The Analyzing DHX Media (DHXM) and Its Competitors

The Analyzing DHX Media (DHXM) and Its Competitors

DHX Media (NASDAQ: DHXM) is one of 25 publicly-traded companies in the “Entertainment Production” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare DHX Media to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, institutional ownership and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

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

Dividends

DHX Media pays an annual dividend of $0.06 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. DHX Media pays out 85.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Entertainment Production” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 29.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk & Volatility

DHX Media has a beta of 0.86, meaning that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DHX Media’s peers have a beta of 0.92, meaning that their average stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for DHX Media and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

DHX Media presently has a consensus target price of $9.13, suggesting a potential upside of 189.68%. As a group, “Entertainment Production” companies have a potential upside of 9.13%. Given DHX Media’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe DHX Media is more favorable than its peers.

Valuation and Earnings

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

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

Summary

DHX Media peers beat DHX Media on 11 of the 14 factors compared.

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