Analyzing Genius Sports (GENI) & Its Rivals

Genius Sports (NYSE:GENIGet Rating) is one of 29 public companies in the “Miscellaneous amusement & recreation services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Genius Sports to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Genius Sports and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Genius Sports 0 1 8 0 2.89
Genius Sports Competitors 174 950 1750 53 2.57

Genius Sports currently has a consensus price target of $16.89, indicating a potential upside of 305.01%. As a group, “Miscellaneous amusement & recreation services” companies have a potential upside of 37.91%. Given Genius Sports’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Genius Sports is more favorable than its competitors.

Volatility & Risk

Genius Sports has a beta of 1.82, suggesting that its share price is 82% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Genius Sports’ competitors have a beta of 1.59, suggesting that their average share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Genius Sports and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Genius Sports $262.73 million -$592.75 million -0.63
Genius Sports Competitors $3.73 billion $36.18 million 13.71

Genius Sports’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Genius Sports. Genius Sports is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

45.4% of Genius Sports shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 50.4% of shares of all “Miscellaneous amusement & recreation services” companies are held by institutional investors. 22.5% of shares of all “Miscellaneous amusement & recreation services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Genius Sports and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Genius Sports -225.61% -52.87% -32.88%
Genius Sports Competitors -209.77% -74.21% -27.51%

Summary

Genius Sports competitors beat Genius Sports on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

About Genius Sports (Get Rating)

Genius Sports Limited develops and sells technology-led products and services to the sports, sports betting, and sports media industries. It offers technology infrastructure for the collection, integration, and distribution of live data of sports leagues; streaming solutions comprising technology, automatic production, and distribution for sports to commercialize video footage of their games; and end-to-end integrity services to sports leagues, such as full-time active monitoring technology, which uses mathematical algorithms to identify and flag suspicious betting activity in global betting markets, as well as a full suite of online and offline educational and consultancy services. The company also provides live sports data collection; pre-game and in-game odds feeds; risk management services, including customer profiling, monitoring of incoming bets, automated acceptance and rejection of bets, and limit setting; live streaming services; creation, delivery, and measurement services for personalized online marketing campaigns; and fan engagement widgets for digital publishers that offer live game statistics and betting-related content. The company is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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