Financial Review: Enthusiast Gaming (EGLX) & Its Rivals

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

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

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Enthusiast Gaming -26.65% -19.98% -14.49%
Enthusiast Gaming Competitors -2,733.84% -2.38% -207.36%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Enthusiast Gaming and its peers, 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 target price of $8.00, indicating a potential upside of 279.15%. As a group, “Amusement & recreation services” companies have a potential upside of 64.90%. Given Enthusiast Gaming’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Enthusiast Gaming is more favorable than its peers.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Enthusiast Gaming $132.78 million -$41.53 million -6.81
Enthusiast Gaming Competitors $914.79 million -$75.39 million 56.93

Enthusiast Gaming’s peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Enthusiast Gaming. Enthusiast Gaming 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.

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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