Esports Entertainment Group (GMBL) & Its Competitors Head-To-Head Analysis

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

Risk and Volatility

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

Profitability

This table compares Esports Entertainment Group and its competitors’ 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%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

19.8% of Esports Entertainment Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.0% of shares of all “Amusement & recreation services” companies are held by institutional investors. 16.2% of Esports Entertainment Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 29.4% of shares of all “Amusement & recreation services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Esports Entertainment Group and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Esports Entertainment Group $16.78 million -$26.37 million -0.16
Esports Entertainment Group Competitors $914.79 million -$75.39 million 64.79

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Esports Entertainment Group and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Esports Entertainment Group 0 1 3 0 2.75
Esports Entertainment Group Competitors 73 271 381 10 2.45

Esports Entertainment Group currently has a consensus price target of $11.00, indicating a potential upside of 2,713.30%. As a group, “Amusement & recreation services” companies have a potential upside of 54.95%. Given Esports Entertainment Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Esports Entertainment Group is more favorable than its competitors.

Summary

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

About Esports Entertainment Group (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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