Technicolor (OTCMKTS:TCLRY) versus VIZIO (NYSE:VZIO) Head to Head Comparison

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


This table compares Technicolor 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 & Insider Ownership

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

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income 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 revenue, but higher earnings than Technicolor.

Analyst Ratings

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

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
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 higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe VIZIO is more favorable than Technicolor.


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

About Technicolor (Get Rating)

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

About VIZIO (Get Rating)

VIZIO Holding Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides smart televisions, sound bars, and accessories in the United States. It also operates Platform+ that comprises SmartCast, a Smart TV operating system, enabling integrated home entertainment solution, and data intelligence and services products through Inscape. Its SmartCast delivers content and applications through an easy-to-use interface, as well as supports streaming apps, such as Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Discovery+, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount+, Peacock, and YouTube TV and hosts its free ad-supported video app, WatchFree, and VIZIO Free channels. In addition, 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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