Financial Review: Rentrak (RENT) and Its Competitors
Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Entertainment Production” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Rentrak to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends.
This table compares Rentrak and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
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 company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Rentrak and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “Entertainment Production” companies have a potential upside of 15.03%. Given Rentrak’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Rentrak has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Rentrak and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Rentrak Competitors||$9.52 billion||$1.09 billion||1,009.40|
Rentrak’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Rentrak. Rentrak is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Rentrak rivals beat Rentrak on 7 of the 8 factors compared.
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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