Dolphin Fun (NASDAQ: DLPN – Get a rating) is one of 63 public companies in the “Human Services” sector, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Dolphin Entertainment to related companies based on its risk strength, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and valuation.
Risk and Volatility
Dolphin Entertainment has a beta of 2.11, indicating that its stock price is 111% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Dolphin Entertainment’s peers have a beta of 1.22, indicating that its stock price average is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This chart compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of Dolphin Entertainment and its peers.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Fun with dolphins||-18.09%||-11.61%||-4.98%|
|Dolphin Entertainment competitors||-22.99%||-71.66%||-3.40%|
Valuation and benefits
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and market valuation of Dolphin Entertainment and its peers.
|Gross revenue||Net revenue||Price/earnings ratio|
|Fun with dolphins||$35.73 million||-$6.46 million||-4.13|
|Dolphin Entertainment competitors||$686.58 million||$58.98 million||21.27|
Dolphin Entertainment peers have higher revenue and profit than Dolphin Entertainment. Dolphin Entertainment trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
12.2% of Dolphin Entertainment shares are held by institutional investors. In comparison, 54.9% of the shares of all “Human Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 5.6% of Dolphin Entertainment shares are held by insiders. In comparison, 23.2% of the shares of all “Human Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large money managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings from Dolphin Entertainment and its peers, provided by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Fun with dolphins||0||0||1||0||3.00|
|Dolphin Entertainment competitors||269||1014||1540||81||2.49|
Dolphin Entertainment currently has a consensus target price of $12.00, suggesting a potential upside of 212.50%. Together, the “Human Services” companies have an upside potential of 24.84%. Given Dolphin Entertainment’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, stock analysts clearly believe that Dolphin Entertainment is more favorable than its peers.
Dolphin Entertainment Company Profile (Get a rating)
Dolphin Entertainment, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an independent entertainment marketing and premium content development company in the United States. It operates in two segments, entertainment advertising and marketing; and content production. The Entertainment Advertising and Marketing segment offers public relations, entertainment content marketing, strategic communications, social media and digital marketing, creative branding, talent advertising and entertainment marketing, as well as than production of promotional video content. The Content Production segment produces and distributes feature films and digital content. Additionally, it provides strategic marketing and advertising services to individuals and businesses in the entertainment, hospitality and music industries. The company was formerly known as Dolphin Digital Media, Inc. and changed its name to Dolphin Entertainment, Inc. in July 2017. Dolphin Entertainment, Inc. is headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida.
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