecor. Quebecor is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Rogers Communications, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Rogers CommunicationsC$19.31B0.35C$849MC$1.6237.04
QuebecorC$5.43B0.90C$650.50MC$2.8011.34

Quebecor received 422 more outperform votes than Rogers Communications when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 79.08% of users gave Quebecor an outperform vote while only 61.11% of users gave Rogers Communications an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Rogers CommunicationsOutperform Votes
77
61.11%
Underperform Votes
49
38.89%
QuebecorOutperform Votes
499
79.08%
Underperform Votes
132
20.92%

Quebecor has a net margin of 11.97% compared to Rogers Communications' net margin of 4.40%. Quebecor's return on equity of 38.24% beat Rogers Communications' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rogers Communications4.40% 8.27% 4.47%
Quebecor 11.97%38.24%7.12%

Summary

Quebecor beats Rogers Communications on 14 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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RCI.A vs. The Competition

MetricRogers CommunicationsTelecom Services IndustryBusiness SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$6.67BC$8.48BC$6.81BC$5.12B
Dividend Yield3.19%9.05%3.14%5.65%
P/E Ratio37.0467.9728.8624.01
Price / Sales0.3554.241,353.381,386.56
Price / Cash46.2931.3318.9579.35
Price / Book3.052.934.992.59
Net IncomeC$849MC$924.11MC$91.00MC$294.61M
7 Day Performance-2.82%0.63%1.26%0.42%
1 Month Performance-6.57%2.48%5.00%1.37%
1 Year Performance-8.47%-4.66%8.19%2.78%

Rogers Communications Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
QBR.B
Quebecor
3.6955 of 5 stars
C$31.12
+1.8%
C$40.03
+28.6%
-1.7%C$4.79BC$5.43B11.1110,039
QBR.A
Quebecor
0 of 5 stars
C$31.27
+2.4%
N/A-1.0%C$2.40BC$5.43B11.1710,000Gap Up
RCI.B
Rogers Communications
4.1019 of 5 stars
C$60.94
+0.2%
C$77.81
+27.7%
-7.9%C$25.53BC$19.31B37.62N/A

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This page (TSE:RCI.A) was last updated on 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff