Analyzing PENN Entertainment (NASDAQ:PENN) and Selina Hospitality (NASDAQ:SLNA)

PENN Entertainment (NASDAQ:PENNGet Free Report) and Selina Hospitality (NASDAQ:SLNAGet Free Report) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.7% of PENN Entertainment shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of PENN Entertainment shares 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.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares PENN Entertainment and Selina Hospitality’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PENN Entertainment $6.36 billion 0.44 -$490.00 million ($3.64) -5.00
Selina Hospitality $183.93 million N/A -$197.11 million N/A N/A

Selina Hospitality has lower revenue, but higher earnings than PENN Entertainment.

Risk and Volatility

PENN Entertainment has a beta of 2.06, indicating that its stock price is 106% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Selina Hospitality has a beta of 0.32, indicating that its stock price is 68% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for PENN Entertainment and Selina Hospitality, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PENN Entertainment 0 7 9 0 2.56
Selina Hospitality 0 0 0 0 N/A

PENN Entertainment currently has a consensus target price of $31.31, indicating a potential upside of 71.95%. Given PENN Entertainment’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe PENN Entertainment is more favorable than Selina Hospitality.


This table compares PENN Entertainment and Selina Hospitality’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PENN Entertainment -7.70% 1.31% 0.30%
Selina Hospitality N/A N/A N/A


PENN Entertainment beats Selina Hospitality on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About PENN Entertainment

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PENN Entertainment, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated entertainment, sports content, and casino gaming experiences. The company operates through five segments: Northeast, South, West, Midwest, and Interactive. It operates online sports betting in various jurisdictions; and iCasino under Hollywood Casino, L'Auberge, ESPN BET, and theScore Bet Sportsbook and Casino brands. The company's portfolio also includes PENN Play, customer loyalty program, which offers a set of rewards and experiences for business channels. In addition, it owns various trademarks and service marks, including Ameristar, Argosy, Boomtown, Hollywood Casino, Hollywood Gaming, L'Auberge, PENN Play, theScore, theScore Bet, theScore esports, and M Resort. The company was formerly known as Penn National Gaming, Inc. and changed its name to PENN Entertainment, Inc. in August 2022. PENN Entertainment, Inc. was founded in 1972 and is based in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania.

About Selina Hospitality

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Selina Hospitality PLC operates as a hospitality company in Australia, Asia, the United States of America, Mexico, Central America, South America, Europe, Israel, and Africa. Its portfolio includes lifestyle and experiential Millennial- and Gen Z-focused hotels with 118 destinations in 24 countries across 6 continents. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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