Churchill Downs, (CHDN) & iDreamSky Technology (DSKY) Financial Contrast

Churchill Downs, (NASDAQ: CHDN) and iDreamSky Technology (NASDAQ:DSKY) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, valuation, dividends, earnings and risk.


This table compares Churchill Downs, and iDreamSky Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Churchill Downs, 8.66% 14.14% 4.33%
iDreamSky Technology N/A N/A N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Churchill Downs, and iDreamSky Technology’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Churchill Downs, $1.30 billion 2.29 $298.80 million $6.67 27.37
iDreamSky Technology N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Churchill Downs, has higher revenue and earnings than iDreamSky Technology.

Volatility and Risk

Churchill Downs, has a beta of 0.85, suggesting that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, iDreamSky Technology has a beta of 1.97, suggesting that its stock price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Churchill Downs, pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. iDreamSky Technology does not pay a dividend. Churchill Downs, pays out 19.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Churchill Downs, and iDreamSky Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Churchill Downs, 0 3 2 0 2.40
iDreamSky Technology 0 0 0 0 N/A

Churchill Downs, currently has a consensus price target of $172.67, indicating a potential downside of 5.41%. Given Churchill Downs,’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Churchill Downs, is more favorable than iDreamSky Technology.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

69.5% of Churchill Downs, shares are owned by institutional investors. 18.4% of Churchill Downs, shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Churchill Downs, beats iDreamSky Technology on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Churchill Downs,

Churchill Downs Incorporated is a racing, gaming and online entertainment company. The Company is engaged in brick-and-mortar casino gaming with approximately 9,030 gaming positions in seven states, and is a legal mobile and online platform for betting on horseracing in the United States. It operates through six segments: Racing, Casinos, TwinSpires, Big Fish Games, Other Investments and Corporate. Racing includes four racetracks: Churchill Downs Racetrack, Arlington International Race Course, Fair Grounds Race Course and Calder Race Course. Casinos is a provider of brick-and-mortar real-money casino gaming. TwinSpires operates mobile and online wagering business, which is a platform for betting on horseracing. Big Fish Games, Inc. is a producer and distributor of social casino, casual and mid-core free-to-play and premium paid games for personal computer (PC), Mac and mobile devices. Other Investments includes United Tote and Capital View Casino & Resort Joint Venture (Capital View).

About iDreamSky Technology

iDreamSky Technology Limited is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, and its variable interest entities (VIEs) is principally engaged in the licensing and operating of single player mobile games and mobile online games (the listing business) in the People’s Republic of China. The Company is an independent mobile game publishing platform in China. The Company also operates games as a service, where it offers live game services, engages in live user communications and gains user insights through its multi-dimensional data analysis engine to drive ongoing game optimization and monetization. The Company provides its users with live game services and connects them through friend lists, message boards, leaderboards and user tournaments, enabling in-game interaction and social networking. Its platform offers a range of services, including game redesign and porting, ongoing optimization, marketing, distribution, monetization, payment support and user-related services.

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