Review of FaZe (NASDAQ:FAZE) vs. International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT)
FaZe (NASDAQ:FAZE – Get a rating) and International Game Technology (New York Stock Exchange: IGT – Get a rating) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We’ll compare the two companies based on institutional ownership strength, dividends, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
58.8% of FaZe shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 44.3% of shares in International Game Technology are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of the shares of International Game Technology are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large fund managers, and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommendations for FaZe and International Game Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Disconcert||0||0||0||0||N / A|
|International gaming technology||0||0||6||0||3.00|
International Game Technology has a consensus price target of $35.00, indicating an upside potential of 80.51%. Given International Game Technology’s likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe that International Game Technology is more favorable than FaZe.
Valuation and benefits
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of FaZe and International Game Technology.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Disconcert||N / A||N / A||-$6.87 million||N / A||N / A|
|International gaming technology||$4.09 billion||0.97||$482.00 million||$0.77||25.18|
International Game Technology has higher revenue and profit than FaZe.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of FaZe and International Game Technology.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Disconcert||N / A||-1.37%||0.06%|
|International game technology||3.87%||14.56%||2.48%|
Volatility and risk
FaZe has a beta of 0.86, which means its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, International Game Technology has a beta of 1.83, which means its stock price is 83 % more volatile than the S&P 500.
International Game Technology beats FaZe on 9 out of 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
FaZe Holdings Inc. operates a lifestyle and media platform in the area of gaming and youth culture. The company produces content, designs merchandise and consumer products, and creates advertising and sponsorship programs for brands reaching approximately 500 million fans on social platforms. It offers various entertainment covering vlogs, lifestyle and brand content, gaming highlights and live streams of competitive gaming tournaments. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in New York, New York.
About International Gaming Technology
International Game Technology PLC operates and provides game technology products and services in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean. It operates in three segments: Global Lottery, Global Gaming and Digital & Betting. The company designs, sells, operates and leases a suite of point-of-sale machines that reconciles lottery funds between the retailer and the lottery authority; provides online lottery transaction processing systems; produces instant ticket games; and offers printing services, such as instant ticket marketing plans and graphic design, programming, packaging, shipping and delivery services. It also designs, develops, assembles and supplies cabinets, games, systems and software for the gaming market, as well as game management systems for casino management, customer relationship management, clients and server games. In addition, the Company provides Video Lottery Terminals (VLT), VLT Central Systems and VLT Games. Moreover, it offers digital games and bets; sports betting; and technology and management services. In addition, the Company provides digital gaming products and services, including blackjack, roulette, slot machine games, poker, bingo and other casino card games; social casino content; and remote game server, as well as iGaming systems and digital platforms that offer player account management, advanced marketing and analytics, and payment system services. It processes business transactions, such as prepaid cell phone recharges, bill payments, electronic vouchers and retail programs, electronic tax payments, prepaid card recharges, stamp duties and money transfer services. The company was previously known as GTECH SpA and changed its name to International Game Technology PLC in April 2015. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in London, UK. International Game Technology PLC is a subsidiary of De Agostini SpA
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