Technicolor (OTCMKTS: TCLRYGet a rating) and VIZIO (NYSE: VZIOGet a rating) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which stock is superior? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.


This table compares Technicolor’s and VIZIO’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Technicolor N / A N / A N / A
VIZIO -1.85% -12.52% -4.51%

Institutional and insider ownership

9.2% of VIZIO shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, hedge funds, and large fund managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Technicolor and VIZIO.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Technicolor $3.43 billion 0.01 -$236.46 million N / A N / A
VIZIO $2.12 billion 0.73 -$39.40 million ($0.21) -38.28

VIZIO has lower revenues, but higher profits than Technicolor.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Technicolor and VIZIO, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Technicolor 0 0 0 0 N / A
VIZIO 0 1 11 0 2.92

VIZIO has a consensus target price of $26.09, indicating a potential upside of 224.51%. Given VIZIO’s likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe VIZIO is more favorable than Technicolor.


VIZIO beats Technicolor on 5 out of 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Technicolor (Get a rating)

Technicolor SA develops, creates and supplies products and services for the media and entertainment sectors in France, the United Kingdom, the rest of Europe, the United States, the rest of the Americas and Asia-Pacific . It operates through three segments: Technicolor Creative Studios, DVD Services and Connected Home. The Technicolor Creative Studios segment provides premium services to content creators, including visual effects and animation for feature films, episodic series, advertising, video games and other audiovisual content. The DVD Services segment reproduces, packages and distributes CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs of video games and music; and provides turnkey integrated supply chain solutions, as well as returns and freight management, as well as sourcing and other inventory management and related services. The Connected Home segment offers a portfolio of customer-facing broadband and video equipment, including broadband modems and gateways, set-top boxes and Internet of Things connected devices for pay-TV operators and service providers. network services, and develops software solutions. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is based in Paris, France.

About VIZIO (Get a rating)

VIZIO Holding Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides smart TVs, soundbars and accessories in the United States. It also operates Platform+ which includes SmartCast, a Smart TV operating system, enabling an integrated home entertainment solution, and intelligence and data services products through Inscape. Its SmartCast delivers content and apps through an easy-to-use interface, and supports streaming apps, such as Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Discovery+, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount+, Peacock and YouTube TV and hosts its ad-supported free video app, WatchFree and VIZIO Free channels. Additionally, the company provides support for third-party voice platforms, as well as second-screen viewing. It sells its products to retailers and through online channels. VIZIO Holding Corp. was incorporated in 2002 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

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