Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT) is one of 27 public companies in the “Entertainment Production” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Rentrak to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and earnings.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Rentrak and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
Rentrak’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Rentrak. Rentrak 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.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
51.3% of shares of all “Entertainment Production” companies are owned by institutional investors. 23.3% of shares of all “Entertainment Production” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Rentrak and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Rentrak and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
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As a group, “Entertainment Production” companies have a potential upside of 15.14%. Given Rentrak’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Rentrak has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Rentrak peers beat Rentrak on 7 of the 8 factors compared.
Rentrak Company Profile
Rentrak Corporation is a media measurement and consumer targeting company serving the entertainment, television (TV), video and advertising industries. The Company’s Software as a Service (SaaS) technology merges television viewership information from televisions and devices with consumer behavior and purchase information across multiple platforms, devices and distribution channels. The Company’s product offerings, which are referred as Essentials include TV Everywhere, which includes TV Essentials and StationView Essentials; Movies Everywhere, which includes Box Office Essentials, International Box Office Essentials, PostTrak and PreAct; OnDemand Everywhere, which includes OnDemand Essentials, Digital Download Essentials, Multiscreen Essentials and other Over the Top measurement tools and related products, and Other Services, which includes Studio Revenue Share Essentials (SRSE) and other products relating to measurement of physical content in the home video rental industry.
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