FunctionX (NASDAQ: FNCX) is one of 26 public companies in the “Entertainment Production” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare FunctionX to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk and earnings.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

1.6% of FunctionX shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.5% of shares of all “Entertainment Production” companies are owned by institutional investors. 66.9% of FunctionX shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 27.7% of shares of all “Entertainment Production” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

FunctionX has a beta of -0.58, suggesting that its stock price is 158% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FunctionX’s competitors have a beta of 0.92, suggesting that their average stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares FunctionX and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FunctionX -228.07% N/A -34.26%
FunctionX Competitors 2.40% 10.87% 3.55%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares FunctionX and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
FunctionX N/A N/A -0.01
FunctionX Competitors $10.52 billion $1.13 billion 697.24

FunctionX’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than FunctionX. FunctionX is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for FunctionX and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FunctionX 0 0 0 0 N/A
FunctionX Competitors 111 489 1254 25 2.63

As a group, “Entertainment Production” companies have a potential upside of 6.89%. Given FunctionX’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe FunctionX has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

FunctionX competitors beat FunctionX on 7 of the 8 factors compared.

About FunctionX

Function(x) Inc., formerly DraftDay Fantasy Sports, Inc., is a diversified media and entertainment company. The Company conducts three lines of businesses, which are digital publishing through Wetpaint.com, Inc. (Wetpaint) and Rant, Inc. (Rant); fantasy sports gaming through DraftDay Gaming Group, Inc. (DDGG), and digital content distribution through Choose Digital, Inc. (Choose Digital). The Company’s segments include Wetpaint, which is a media channel reporting original news stories and publishing information content covering television shows, music, celebrities, entertainment news and fashion; Choose Digital, which is a business-to-business platform for delivering digital content; DDGG, which is a business-to-business operator of daily fantasy sports, and Other. The Company’s digital publishing business also includes Rant, which is a digital publisher that publishes original content in over 13 verticals, such as in sports, entertainment, pets, cars and food.

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