Shoal Games (OTCMKTS:SGLDF) and Dover Motorsports (NYSE:DVD) 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 analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
24.6% of Dover Motorsports shares are owned by institutional investors. 24.4% of Shoal Games shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 50.3% of Dover Motorsports shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Shoal Games has a beta of 0.38, suggesting that its share price is 62% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dover Motorsports has a beta of 0.14, suggesting that its share price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Shoal Games and Dover Motorsports’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Shoal Games||$90,000.00||286.53||-$1.74 million||N/A||N/A|
|Dover Motorsports||$46.74 million||1.66||$8.42 million||$0.10||21.07|
Dover Motorsports has higher revenue and earnings than Shoal Games.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Shoal Games and Dover Motorsports, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Dover Motorsports pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Shoal Games does not pay a dividend. Dover Motorsports pays out 80.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
This table compares Shoal Games and Dover Motorsports’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Dover Motorsports beats Shoal Games on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Shoal Games Company Profile
Shoal Games Ltd. develops and sells consumer mobile software products and games in Anguilla and internationally. It focuses on the development and marketing of a platform of interactive games for families and children. The company's products include Rooplay, a platform of educational and entertainment games; Garfield's Bingo, a bingo game; and Trophy Bingo, live through mobile platforms. The company was formerly known as Bingo.com, Ltd. and changed its name to Shoal Games Ltd. in January 2015. Shoal Games Ltd. was founded in 1987 and is based in The Valley, Anguilla.
Dover Motorsports Company Profile
Dover Motorsports, Inc. markets and promotes motorsports entertainment in the United States. It owns and operates Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware; and Nashville Superspeedway near Nashville, Tennessee. The company was formerly known as Dover Downs Entertainment, Inc. Dover Motorsports, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is based in Dover, Delaware.
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