Comparing Esports Entertainment Group (GMBL) and Its Competitors

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

Volatility & Risk

Esports Entertainment Group has a beta of 1.07, meaning that its stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Esports Entertainment Group’s peers have a beta of -0.49, meaning that their average stock price is 149% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Esports Entertainment Group and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Esports Entertainment Group $16.78 million -$26.37 million -0.15
Esports Entertainment Group Competitors $914.79 million -$75.39 million 63.70

Esports Entertainment Group’s peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Esports Entertainment Group. Esports Entertainment Group 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.

Profitability

This table compares Esports Entertainment Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Esports Entertainment Group -115.86% -44.43% -25.91%
Esports Entertainment Group Competitors -2,733.84% -2.38% -207.36%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Esports Entertainment Group and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Esports Entertainment Group 0 1 3 0 2.75
Esports Entertainment Group Competitors 73 271 380 10 2.45

Esports Entertainment Group presently has a consensus target price of $11.00, indicating a potential upside of 2,964.07%. As a group, “Amusement & recreation services” companies have a potential upside of 70.08%. Given Esports Entertainment Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Esports Entertainment Group is more favorable than its peers.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

19.8% of Esports Entertainment Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.0% of shares of all “Amusement & recreation services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 16.2% of Esports Entertainment Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 29.4% of shares of all “Amusement & recreation services” companies are owned 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.

Summary

Esports Entertainment Group beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Esports Entertainment Group Company Profile (Get Rating)

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. operates as an iGaming and entertainment company in the United States and internationally. The company operates Vie.bet, an esports focused platform; Sportnation.bet, an online sportsbook and casino; iDefix, a casino-platform; Bethard, an online sportsbook and casino; Vie.gg, an online esports wagering website; and ggCircuit, a local area network center management software for managing mission critical functions, such as game licensing and payments. It also organizes professional and amateur esports events. The company was formerly known as VGambling, Inc. and changed its name to Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. in May 2017. Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in St. Julian's, Malta.

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