Comparing The Arena Group (AREN) & The Competition

The Arena Group (NYSE:ARENGet Rating) is one of 36 publicly-traded companies in the “Cable & other pay television services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare The Arena Group to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for The Arena Group and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
The Arena Group 0 0 2 0 3.00
The Arena Group Competitors 397 1871 2679 77 2.48

The Arena Group currently has a consensus target price of $19.50, indicating a potential upside of 67.24%. As a group, “Cable & other pay television services” companies have a potential upside of 47.85%. Given The Arena Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe The Arena Group is more favorable than its peers.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

51.3% of shares of all “Cable & other pay television services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.3% of The Arena Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.6% of shares of all “Cable & other pay television services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

The Arena Group has a beta of 0.39, suggesting that its share price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Arena Group’s peers have a beta of 1.21, suggesting that their average share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares The Arena Group and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
The Arena Group $189.14 million -$89.94 million -3.94
The Arena Group Competitors $11.52 billion $2.61 billion 12.10

The Arena Group’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than The Arena Group. The Arena Group 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.

Profitability

This table compares The Arena Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
The Arena Group -40.70% N/A -43.99%
The Arena Group Competitors 36.47% 2.73% 4.02%

Summary

The Arena Group peers beat The Arena Group on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

About The Arena Group (Get Rating)

The Arena Group Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates digital media platform the United States and internationally. The company offers the Platform, a proprietary online publishing platform comprising publishing tools, video platforms, social distribution channels, newsletter technology, machine learning content recommendations, notifications, and other technology. The company was formerly known as TheMaven, Inc. and changed its name to The Arena Group Holdings, Inc. in February 2022. The Arena Group Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 1990 and is based in New York, New York.

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