Head-To-Head Survey: Eros International PLC (EROS) and DTS (DTSI)

Eros International PLC (NYSE: EROS) and DTS (NASDAQ:DTSI) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.

Dividends

DTS pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share. Eros International PLC does not pay a dividend. DTS pays out -19.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Eros International PLC and DTS, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Eros International PLC 0 0 2 0 3.00
DTS 0 0 0 0 N/A

Eros International PLC presently has a consensus target price of $17.00, indicating a potential upside of 30.77%.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Eros International PLC and DTS’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Eros International PLC $252.99 million 2.48 $3.80 million $0.01 1,301.30
DTS N/A N/A N/A ($0.42) N/A

Eros International PLC has higher revenue and earnings than DTS. DTS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Eros International PLC, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Eros International PLC and DTS’s 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%
DTS 1.17% 1.04% 0.59%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

59.0% of Eros International PLC shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.1% of DTS shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.3% of DTS 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.

Summary

DTS beats Eros International PLC on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Eros International PLC

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.

About DTS

DTS, Inc. is an audio technology solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences. The Company’s audio solutions are designed to enable recording, delivery and playback of high-definition audio, and are included by licensee customers around the world into a range of consumer electronics devices, including televisions, personal computers (PCs), smartphones, tablets, digital media players (DMPs), set-top-boxes, soundbars, wireless speakers, video game consoles, Blu-ray Disc players, automotive audio systems, audio/video receivers (AVRs), digital versatile disc (DVD)-based products and home theater systems. In the wireless speakers market, the Company maintains a Play-Fi Certified original design manufacturer (ODM) Program. The Company’s market base includes Blu-ray, Home audio video (AV) and Automotive. The Blu-ray market includes standalone players, gaming devices and disc drives included in PCs.

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