Head to Head Analysis: FunctionX (FNCX) and Its Rivals

FunctionX (OTCMKTS: FNCX) is one of 25 publicly-traded companies in the “Entertainment Production” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare FunctionX to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for FunctionX and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FunctionX 0 0 0 0 N/A
FunctionX Competitors 108 470 1177 25 2.63

As a group, “Entertainment Production” companies have a potential upside of 6.81%. Given FunctionX’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe FunctionX has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares FunctionX and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FunctionX N/A N/A N/A
FunctionX Competitors 1.44% 9.43% 3.14%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

51.3% of shares of all “Entertainment Production” companies are held by institutional investors. 60.5% of FunctionX shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 23.3% of shares of all “Entertainment Production” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

FunctionX has a beta of -0.65, meaning that its stock price is 165% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FunctionX’s peers have a beta of 0.92, meaning that their average stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares FunctionX and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
FunctionX $4.51 million -$61.86 million N/A
FunctionX Competitors $9.52 billion $1.09 billion 171.26

FunctionX’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than FunctionX.

Summary

FunctionX peers beat FunctionX on 8 of the 9 factors compared.

FunctionX 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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