New York Times (NYSE:NYT) vs. Schibsted ASA (OTCMKTS:SBBTF) Financial Analysis

New York Times (NYSE:NYTGet Free Report) and Schibsted ASA (OTCMKTS:SBBTFGet Free Report) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares New York Times and Schibsted ASA’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
New York Times 9.58% 16.48% 10.66%
Schibsted ASA N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for New York Times and Schibsted ASA, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
New York Times 0 3 3 0 2.50
Schibsted ASA 0 0 1 0 3.00

New York Times currently has a consensus price target of $45.67, indicating a potential upside of 4.57%. Given New York Times’ higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe New York Times is more favorable than Schibsted ASA.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares New York Times and Schibsted ASA’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
New York Times $2.43 billion 2.95 $232.39 million $1.39 31.42
Schibsted ASA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

New York Times has higher revenue and earnings than Schibsted ASA.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

95.4% of New York Times shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of New York Times shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

New York Times beats Schibsted ASA on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About New York Times

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The New York Times Company, together with its subsidiaries, creates, collects, and distributes news and information worldwide. The company operates through two segments, The New York Times Group and The Athletic. It offers The New York Times (The Times) through company's mobile application, website, printed newspaper, and associated content, such as podcast. The company also offers The Athletic, a sports media product; Cooking, a recipe product; Games, a puzzle games product; and Audio, an audio product. In addition, it offers a portfolio of advertising products and services to advertisers, such as luxury goods, technology, and financial companies, to promote products, services or brands on digital platforms in the form of display ads, audio and video, in print in the form of column-inch ads, and at live events; and Wirecutter, a product review and recommendation product. Further, the company licenses content to digital aggregators in the business, professional, academic and library markets, and third-party digital platforms; articles, graphics, and photographs, including newspapers, magazines, and websites; and for use in television, films, and books, as well as provide rights to reprint articles, and create and sell new digests. Additionally, it engages in commercial printing and distribution for third parties; and operates the NYTimes.com website. The company was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

About Schibsted ASA

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Schibsted ASA, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a media company. The company operates through Nordic Marketplaces, News Media, eCommerce & Distribution, and Financial Services & Ventures segments. It operates online classifieds that provide technology-based services to connect buyers and sellers, and facilitate transactions, including job offers, real estate, cars, travel, consumer goods, and others. The company also publishes newspapers under the VG, Aftenposten, E24, Bergens Tidende, Stavanger Aftenblad, Aftonbladet, Svenska Dagbladet, and Omni brands in paper and digital format; and operates Podme, a podcast platform. In addition, the company distributes newspapers and parcels for businesses and consumers under the Helthjem and Morgenlevering brands. Further, it has a portfolio of digital companies, which include Lendo that offers digital marketplaces for consumer lending; Prisjakt, which offers price comparison for consumers; Ingrid, a delivery platform; Tørn, a marketplace for surplus construction goods; and Savr, a fund platform. The company operates in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, other European countries, and internationally. Schibsted ASA was founded in 1839 and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

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