Dolphin Entertainment (NASDAQ:DLPN – Get Rating) is one of 64 public companies in the “Personal services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Dolphin Entertainment to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability and earnings.
Risk & Volatility
Dolphin Entertainment has a beta of 2.11, suggesting that its stock price is 111% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dolphin Entertainment’s peers have a beta of 1.22, suggesting that their average stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Dolphin Entertainment and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Dolphin Entertainment Competitors||-22.83%||-71.32%||-3.17%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
12.2% of Dolphin Entertainment shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.9% of shares of all “Personal services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.6% of Dolphin Entertainment shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 23.2% of shares of all “Personal services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Dolphin Entertainment and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Dolphin Entertainment Competitors||268||1009||1534||81||2.49|
Dolphin Entertainment presently has a consensus target price of $12.00, indicating a potential upside of 189.16%. As a group, “Personal services” companies have a potential upside of 22.69%. Given Dolphin Entertainment’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Dolphin Entertainment is more favorable than its peers.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Dolphin Entertainment and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Dolphin Entertainment||$35.73 million||-$1.94 million||-4.46|
|Dolphin Entertainment Competitors||$686.58 million||$59.18 million||24.36|
Dolphin Entertainment’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Dolphin Entertainment. Dolphin Entertainment 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.
Dolphin Entertainment beats its peers on 7 of the 12 factors compared.
Dolphin Entertainment Company Profile (Get Rating)
Dolphin Entertainment, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an independent entertainment marketing and premium content development company in the United States. It operates in two segments, Entertainment Publicity and Marketing; and Content Production. The Entertainment Publicity and Marketing segment offers public relations, entertainment content marketing, strategic communications, social media and digital marketing, creative branding, talent publicity, and entertainment marketing services, as well as produces promotional video content. The Content Production segment produces and distributes feature films and digital content. In addition, it offers strategic marketing and publicity services to individuals and corporates in the entertainment, hospitality, and music industries. The company was formerly known as Dolphin Digital Media, Inc. and changed its name to Dolphin Entertainment, Inc. in July 2017. Dolphin Entertainment, Inc. is headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida.
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