Comparison of Windstream Holdings Inc. (WIN) and GCI Liberty Inc. (NASDAQ:GLIBA)

Windstream Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) and GCI Liberty Inc. (NASDAQ:GLIBA), are influenced by contrast since they are both players in the Telecom Services – Domestic. These factors are particularly influence the risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation of the two firms.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Windstream Holdings Inc. N/A 0.00 N/A -50.56 0.00
GCI Liberty Inc. 739.76M 8.25 873.30M -1.29 0.00

Table 1 shows top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation of the two companies.


Table 2 shows the return on equity, return on assets and net margins of the two firms.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Windstream Holdings Inc. 0.00% 148.8% -18.4%
GCI Liberty Inc. -118.05% -2.9% -1.4%

Analyst Recommendations

In next table is delivered Windstream Holdings Inc. and GCI Liberty Inc.’s ratings and recommendations.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Windstream Holdings Inc. 1 2 0 2.67
GCI Liberty Inc. 0 1 0 2.00

Windstream Holdings Inc.’s upside potential is 537.67% at a $2.17 consensus target price. On the other hand, GCI Liberty Inc.’s potential upside is 2.02% and its consensus target price is $59. Based on the results delivered earlier, Windstream Holdings Inc. is looking more favorable than GCI Liberty Inc., analysts belief.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both Windstream Holdings Inc. and GCI Liberty Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 65% and 91.7% respectively. 1.65% are Windstream Holdings Inc.’s share held by insiders. Comparatively, GCI Liberty Inc. has 0.9% of it’s share held by insiders.


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)
Windstream Holdings Inc. -27.15% -89.04% -90.12% -93.59% -95.87% -84.21%
GCI Liberty Inc. 0.33% 5.97% 14.04% 9.84% 1.28% 31.05%

For the past year Windstream Holdings Inc. had bearish trend while GCI Liberty Inc. had bullish trend.


On 6 of the 11 factors GCI Liberty Inc. beats Windstream Holdings Inc.

Windstream Holdings, Inc. provides network communications and technology solutions in the United States. Its ILEC Consumer and Small Business segment offers consumer services, including high-speed Internet access; Internet security services; online backup services; basic local telephone services and long-distance services, as well as call waiting, caller identification, call forwarding, and other services; and video services, as well as owns and operates cable television franchises, and sells and leases equipment to support its consumer high-speed Internet and voice services. It also provides services for small business comprising high-speed Internet access, online backup solution, remote tech help services, Web and audio conferencing services, managed Web design services, Web and e-mail hosting services, and fax-to-e-mail services, as well as voice services. This segment serves approximately 1.5 million residential and small business customers. The companyÂ’s Wholesale segment provides products and services to other communications services providers, such as special access services, which provide network access and transport services to end users; and fiber-to-tower connections to support backhaul services to wireless carriers. It also offers voice and data carrier services to other communications providers, as well as to larger-scale purchasers of network capacity. Its Enterprise segment provides integrated voice and data services, which deliver voice and broadband services over a single Internet connection; multi-site networking services; and other data services, including cloud computing and collocation, and managed services. The companyÂ’s CLEC Consumer and Small Business segment offers integrated voice and data services, advanced data, and traditional voice and long-distance services, as well as online backup, remote IT, managed Web design, Web hosting, and e-mail services. Windstream Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Little Rock, Arkansas.

GCI Liberty, Inc. provides various communication services in the United States. The company offers data, wireless, video, voice, and managed services to residential customers, businesses, governmental entities, and educational and medical institutions. It also provides cable services; and online invitation and social event planning services, as well as engages in the online lending and real estate business. The company is based in Englewood, Colorado.

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