Alliance MMA (NASDAQ:AMMA) and Madison Square Garden (NYSE:MSG) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Alliance MMA and Madison Square Garden’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Alliance MMA||$4.21 million||0.91||-$11.97 million||N/A||N/A|
|Madison Square Garden||$1.56 billion||4.12||$141.59 million||$5.94||45.70|
This table compares Alliance MMA and Madison Square Garden’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Madison Square Garden||7.86%||0.27%||0.19%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
3.0% of Alliance MMA shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.9% of Madison Square Garden shares are owned by institutional investors. 20.1% of Madison Square Garden shares are owned by company 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.
Volatility and Risk
Alliance MMA has a beta of 0.19, suggesting that its stock price is 81% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Madison Square Garden has a beta of 0.68, suggesting that its stock price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Alliance MMA and Madison Square Garden, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Madison Square Garden||0||1||4||0||2.80|
Madison Square Garden has a consensus target price of $347.60, suggesting a potential upside of 28.04%. Given Madison Square Garden’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Madison Square Garden is more favorable than Alliance MMA.
Madison Square Garden beats Alliance MMA on 11 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Alliance MMA Company Profile
Alliance MMA, Inc. focuses on mixed martial arts (MMA) promotional activities. It operates through three segments: Promotions, Ticket Services, and Athlete Management. The company offers MMA promotions, MMA ticketing platform, and fighter management services. It also provides live MMA event promotion, as well as athlete management services to professional MMA fighters. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in New York, New York.
Madison Square Garden Company Profile
The Madison Square Garden Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in live sports and entertainment businesses in the United States. The company operates in two segments, MSG Sports and MSG Entertainment. The MSG Sports segment owns and operates professional sports franchises; and promotes, produces, and/or presents an array of other live sporting events, including professional boxing, college basketball, college hockey, professional bull riding, mixed martial arts, esports, tennis, and college wrestling. The MSG Entertainment segment presents or hosts live entertainment events, such as concerts, family shows, performing arts, and special events; and creates, produces, and/or presents live productions in its venues. It also operates 25 entertainment dining and nightlife venues in New York City, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles; Singapore; and Sydney, Australia primarily under the TAO, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex, and Vandal brands, as well as manages the food and beverage operations at the Dream Downtown and Dream Midtown hotels in New York City. The Madison Square Garden Company was founded in 1879 and is based in New York, New York.
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