Comparing Esports Entertainment Group (GMBL) & Its Competitors

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 rivals? We will compare Esports Entertainment Group to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Esports Entertainment Group and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Esports Entertainment Group 0 1 3 0 2.75
Esports Entertainment Group Competitors 73 273 384 10 2.45

Esports Entertainment Group currently has a consensus price target of $11.00, suggesting a potential upside of 2,199.81%. As a group, “Amusement & recreation services” companies have a potential upside of 47.21%. Given Esports Entertainment Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Esports Entertainment Group is more favorable than its rivals.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

19.8% of Esports Entertainment Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.1% of shares of all “Amusement & recreation services” companies are held by institutional investors. 16.2% of Esports Entertainment Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 27.3% of shares of all “Amusement & recreation services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

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

Profitability

This table compares Esports Entertainment Group and its rivals’ 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%

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Esports Entertainment Group $16.78 million -$26.37 million -0.13
Esports Entertainment Group Competitors $996.05 million -$74.95 million 56.59

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

Summary

Esports Entertainment Group beats its rivals 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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