Churchill Downs (NASDAQ: CHDN) is one of 93 public companies in the “LEISURE SERVICES” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Churchill Downs to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, valuation and risk.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Churchill Downs and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Churchill Downs||$882.60 million||$140.50 million||27.90|
|Churchill Downs Competitors||$2.94 billion||$266.84 million||10.45|
This table compares Churchill Downs and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Churchill Downs Competitors||1.27%||39.05%||3.45%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
82.3% of Churchill Downs shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.9% of shares of all “LEISURE SERVICES” companies are owned by institutional investors. 18.4% of Churchill Downs shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.5% of shares of all “LEISURE SERVICES” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility & Risk
Churchill Downs has a beta of 1.02, indicating that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Churchill Downs’ rivals have a beta of 0.94, indicating that their average share price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Churchill Downs and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Churchill Downs Competitors||566||2468||4137||113||2.52|
Churchill Downs presently has a consensus target price of $244.67, indicating a potential downside of 0.22%. As a group, “LEISURE SERVICES” companies have a potential upside of 7.19%. Given Churchill Downs’ rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Churchill Downs has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Churchill Downs pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Churchill Downs pays out 17.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “LEISURE SERVICES” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.8% and pay out 42.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Churchill Downs rivals beat Churchill Downs on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
Churchill Downs Company Profile
Churchill Downs Incorporated is a racing, gaming and online entertainment company. The Company is engaged in brick-and-mortar casino gaming with approximately 9,030 gaming positions in seven states, and is a legal mobile and online platform for betting on horseracing in the United States. It operates through five segments: Racing, Casinos, TwinSpires, Other Investments and Corporate. Racing includes four racetracks: Churchill Downs Racetrack, Arlington International Race Course, Fair Grounds Race Course and Calder Race Course. Casinos is a provider of brick-and-mortar real-money casino gaming. TwinSpires operates mobile and online wagering business, which is a platform for betting on horseracing. Other Investments includes United Tote and Capital View Casino & Resort Joint Venture (Capital View).
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