Head-To-Head Comparison: DeNA (DNACF) versus Its Peers

DeNA (OTCMKTS: DNACF) is one of 74 publicly-traded companies in the “Telephone communication, except radio” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare DeNA to related companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares DeNA and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
DeNA $1.33 billion N/A 10.06
DeNA Competitors $17.39 billion $2.01 billion 17.45

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of DeNA shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.9% of shares of all “Telephone communication, except radio” companies are owned by institutional investors. 7.1% of shares of all “Telephone communication, except radio” companies are owned by 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.

Volatility and Risk

DeNA has a beta of 0.78, meaning that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DeNA’s peers have a beta of 0.58, meaning that their average stock price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DeNA Competitors -12.63% -11.05% -0.87%

Analyst Ratings

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

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DeNA 0 0 0 0 N/A
DeNA Competitors 624 1904 1967 101 2.34

As a group, “Telephone communication, except radio” companies have a potential upside of 73.82%. Given DeNA’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe DeNA has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


DeNA peers beat DeNA on 5 of the 9 factors compared.

About DeNA

DeNA Co., Ltd. develops and operates mobile and online services worldwide. It operates Mobage, a platform that hosts free-to-play mobile games; Yahoo! Mobage, which offers games for PC browsers; and AndApp, a platform that allows users to play mobile game apps on PC browsers under the same user account. The company also operates DeNA Travel, an online travel service; Mobaoku that allows users to manage their auction items and bids from their mobile phones; and Paygent that provides payment collection services to e-commerce companies operating Websites for PCs and mobile. In addition, it operates Everystar, a mobile Website for user-generated novels; Manga Box, a weekly manga magazine app; Showroom, a virtual stage where fans watch their artists' performance live; MyAnimeList, a Website for anime fans; and Hacka Doll, a news aggregation app. Further, the company offers Mycode, a direct-to-consumer genetic testing service; KenCoM, which supports health insurance societies to manage their members' health data; Shumee-to Club, a social networking Website; and Mirrativ, a livestreaming app. Additionally, it provides Anyca, a mobile app for peer-to-peer car sharing; and Robot Shuttle, a driverless and shared transportation service. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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