Eventbrite (EB) & Stars Group (TSG) Critical Contrast

Eventbrite (NYSE:EB) and Stars Group (NASDAQ:TSG) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Eventbrite and Stars Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Eventbrite 0 3 2 0 2.40
Stars Group 0 1 2 0 2.67

Eventbrite presently has a consensus price target of $31.80, indicating a potential upside of 11.89%. Stars Group has a consensus price target of $41.00, indicating a potential upside of 117.05%. Given Stars Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Stars Group is more favorable than Eventbrite.

Profitability

This table compares Eventbrite and Stars Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Eventbrite N/A N/A N/A
Stars Group -0.91% 18.05% 6.86%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Eventbrite and Stars Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Eventbrite $201.59 million 10.73 -$38.54 million N/A N/A
Stars Group $1.31 billion 3.92 $259.23 million $2.25 8.40

Stars Group has higher revenue and earnings than Eventbrite.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

3.3% of Eventbrite shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.2% of Stars Group shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Stars Group beats Eventbrite on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Eventbrite

Eventbrite, Inc. operates as a technology platform worldwide. Its platform integrates components needed to plan, promote, and produce live events that allow creators to reduce friction and costs, increase reach, and drive ticket sales. The company was formerly known as Mollyguard Corporation and changed its name to Eventbrite, Inc. in 2009. Eventbrite, Inc. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

About Stars Group

The Stars Group Inc. provides technology-based products and services to gaming and interactive entertainment industries in Canada and internationally. It owns and operates gaming and related interactive entertainment businesses under the PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold'em Championship, European Poker Tour, PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, Latin American Poker Tour, Asia Pacific Poker Tour, PokerStars Festival, and PokerStars MEGASTACK live poker tour and event brands, The company was formerly known as Amaya, Inc. and changed its name to The Stars Group Inc. in August 2017. The Stars Group Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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