IDW Media (NYSE: IDW) is one of 29 public companies in the “Advertising” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare IDW Media to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends and risk.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
25.6% of IDW Media shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.6% of shares of all “Advertising” companies are owned by institutional investors. 18.5% of shares of all “Advertising” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares IDW Media and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|IDW Media Competitors||-18.86%||14.37%||-5.43%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares IDW Media and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|IDW Media||$38.16 million||-$13.80 million||-3.47|
|IDW Media Competitors||$1.15 billion||$263.69 million||-6.68|
IDW Media’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than IDW Media. IDW Media is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Volatility & Risk
IDW Media has a beta of 0.85, suggesting that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IDW Media’s peers have a beta of 1.27, suggesting that their average stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for IDW Media and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|IDW Media Competitors||133||580||637||11||2.39|
As a group, “Advertising” companies have a potential upside of 58.65%. Given IDW Media’s peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe IDW Media has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
IDW Media peers beat IDW Media on 9 of the 10 factors compared.
IDW Media Company Profile
IDW Media Holdings, Inc. operates as a holding company with interest in providing digital media and print based solutions. The firm operates through flowing segments: IDW Publishing, IDW Entertainment and CTM Media Group. The IDW Publishing segment is a comic book and graphic novel publisher that creates and licenses intellectual property. The IDW Entertainment segment leverages properties, principally those of IDW Publishing, into television series developing,producing and distributing original content worldwide. The CTM Media Group segment provides brochure distribution, publishing, right card, and digital distribution. The company was founded on May 8, 2009 and is headquartered in Newark, NJ.
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