Head-To-Head Comparison: PlayAGS (AGS) vs. Its Peers

PlayAGS (NYSE:AGSGet Rating) is one of 31 public companies in the “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare PlayAGS to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

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 -9.48
PlayAGS Competitors $1.60 billion $104.56 million 21.22

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.

Volatility and Risk

PlayAGS has a beta of 2.31, suggesting that its share price is 131% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PlayAGS’s peers have a beta of -0.53, suggesting that their average share price is 153% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for PlayAGS and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PlayAGS 0 1 3 0 2.75
PlayAGS Competitors 50 160 385 6 2.58

PlayAGS currently has a consensus price target of $11.50, suggesting a potential upside of 102.11%. As a group, “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies have a potential upside of 45.77%. Given PlayAGS’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe PlayAGS is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares PlayAGS and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PlayAGS -7.66% -33.94% -1.89%
PlayAGS Competitors -119.14% -15.22% -10.50%

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 insiders. Comparatively, 12.3% of shares of all “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

PlayAGS beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About PlayAGS

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AGS is a global company focused on creating a diverse mix of entertaining gaming experiences for every kind of player. Their roots are firmly planted in the Class II Native American gaming market, but their customer-centric culture and growth have helped them branch out to become a leading all-inclusive commercial gaming supplier. Powered by high-performing Class II and Class III slot products, an expansive table products portfolio, highly rated social casino solutions for players and operators, and best-in-class service, they offer an unmatched value proposition for their casino partners.

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