PlayAGS (AGS) vs. The Competition Head-To-Head Survey

PlayAGS (NYSE:AGSGet Rating) is one of 31 public companies in the “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare PlayAGS to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for PlayAGS and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PlayAGS 0 1 3 0 2.75
PlayAGS Competitors 49 160 383 6 2.58

PlayAGS presently has a consensus target price of $11.50, suggesting a potential upside of 75.84%. As a group, “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies have a potential upside of 38.87%. Given PlayAGS’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe PlayAGS is more favorable than its peers.

Volatility & Risk

PlayAGS has a beta of 2.31, suggesting that its stock price is 131% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PlayAGS’s peers have a beta of -0.53, suggesting that their average stock price is 153% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares PlayAGS and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
PlayAGS $259.70 million -$22.57 million -10.90
PlayAGS Competitors $1.60 billion $104.56 million 21.10

PlayAGS’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than PlayAGS. PlayAGS 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.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

88.9% of PlayAGS shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.3% of shares of all “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies are owned by institutional investors. 3.0% of PlayAGS shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.3% of shares of all “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PlayAGS -7.66% -33.94% -1.89%
PlayAGS Competitors -119.14% -15.19% -10.49%

Summary

PlayAGS beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

PlayAGS Company Profile

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AGS is a global company focused on creating a diverse mix of entertaining gaming experiences for every kind of player. Their roots are firmly planted in the Class II Native American gaming market, but their customer-centric culture and growth have helped them branch out to become a leading all-inclusive commercial gaming supplier. Powered by high-performing Class II and Class III slot products, an expansive table products portfolio, highly rated social casino solutions for players and operators, and best-in-class service, they offer an unmatched value proposition for their casino partners.

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