Enthusiast Gaming (EGLX) & Its Competitors Critical Review

Enthusiast Gaming (NASDAQ:EGLXGet Rating) is one of 34 publicly-traded companies in the “Amusement & recreation services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Enthusiast Gaming to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Enthusiast Gaming and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Enthusiast Gaming -26.65% -19.99% -14.77%
Enthusiast Gaming Competitors 2,300.79% -2.90% 170.37%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Enthusiast Gaming and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Enthusiast Gaming 0 0 3 0 3.00
Enthusiast Gaming Competitors 73 270 379 10 2.45

Enthusiast Gaming presently has a consensus price target of $8.00, indicating a potential upside of 238.98%. As a group, “Amusement & recreation services” companies have a potential upside of 63.59%. Given Enthusiast Gaming’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Enthusiast Gaming is more favorable than its rivals.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Enthusiast Gaming and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Enthusiast Gaming $132.78 million -$41.53 million -7.61
Enthusiast Gaming Competitors $914.79 million -$75.39 million 49.90

Enthusiast Gaming’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Enthusiast Gaming. Enthusiast Gaming is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

19.1% of Enthusiast Gaming shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.0% of shares of all “Amusement & recreation services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 29.4% of shares of all “Amusement & recreation services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Enthusiast Gaming rivals beat Enthusiast Gaming on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Enthusiast Gaming Company Profile (Get Rating)

Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc. engages in the media, content, entertainment, and esports businesses the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company operates an online network of approximately 100 gaming related websites; owns and operates Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo, a video-gaming expo; provides management and support services to players involved in professional gaming; owns and manages esports teams, which cover games comprising Call of Duty, Madden NFL, Fortnite, Overwatch, Super Smash Bros., Rocket League, and Valorant; and produces and programs approximately 30 weekly shows across AVOD and OTT channels, and represents approximately 500 gaming influencers in YouTube and Twitch. It also operates Luminosity Gaming, an eSports franchise; and hosts other gaming events. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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