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Madison Square Garden Sports (MSGS) Competitors

$188.19
+0.46 (+0.25%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)

MSGS vs. IGT, SEAS, PRKS, FUN, SIX, SGHC, MSGE, RSI, MTN, and GOLF

Should you be buying Madison Square Garden Sports stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Madison Square Garden Sports include International Game Technology (IGT), SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS), United Parks & Resorts (PRKS), Cedar Fair (FUN), Six Flags Entertainment (SIX), Super Group (SGHC), Madison Square Garden Entertainment (MSGE), Rush Street Interactive (RSI), Vail Resorts (MTN), and Acushnet (GOLF). These companies are all part of the "consumer discretionary" sector.

Madison Square Garden Sports vs.

Madison Square Garden Sports (NYSE:MSGS) and International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, risk, community ranking, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

In the previous week, Madison Square Garden Sports had 23 more articles in the media than International Game Technology. MarketBeat recorded 31 mentions for Madison Square Garden Sports and 8 mentions for International Game Technology. International Game Technology's average media sentiment score of 0.65 beat Madison Square Garden Sports' score of 0.33 indicating that International Game Technology is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Madison Square Garden Sports
7 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
16 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
International Game Technology
2 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

International Game Technology has a consensus price target of $38.00, indicating a potential upside of 39.86%. Given International Game Technology's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe International Game Technology is more favorable than Madison Square Garden Sports.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Madison Square Garden Sports
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
International Game Technology
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80

Madison Square Garden Sports has a net margin of 4.38% compared to International Game Technology's net margin of 2.32%. International Game Technology's return on equity of 19.39% beat Madison Square Garden Sports' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Madison Square Garden Sports4.38% -11.27% 2.85%
International Game Technology 2.32%19.39%3.57%

Madison Square Garden Sports has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, International Game Technology has a beta of 1.96, suggesting that its share price is 96% more volatile than the S&P 500.

International Game Technology has higher revenue and earnings than Madison Square Garden Sports. International Game Technology is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Madison Square Garden Sports, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Madison Square Garden Sports$887.45M5.08$47.79M$1.59118.36
International Game Technology$4.23B1.28$275M$0.4856.60

International Game Technology received 497 more outperform votes than Madison Square Garden Sports when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.30% of users gave International Game Technology an outperform vote while only 34.48% of users gave Madison Square Garden Sports an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Madison Square Garden SportsOutperform Votes
10
34.48%
Underperform Votes
19
65.52%
International Game TechnologyOutperform Votes
507
63.30%
Underperform Votes
294
36.70%

73.5% of Madison Square Garden Sports shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.3% of International Game Technology shares are held by institutional investors. 22.3% of Madison Square Garden Sports shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of International Game Technology shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

International Game Technology beats Madison Square Garden Sports on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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MSGS vs. The Competition

MetricMadison Square Garden Sportsamusement & recreation services IndustryDiscretionary SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$4.50B$11.19B$7.05B$17.47B
Dividend YieldN/A2.50%2.58%3.58%
P/E Ratio118.3620.5513.9522.03
Price / Sales5.082.387.267.34
Price / Cash87.3245.8019.5016.93
Price / Book-13.295.844.435.87
Net Income$47.79M$125.42M$215.43M$863.03M
7 Day Performance-1.55%3.77%0.60%0.97%
1 Month Performance0.94%2.56%1.40%1.92%
1 Year Performance-2.35%-6.17%2.01%105.16%

Madison Square Garden Sports Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
IGT
International Game Technology
4.2179 of 5 stars
$25.60
+0.1%
$41.29
+61.3%
+2.3%$5.10B$4.23B53.3210,786News Coverage
SEAS
SeaWorld Entertainment
3.3658 of 5 stars
$50.30
+2.5%
$66.55
+32.3%
N/A$3.22B$1.73B13.3415,100Analyst Report
PRKS
United Parks & Resorts
0 of 5 stars
$48.81
+2.6%
N/AN/A$3.12B$1.73B12.9515,100Earnings Report
Analyst Report
FUN
Cedar Fair
3.4355 of 5 stars
$40.44
+1.8%
$49.67
+22.8%
-11.2%$2.06B$1.80B16.5153,050
SIX
Six Flags Entertainment
4.0987 of 5 stars
$24.64
+1.4%
$27.92
+13.3%
-4.0%$2.06B$1.36B27.691,450News Coverage
SGHC
Super Group
2.9513 of 5 stars
$3.24
+0.6%
$4.83
+49.2%
-14.5%$1.61B$1.36B0.003,900Upcoming Earnings
MSGE
Madison Square Garden Entertainment
2.2484 of 5 stars
$36.92
-0.9%
$39.83
+7.9%
-36.4%$1.52B$851.50M23.975,820Insider Selling
Positive News
RSI
Rush Street Interactive
2.5112 of 5 stars
$5.52
+0.2%
$6.83
+23.8%
+39.9%$1.23B$592.21M-14.15700Upcoming Earnings
Gap Up
MTN
Vail Resorts
3.8469 of 5 stars
$229.06
+0.7%
$270.00
+17.9%
-1.4%$8.70B$2.89B42.507,200
GOLF
Acushnet
3.1053 of 5 stars
$69.11
-0.1%
$65.00
-5.9%
+33.1%$4.52B$2.27B20.947,300News Coverage
Gap Down

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This page (NYSE:MSGS) was last updated on 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff