Dover Motorsports (DVD) and Shoal Games (SGLDF) Head-To-Head Review

Dover Motorsports (NYSE:DVD) and Shoal Games (OTCMKTS:SGLDF) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

24.6% of Dover Motorsports shares are owned by institutional investors. 50.3% of Dover Motorsports shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 24.4% of Shoal Games shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Dover Motorsports has a beta of 0.14, meaning that its share price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Shoal Games has a beta of 0.25, meaning that its share price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Dover Motorsports and Shoal Games’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dover Motorsports 23.47% 6.63% 4.98%
Shoal Games -3,190.70% -396.10% -211.82%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Dover Motorsports and Shoal Games’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Dover Motorsports $46.74 million 1.67 $8.42 million $0.10 21.30
Shoal Games $90,000.00 368.40 -$1.74 million N/A N/A

Dover Motorsports has higher revenue and earnings than Shoal Games.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Dover Motorsports and Shoal Games, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dover Motorsports 0 0 1 0 3.00
Shoal Games 0 0 0 0 N/A


Dover Motorsports pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Shoal Games does not pay a dividend. Dover Motorsports pays out 80.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.


Dover Motorsports beats Shoal Games on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

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.

Shoal Games Company Profile

Shoal Games Ltd. develops and sells consumer mobile software products and games in Anguilla and internationally. It focuses on the development and marketing of a platform of interactive games for families and children. The company's products include Rooplay, a platform of educational and entertainment games; Garfield's Bingo, a bingo game; and Trophy Bingo, live through mobile platforms. The company was formerly known as, Ltd. and changed its name to Shoal Games Ltd. in January 2015. Shoal Games Ltd. was founded in 1987 and is based in The Valley, Anguilla.

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