Accel Entertainment (NYSE:ACEL – Get 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 Accel Entertainment to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings and institutional ownership.
Risk and Volatility
Accel Entertainment has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Accel Entertainment’s rivals have a beta of -0.49, suggesting that their average stock price is 149% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Accel Entertainment and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Accel Entertainment||$734.71 million||$31.56 million||22.17|
|Accel Entertainment Competitors||$914.79 million||-$75.39 million||64.93|
Accel Entertainment’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Accel Entertainment. Accel Entertainment 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.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Accel Entertainment and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Accel Entertainment Competitors||73||271||381||10||2.45|
Accel Entertainment currently has a consensus price target of $16.38, suggesting a potential upside of 53.90%. As a group, “Amusement & recreation services” companies have a potential upside of 61.94%. Given Accel Entertainment’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Accel Entertainment has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
48.3% of Accel Entertainment shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.0% of shares of all “Amusement & recreation services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 18.8% of Accel Entertainment 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 hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Accel Entertainment and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Accel Entertainment Competitors||-2,733.84%||-2.38%||-207.36%|
Accel Entertainment beats its rivals on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
Accel Entertainment Company Profile (Get Rating)
Accel Entertainment, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a distributed gaming operator in the United States. It is involved in the installation, maintenance, and operation of gaming terminals; redemption devices that disburse winnings and contain automated teller machine (ATM) functionality; and other amusement devices in authorized non-casino locations, such as restaurants, bars, taverns, convenience stores, liquor stores, truck stops, and grocery stores. The company also provides licensed establishment partners gaming solutions that appeal to players who patronize those businesses. In addition, it operates stand-alone ATMs in gaming and non-gaming locations, as well as amusement devices, including jukeboxes, dartboards, pool tables, pinball machines, and other related entertainment equipment. As of December 31, 2021, the company operated 13,639 video gaming terminals across 2,584 locations in Illinois. Accel Entertainment, Inc. is headquartered in Burr Ridge, Illinois.
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