Analyzing Austerlitz Acquisition Co. I (NYSE:AUS) & Genius Sports (NYSE:GENI)

Austerlitz Acquisition Co. I (NYSE:AUSGet Rating) and Genius Sports (NYSE:GENIGet Rating) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, earnings, risk and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

Austerlitz Acquisition Co. I has a beta of 0.01, meaning that its share price is 99% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Genius Sports has a beta of 1.76, meaning that its share price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Austerlitz Acquisition Co. I and Genius Sports’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Austerlitz Acquisition Co. I N/A N/A $14.28 million N/A N/A
Genius Sports $262.73 million 1.93 -$592.75 million ($3.94) -0.65

Austerlitz Acquisition Co. I has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Genius Sports.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Austerlitz Acquisition Co. I and Genius Sports, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Austerlitz Acquisition Co. I 0 0 0 0 N/A
Genius Sports 0 1 7 0 2.88

Genius Sports has a consensus price target of $13.88, suggesting a potential upside of 444.12%. Given Genius Sports’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Genius Sports is more favorable than Austerlitz Acquisition Co. I.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

65.5% of Austerlitz Acquisition Co. I shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.1% of Genius Sports shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Austerlitz Acquisition Co. I and Genius Sports’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Austerlitz Acquisition Co. I N/A -84.38% 4.86%
Genius Sports -212.81% -40.24% -31.34%

Summary

Genius Sports beats Austerlitz Acquisition Co. I on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Austerlitz Acquisition Co. I Company Profile (Get Rating)

Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation I does not have significant operations. It intends to effect a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities. The company was formerly known as Foley Trasimene Acquisition Corporation III. Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation I was incorporated in 2020 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Genius Sports Company Profile (Get Rating)

Genius Sports Limited develops and sells technology-led products and services to the sports, sports betting, and sports media industries. It offers technology infrastructure for the collection, integration, and distribution of live data of sports leagues; streaming solutions comprising technology, automatic production, and distribution for sports to commercialize video footage of their games; and end-to-end integrity services to sports leagues, such as full-time active monitoring technology, which uses mathematical algorithms to identify and flag suspicious betting activity in global betting markets, as well as a full suite of online and offline educational and consultancy services. The company also provides live sports data collection; pre-game and in-game odds feeds; risk management services, including customer profiling, monitoring of incoming bets, automated acceptance and rejection of bets, and limit setting; live streaming services; creation, delivery, and measurement services for personalized online marketing campaigns; and fan engagement widgets for digital publishers that offer live game statistics and betting-related content. The company is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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