Head-To-Head Survey: PlayAGS (NYSE:AGS) & Global Consumer Acquisition (NASDAQ:GACQ)

PlayAGS (NYSE:AGSGet Rating) and Global Consumer Acquisition (NASDAQ:GACQGet Rating) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and risk.

Profitability

This table compares PlayAGS and Global Consumer Acquisition’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PlayAGS -8.69% -50.11% -3.07%
Global Consumer Acquisition N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for PlayAGS and Global Consumer Acquisition, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PlayAGS 0 1 3 0 2.75
Global Consumer Acquisition 0 0 0 0 N/A

PlayAGS currently has a consensus price target of $14.25, suggesting a potential upside of 130.21%. Given PlayAGS’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe PlayAGS is more favorable than Global Consumer Acquisition.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PlayAGS and Global Consumer Acquisition’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PlayAGS $259.70 million 0.88 -$22.57 million ($0.62) -9.98
Global Consumer Acquisition N/A N/A $1.14 million N/A N/A

Global Consumer Acquisition has lower revenue, but higher earnings than PlayAGS.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

81.8% of PlayAGS shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.4% of Global Consumer Acquisition shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.8% of PlayAGS shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

PlayAGS beats Global Consumer Acquisition on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

PlayAGS Company Profile (Get Rating)

AGS is a global company focused on creating a diverse mix of entertaining gaming experiences for every kind of player. Their roots are firmly planted in the Class II Native American gaming market, but their customer-centric culture and growth have helped them branch out to become a leading all-inclusive commercial gaming supplier. Powered by high-performing Class II and Class III slot products, an expansive table products portfolio, highly rated social casino solutions for players and operators, and best-in-class service, they offer an unmatched value proposition for their casino partners.

Global Consumer Acquisition Company Profile (Get Rating)

Global Consumer Acquisition Corp. intends to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. It intends to focus on businesses in the consumer products and services sectors. The company was incorporated in 2020 and is based in Marietta, Georgia.

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