Reviewing Allied Esports Entertainment (NASDAQ:AESE) & Dover Motorsports (NASDAQ:DVD)

Allied Esports Entertainment (NASDAQ:AESE) and Dover Motorsports (NYSE:DVD) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Allied Esports Entertainment and Dover Motorsports’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Allied Esports Entertainment -128.57% -52.23% -32.83%
Dover Motorsports -6.29% -4.33% -3.34%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Allied Esports Entertainment and Dover Motorsports’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Allied Esports Entertainment $26.07 million 1.90 -$16.74 million ($0.92) -1.68
Dover Motorsports $45.96 million 1.12 $5.50 million N/A N/A

Dover Motorsports has higher revenue and earnings than Allied Esports Entertainment.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Allied Esports Entertainment and Dover Motorsports, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Allied Esports Entertainment 0 0 3 0 3.00
Dover Motorsports 0 0 0 0 N/A

Allied Esports Entertainment presently has a consensus price target of $4.00, indicating a potential upside of 158.06%. Given Allied Esports Entertainment’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Allied Esports Entertainment is more favorable than Dover Motorsports.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

1.4% of Allied Esports Entertainment shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 20.5% of Dover Motorsports shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.2% of Allied Esports Entertainment shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 51.1% of Dover Motorsports 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.

Risk and Volatility

Allied Esports Entertainment has a beta of 0.91, meaning that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dover Motorsports has a beta of 0.52, meaning that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Dover Motorsports beats Allied Esports Entertainment on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Allied Esports Entertainment Company Profile

Allied Esports Entertainment Inc. is a premier esports entertainment company. Allied Esports Entertainment Inc., formerly known as Black Ridge Acquisition Corp., is based in CA, United States.

Dover Motorsports Company Profile

Dover Motorsports, Inc. markets and promotes motorsports entertainment in the United States. It owns and operates Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware; and Nashville Superspeedway near Nashville, Tennessee. The company was formerly known as Dover Downs Entertainment, Inc. Dover Motorsports, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is based in Dover, Delaware.

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