Financial Analysis: Eros International PLC (EROS) versus The Competition
Eros International PLC (NYSE: EROS) is one of 25 public companies in the “Entertainment Production” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Eros International PLC to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.
Risk & Volatility
Eros International PLC has a beta of 0.62, indicating that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eros International PLC’s rivals have a beta of 0.92, indicating that their average stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Eros International PLC and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Eros International PLC||0||0||2||0||3.00|
|Eros International PLC Competitors||104||475||1229||24||2.64|
Eros International PLC presently has a consensus target price of $17.00, suggesting a potential upside of 14.48%. As a group, “Entertainment Production” companies have a potential upside of 12.63%. Given Eros International PLC’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Eros International PLC is more favorable than its rivals.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
56.1% of Eros International PLC shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 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 large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Eros International PLC and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Eros International PLC||0.20%||0.03%||0.02%|
|Eros International PLC Competitors||3.16%||12.07%||3.81%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Eros International PLC and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Eros International PLC||$252.99 million||$26.53 million||1,486.49|
|Eros International PLC Competitors||$6.27 billion||$1.49 billion||155.85|
Eros International PLC’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Eros International PLC. Eros International PLC is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Eros International PLC rivals beat Eros International PLC on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
Eros International PLC Company Profile
Eros International Plc (Eros) is a holding company, which serves the Indian film entertainment industry. The Company’s principal activities include the acquisition, co-production and distribution of Indian films and related content. It distributes its film content through the distribution channels, such as theatrical, including multiplex chains and standalone theaters; television syndication, including satellite television broadcasting, cable television and terrestrial television; digital and ancillary, including music, inflight entertainment, home video, Internet protocol television (IPTV), video on demand (VOD), and Internet channels and Eros Now. As of March 31, 2016, its distribution network extends to over 50 countries, such as the United States, the United Kingdom, the Middle East, Germany, Poland, Russia, Romania, Indonesia and Arabic speaking countries. It conducts global operations through its Indian and international subsidiaries, including Eros International Media Limited.
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