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Townsquare Media (TSQ) Competitors

$11.11
+0.11 (+1.00%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

TSQ vs. IHRT, SGA, UONE, UONEK, CMLS, KNDI, EVC, HOFT, SOWG, and ESCA

Should you be buying Townsquare Media stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Townsquare Media include iHeartMedia (IHRT), Saga Communications (SGA), Urban One (UONE), Urban One (UONEK), Cumulus Media (CMLS), Kandi Technologies Group (KNDI), Entravision Communications (EVC), Hooker Furnishings (HOFT), Sow Good (SOWG), and Escalade (ESCA). These companies are all part of the "consumer discretionary" sector.

Townsquare Media vs.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ:IHRT) and Townsquare Media (NYSE:TSQ) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, community ranking, earnings, valuation and risk.

Townsquare Media received 227 more outperform votes than iHeartMedia when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.67% of users gave Townsquare Media an outperform vote while only 36.23% of users gave iHeartMedia an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
iHeartMediaOutperform Votes
25
36.23%
Underperform Votes
44
63.77%
Townsquare MediaOutperform Votes
252
66.67%
Underperform Votes
126
33.33%

Townsquare Media has lower revenue, but higher earnings than iHeartMedia. Townsquare Media is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than iHeartMedia, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
iHeartMedia$3.74B0.03-$1.10B-$6.02-0.14
Townsquare Media$454.23M0.37-$44.96M-$2.54-4.37

iHeartMedia has a beta of 1.84, indicating that its share price is 84% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Townsquare Media has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

iHeartMedia currently has a consensus target price of $3.38, indicating a potential upside of 288.51%. Townsquare Media has a consensus target price of $16.83, indicating a potential upside of 51.52%. Given Townsquare Media's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe iHeartMedia is more favorable than Townsquare Media.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
iHeartMedia
2 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
Townsquare Media
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

93.9% of iHeartMedia shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.7% of Townsquare Media shares are held by institutional investors. 2.9% of iHeartMedia shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 30.5% of Townsquare Media shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Townsquare Media has a net margin of -9.19% compared to Townsquare Media's net margin of -24.04%. iHeartMedia's return on equity of 98.45% beat Townsquare Media's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
iHeartMedia-24.04% -1,197.12% -13.04%
Townsquare Media -9.19%98.45%2.73%

In the previous week, iHeartMedia had 1 more articles in the media than Townsquare Media. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for iHeartMedia and 1 mentions for Townsquare Media. Townsquare Media's average media sentiment score of 0.75 beat iHeartMedia's score of 0.00 indicating that iHeartMedia is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
iHeartMedia
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Townsquare Media
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

Townsquare Media beats iHeartMedia on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding TSQ and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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TSQ vs. The Competition

MetricTownsquare MediaRadio broadcasting stations IndustryDiscretionary SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$167.98M$6.82B$6.50B$17.78B
Dividend Yield7.18%5.62%2.84%3.55%
P/E Ratio-4.379.7717.2224.51
Price / Sales0.370.996.0010.26
Price / Cash3.634.5632.4618.96
Price / Book92.5810.356.595.91
Net Income-$44.96M-$29.09M$180.47M$976.87M
7 Day Performance-3.81%-6.17%-2.21%-1.52%
1 Month Performance-8.48%-7.72%3.08%3.69%
1 Year Performance25.11%-17.06%8.08%24.49%

Townsquare Media Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
IHRT
iHeartMedia
1.8064 of 5 stars
$1.07
-7.0%
$3.38
+215.9%
-63.9%$154.88M$3.75B-0.1810,800Gap Down
SGA
Saga Communications
4.108 of 5 stars
$19.43
-1.4%
$27.00
+39.0%
+0.4%$121.63M$112.77M17.35589Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
UONE
Urban One
0 of 5 stars
$2.29
-5.8%
N/A-71.5%$112.03M$484.60M10.91881News Coverage
Gap Up
UONEK
Urban One
0 of 5 stars
$1.73
flat
N/A-73.0%$84.63M$484.60M8.241,289News Coverage
Gap Up
CMLS
Cumulus Media
1.5713 of 5 stars
$2.90
-2.7%
$9.50
+227.6%
-18.2%$48.98M$844.55M-0.433,367
KNDI
Kandi Technologies Group
0 of 5 stars
$2.18
-0.9%
N/A-37.5%$190.45M$123.60M72.69840
EVC
Entravision Communications
1.6645 of 5 stars
$2.09
-1.9%
N/A-51.3%$187.10M$1.11B-2.791,657Analyst Downgrade
HOFT
Hooker Furnishings
4.3186 of 5 stars
$17.48
-1.7%
N/A+5.6%$186.86M$433.23M19.211,203Analyst Revision
News Coverage
SOWG
Sow Good
1.5953 of 5 stars
$18.42
+0.1%
$20.50
+11.3%
N/A$186.78M$16.07M-52.63N/APositive News
Gap Up
ESCA
Escalade
2.8483 of 5 stars
$13.46
-0.4%
N/A+18.2%$186.56M$263.57M14.79472

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This page (NYSE:TSQ) was last updated on 5/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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