Head to Head Comparison: DoubleDown Interactive (DDI) versus Its Rivals

DoubleDown Interactive (NASDAQ:DDIGet Rating) is one of 144 publicly-traded companies in the “Data processing & preparation” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare DoubleDown Interactive to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

10.2% of DoubleDown Interactive shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 50.9% of shares of all “Data processing & preparation” companies are owned by institutional investors. 18.9% of shares of all “Data processing & preparation” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares DoubleDown Interactive and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DoubleDown Interactive 21.96% 9.29% 8.22%
DoubleDown Interactive Competitors -37.93% -1,406.80% -6.43%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares DoubleDown Interactive and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
DoubleDown Interactive $363.20 million $78.11 million 5.95
DoubleDown Interactive Competitors $868.32 million -$1.94 million -24.61

DoubleDown Interactive’s competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than DoubleDown Interactive. DoubleDown Interactive is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for DoubleDown Interactive and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DoubleDown Interactive 0 0 2 0 3.00
DoubleDown Interactive Competitors 339 2365 4559 59 2.59

DoubleDown Interactive currently has a consensus target price of $27.50, suggesting a potential upside of 182.05%. As a group, “Data processing & preparation” companies have a potential upside of 90.99%. Given DoubleDown Interactive’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe DoubleDown Interactive is more favorable than its competitors.

Summary

DoubleDown Interactive beats its competitors on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

DoubleDown Interactive Company Profile (Get Rating)

DoubleDown Interactive Co., Ltd. engages in the development and publishing of digital games on mobile and web-based platforms for casual players in South Korea. The company offers DoubleDown Casino, DoubleDown Classic, DoubleDown Fort Knox, and Undead World: Hero Survival games. Its games are primarily distributed, marketed, and promoted through third party platform providers. The company was formerly known as The8Games Co., Ltd. and changed its name to DoubleDown Interactive Co., Ltd. in December 2019. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. DoubleDown Interactive Co., Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of DoubleU Games Co., Ltd.

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