Galaxy Gaming (OTCMKTS:GLXZ – Get Rating) is one of 33 publicly-traded companies in the “Amusement & recreation services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Galaxy Gaming to related companies based on the strength of its risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
5.9% of Galaxy Gaming shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.1% of shares of all “Amusement & recreation services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 23.7% of Galaxy Gaming shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 27.3% of shares of all “Amusement & recreation services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Galaxy Gaming and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Galaxy Gaming Competitors||73||274||384||10||2.45|
As a group, “Amusement & recreation services” companies have a potential upside of 52.23%. Given Galaxy Gaming’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Galaxy Gaming has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Volatility and Risk
Galaxy Gaming has a beta of 1.54, meaning that its stock price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Galaxy Gaming’s peers have a beta of -0.33, meaning that their average stock price is 133% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Galaxy Gaming and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Galaxy Gaming||$19.98 million||$2.11 million||38.50|
|Galaxy Gaming Competitors||$996.05 million||-$74.95 million||50.58|
Galaxy Gaming’s peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Galaxy Gaming. Galaxy Gaming 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.
This table compares Galaxy Gaming and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Galaxy Gaming Competitors||-2,737.81%||-1.13%||-206.04%|
Galaxy Gaming peers beat Galaxy Gaming on 6 of the 10 factors compared.
Galaxy Gaming Company Profile (Get Rating)
Galaxy Gaming, Inc., a gaming company, designs, develops, acquires, assembles, markets, and licenses proprietary casino table games and associated technology, platforms, and systems for the casino gaming industry. The company's proprietary table games comprise side bets, which are proprietary features and wagering options added to public domain games, such as poker, baccarat, pai gow poker, craps, and blackjack table games under the Lucky Ladies, 21+3, and Bonus Craps titles; and premium games, which are stand-alone games with their own set of rules and strategies under the Heads Up Hold 'em, High Card Flush, Cajun Stud, and Three Card Poker. It also provides enhanced table systems, which include Bonus Jackpot System, an electronic system installed on gaming tables designed to collect data by detecting player wagers and other game activities. In addition, the company offers automated electronic tables and other ancillary equipment, as well as relicenses various game titles to operators of online gaming systems. The company markets its products to online casinos worldwide; land-based casino gaming companies in North America, the Caribbean, Central America, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Africa; and cruise ship companies. Galaxy Gaming, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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