Reviewing Esports Entertainment Group (GMBL) and Its Peers

Esports Entertainment Group (NASDAQ:GMBLGet Rating) is one of 33 public companies in the “Amusement & recreation services” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Esports Entertainment Group to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

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 -186.55% -56.85% -23.96%
Esports Entertainment Group Competitors -2,737.81% -1.13% -206.04%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Esports Entertainment Group and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Esports Entertainment Group $16.78 million -$26.37 million -0.10
Esports Entertainment Group Competitors $996.05 million -$74.95 million 60.63

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.

Volatility and Risk

Esports Entertainment Group has a beta of 1.08, indicating that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Esports Entertainment Group’s competitors have a beta of -0.33, indicating that their average share price is 133% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

19.8% of Esports Entertainment Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.7% 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, 25.2% 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 company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Esports Entertainment Group and its competitors, as reported 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 73 273 383 10 2.45

Esports Entertainment Group presently has a consensus price target of $11.00, suggesting a potential upside of 2,797.02%. As a group, “Amusement & recreation services” companies have a potential upside of 49.17%. Given Esports Entertainment Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly 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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