Genius Sports (GENI) and The Competition Head to Head Survey

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Genius Sports and its peers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Genius Sports 0 1 8 0 2.89
Genius Sports Competitors 174 950 1751 53 2.57

Genius Sports currently has a consensus price target of $16.89, suggesting a potential upside of 324.34%. As a group, “Miscellaneous amusement & recreation services” companies have a potential upside of 33.15%. Given Genius Sports’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Genius Sports is more favorable than its peers.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

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


This table compares Genius Sports and its peers’ 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%

Risk and Volatility

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

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Genius Sports $262.73 million -$592.75 million -0.61
Genius Sports Competitors $3.73 billion $36.08 million 14.11

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


Genius Sports peers 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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