Financial Analysis: PLAYSTUDIOS (MYPS) versus Its Peers

PLAYSTUDIOS (NASDAQ:MYPSGet Rating) is one of 406 public companies in the “Prepackaged software” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare PLAYSTUDIOS to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings and dividends.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

14.1% of PLAYSTUDIOS shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.6% of shares of all “Prepackaged software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 18.1% of shares of all “Prepackaged software” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PLAYSTUDIOS and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
PLAYSTUDIOS $287.42 million $10.74 million -28.21
PLAYSTUDIOS Competitors $1.74 billion $276.72 million -39,672.91

PLAYSTUDIOS’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than PLAYSTUDIOS. PLAYSTUDIOS 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.

Risk and Volatility

PLAYSTUDIOS has a beta of -1.56, indicating that its share price is 256% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PLAYSTUDIOS’s peers have a beta of 3.34, indicating that their average share price is 234% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares PLAYSTUDIOS and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PLAYSTUDIOS -7.19% -7.54% -6.67%
PLAYSTUDIOS Competitors -30.57% -63.96% -7.33%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for PLAYSTUDIOS and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PLAYSTUDIOS 0 1 3 0 2.75
PLAYSTUDIOS Competitors 2885 13761 24938 692 2.55

PLAYSTUDIOS presently has a consensus price target of $9.55, indicating a potential upside of 78.17%. As a group, “Prepackaged software” companies have a potential upside of 72.26%. Given PLAYSTUDIOS’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe PLAYSTUDIOS is more favorable than its peers.

Summary

PLAYSTUDIOS beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

PLAYSTUDIOS Company Profile (Get Rating)

PLAYSTUDIOS, Inc. develops and publishes free-to-play casual games for mobile and social platforms in the United States, North America, and internationally. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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