PlayAGS (NYSE:AGS – Get Rating) is one of 31 publicly-traded companies in the “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare PlayAGS to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability and risk.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares PlayAGS and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|PlayAGS||$259.70 million||-$22.57 million||-10.73|
|PlayAGS Competitors||$1.60 billion||$104.56 million||21.99|
PlayAGS’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than PlayAGS. PlayAGS 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.
Risk and Volatility
Insider and Institutional Ownership
88.9% of PlayAGS shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.3% of shares of all “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies are owned by institutional investors. 3.0% of PlayAGS shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.3% of shares of all “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares PlayAGS and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for PlayAGS and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
PlayAGS presently has a consensus target price of $11.50, suggesting a potential upside of 78.57%. As a group, “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies have a potential upside of 40.05%. Given PlayAGS’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe PlayAGS is more favorable than its peers.
PlayAGS beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
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