Sirius XM (SIRI) Stock Remains a 'Buy' at TheStreet

NEW YORK (TheStreet) --  TheStreet Ratings team rates Sirius XM Holdings Inc.  (SIRI)  as a "buy" with a ratings score of B.

Shares of Sirius are lower by 0.29% to $3.48 this afternoon.

TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

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"We rate SIRIUS XM HOLDINGS INC (SIRI) a BUY. This is driven by multiple strengths, which we believe should have a greater impact than any weaknesses, and should give investors a better performance opportunity than most stocks we cover. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, increase in net income, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself."

Highlights from the analysis by TheStreet Ratings Team goes as follows:

  • SIRI's revenue growth has slightly outpaced the industry average of 8.6%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues slightly increased by 9.9%. This growth in revenue appears to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, improving the earnings per share.
  • The company's current return on equity greatly increased when compared to its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a signal of significant strength within the corporation. Compared to other companies in the Media industry and the overall market, SIRIUS XM HOLDINGS INC's return on equity significantly exceeds that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
  • The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has significantly exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Media industry. The net income increased by 116.5% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, rising from $62.89 million to $136.17 million.
  • SIRIUS XM HOLDINGS INC reported significant earnings per share improvement in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. This company has reported somewhat volatile earnings recently. But, we feel it is poised for EPS growth in the coming year. During the past fiscal year, SIRIUS XM HOLDINGS INC reported lower earnings of $0.06 versus $0.53 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($0.08 versus $0.06).
  • The gross profit margin for SIRIUS XM HOLDINGS INC is rather high; currently it is at 61.83%. Regardless of SIRI's high profit margin, it has managed to decrease from the same period last year. Despite the mixed results of the gross profit margin, the net profit margin of 12.88% trails the industry average.
  • You can view the full analysis from the report here: SIRI Ratings Report

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