Function(x) (FNCX) & The Competition Head to Head Review

Function(x) (OTCMKTS: FNCX) is one of 23 public companies in the “Entertainment Production” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Function(x) to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Function(x) and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Function(x) N/A N/A N/A
Function(x) Competitors 1.44% 9.92% 3.31%

Volatility & Risk

Function(x) has a beta of -0.55, meaning that its stock price is 155% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Function(x)’s rivals have a beta of 0.89, meaning that their average stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Function(x) and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Function(x) 0 0 0 0 N/A
Function(x) Competitors 104 444 956 24 2.59

As a group, “Entertainment Production” companies have a potential upside of 9.04%. Given Function(x)’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Function(x) has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.0% of Function(x) shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.6% of shares of all “Entertainment Production” companies are held by institutional investors. 60.5% of Function(x) shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 26.7% of shares of all “Entertainment Production” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Function(x) and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Function(x) $4.51 million -$61.86 million -0.01
Function(x) Competitors $9.52 billion $1.09 billion 232.66

Function(x)’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Function(x). Function(x) 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.

Summary

Function(x) rivals beat Function(x) on 8 of the 9 factors compared.

Function(x) Company Profile

Function(x) Inc., formerly DraftDay Fantasy Sports, Inc., is a diversified media and entertainment company. The Company conducts three lines of businesses, which are digital publishing through Wetpaint.com, Inc. (Wetpaint) and Rant, Inc. (Rant); fantasy sports gaming through DraftDay Gaming Group, Inc. (DDGG), and digital content distribution through Choose Digital, Inc. (Choose Digital). The Company’s segments include Wetpaint, which is a media channel reporting original news stories and publishing information content covering television shows, music, celebrities, entertainment news and fashion; Choose Digital, which is a business-to-business platform for delivering digital content; DDGG, which is a business-to-business operator of daily fantasy sports, and Other. The Company’s digital publishing business also includes Rant, which is a digital publisher that publishes original content in over 13 verticals, such as in sports, entertainment, pets, cars and food.

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