Allied Esports Entertainment (NASDAQ:AESE) and Verra Mobility (NASDAQ:VRRM) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
58.0% of Verra Mobility shares are owned by institutional investors. 22.0% of Allied Esports Entertainment shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Verra Mobility shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
Allied Esports Entertainment has a beta of 0.52, suggesting that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Verra Mobility has a beta of 0.4, suggesting that its stock price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Allied Esports Entertainment and Verra Mobility, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Allied Esports Entertainment||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Verra Mobility has a consensus target price of $15.22, suggesting a potential upside of 8.34%. Given Verra Mobility’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Verra Mobility is more favorable than Allied Esports Entertainment.
This table compares Allied Esports Entertainment and Verra Mobility’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Allied Esports Entertainment||N/A||-8.00%||-0.28%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Allied Esports Entertainment and Verra Mobility’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Allied Esports Entertainment||N/A||N/A||$1.14 million||N/A||N/A|
|Verra Mobility||$370.15 million||6.02||-$58.40 million||($0.67)||-20.96|
Allied Esports Entertainment has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Verra Mobility.
Verra Mobility beats Allied Esports Entertainment on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Verra Mobility Company Profile
Verra Mobility Corporation provides smart mobility technology solutions and services in the United States, Canada, and Europe. It operates through two segments, Government Solutions and Commercial Services. The Government Solutions segment offers automated safety solutions, including services and technologies that enable photo enforcement through road safety camera programs related to red light, speed, school bus, and city bus lanes. This segment serves municipalities, counties, school districts, and law enforcement agencies. The Commercial Services segment provides automated toll and violations management, and title and registration solutions to rental car companies, fleet management companies, and other large fleet owners. The company is headquartered in Mesa, Arizona.
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