Premier Exhibitions (OTCMKTS:PRXIQ) and Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment (NYSE:DDE) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
29.4% of Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment shares are held by institutional investors. 33.0% of Premier Exhibitions shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 43.4% of Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Premier Exhibitions and Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment||$176.92 million||0.48||-$1.06 million||N/A||N/A|
Premier Exhibitions has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment.
This table compares Premier Exhibitions and Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment||-0.66%||-0.44%||-0.32%|
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Premier Exhibitions and Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment||0||1||0||0||2.00|
Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment has a consensus target price of $110.00, indicating a potential upside of 4,230.71%. Given Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment is more favorable than Premier Exhibitions.
Risk & Volatility
Premier Exhibitions has a beta of 2.68, meaning that its share price is 168% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment has a beta of 0.96, meaning that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Premier Exhibitions Company Profile
Premier Exhibitions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in presenting museum-quality touring exhibitions to public worldwide. It operates through two segments, Exhibition Management and RMS Titanic. It develops, deploys, operates, and presents exhibition products in exhibition centers, museums, and non-traditional venues. The company operates and manages various exhibitions, such as Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition' that features the artifacts recovered from the wreck site; Titanic: The Experience, a Titanic-themed exhibition; and Bodies…The Exhibition' and Bodies Revealed', which display multiple human anatomy sets that contain a collection of whole human body specimens, and single human organs and body parts. It also operates and manages Pompeii: One Day in Pompeii', which features the artifacts recovered from the debris of the city of Pompeii; Real Pirates' that tells the story of the Whydah, the first authenticated pirate shipwreck in U.S. waters, and the stories of the people whose lives converged on the vessel; and The Discovery of King Tut', an exhibition based on King Tutankhamun. In addition, the company sells merchandise, such as apparel, posters, gifts, and jewelry related to its shows over the Internet; publishes exhibition catalogs; and provides ancillary services, such as audio tours, as well as sells visitor exhibition themed photographs at its exhibition gift shops. Premier Exhibitions, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment Company Profile
Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a gaming and entertainment resort destination in the United States. The company operates Dover Downs Casino, a 165,000-square foot casino complex with table games, including craps, roulette, and card games; slot machine games; multi-player electronic table games; a poker room; and a race and sports book operation, as well as bars, restaurants, and six retail outlets. It also operates the Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center, a 500 room AAA Four Diamond hotel with fine dining restaurant, spa/salon, conference, banquet, ballroom, and concert hall facilities; and Dover Downs Raceway, a harness racing track with pari-mutuel wagering on live and simulcast horse races. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated approximately 2,300 slot machines; 40 table games; and 12 poker tables. Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is based in Dover, Delaware.
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