Earthworks Entertainment (OTCMKTS:EWKS – Get Rating) and MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM – Get Rating) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
Volatility & Risk
Earthworks Entertainment has a beta of -0.15, meaning that its stock price is 115% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MGM Resorts International has a beta of 2.32, meaning that its stock price is 132% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Earthworks Entertainment and MGM Resorts International’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|MGM Resorts International||$9.68 billion||1.95||$1.25 billion||$2.45||17.69|
MGM Resorts International has higher revenue and earnings than Earthworks Entertainment.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
64.5% of MGM Resorts International shares are held by institutional investors. 2.1% of MGM Resorts International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Earthworks Entertainment and MGM Resorts International, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|MGM Resorts International||0||7||8||0||2.53|
MGM Resorts International has a consensus target price of $54.33, indicating a potential upside of 25.32%.
This table compares Earthworks Entertainment and MGM Resorts International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|MGM Resorts International||12.96%||-2.23%||-0.64%|
MGM Resorts International beats Earthworks Entertainment on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Earthworks Entertainment Company Profile (Get Rating)
Earthworks Entertainment, Inc., a development stage company, engages in the creation, co-production, marketing, and distribution of children's and family-oriented entertainment properties. It markets its properties through multiplatform Earthworks Entertainment, Inc., a development stage company, engages in the creation, co-production, marketing, and distribution of children's and family-oriented entertainment properties. It markets its properties through multiplatform market categories, including television, home video, merchandise licensing, electronic and video games, and book and music publishing. The company also forms teaming agreements with outside companies for the co-operative marketing of entertainment properties. Earthworks Entertainment owns marketing rights to nine family-oriented entertainment properties, which include Z-Force, an action adventure property; Nine Dog Christmas, a music-driven holiday property; Big Dogs, the big attitude character brand; Little Suzy's Zoo, the preschool and baby character brand; Corneil & Bernie; The Plonsters, the clay animation television series; The Little Reindeer, an animated Christmas special; 64 Zoo Lane, the animated children's series; and Kiddo the Super Truck, a theatrical quality computer animated property. The company was incorporated in 1986 and is based in Addison, Texas.
MGM Resorts International Company Profile (Get Rating)
MGM Resorts International, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates casino, hotel, and entertainment resorts in the United States and Macau. The company operates through three segments: Las Vegas Strip Resorts, Regional Operations, and MGM China. Its casino resorts offer gaming, hotel, convention, dining, entertainment, retail, and other resort amenities. The company's casino operations include slots and table games, as well as online sports betting and iGaming through BetMGM. As of February 17, 2021, its portfolio consisted of 29 hotel and destination gaming offerings. The company also owns and operates Las Vegas Strip Resorts and Fallen Oak golf course. Its customers include premium gaming customers; leisure and wholesale travel customers; business travelers; and group customers, including conventions, trade associations, and small meetings. The company was formerly known as MGM MIRAGE and changed its name to MGM Resorts International in June 2010. MGM Resorts International was incorporated in 1986 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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