Analyzing PlayAGS (AGS) and Its Peers

PlayAGS (NYSE:AGSGet 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 companies based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for PlayAGS and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PlayAGS 0 1 3 0 2.75
PlayAGS Competitors 49 160 379 6 2.58

PlayAGS currently has a consensus price target of $11.50, indicating a potential upside of 55.41%. As a group, “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies have a potential upside of 29.54%. Given PlayAGS’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe PlayAGS is more favorable than its peers.

Volatility & Risk

PlayAGS has a beta of 2.55, suggesting that its stock price is 155% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PlayAGS’s peers have a beta of 0.28, suggesting that their average stock price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

88.9% of PlayAGS shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.3% of shares of all “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies are held by institutional investors. 3.0% of PlayAGS shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.0% of shares of all “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies are held by 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.

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 -119.10% -14.88% -10.36%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares PlayAGS and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
PlayAGS $259.70 million -$22.57 million -12.33
PlayAGS Competitors $1.59 billion $103.63 million 60.94

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.

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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