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

Profitability

This table compares Eros International PLC and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Eros International PLC 1.50% 0.41% 0.27%
Eros International PLC Competitors 4.94% 11.69% 4.22%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Eros International PLC and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Eros International PLC $252.99 million $26.53 million 235.87
Eros International PLC Competitors $6.27 billion $1.49 billion 43.93

Eros International PLC’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Eros International PLC. Eros International PLC is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Eros International PLC and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Eros International PLC 0 0 2 0 3.00
Eros International PLC Competitors 142 533 1239 31 2.60

Eros International PLC currently has a consensus price target of $15.00, suggesting a potential upside of 6.01%. As a group, “Entertainment Production” companies have a potential upside of 19.74%. Given Eros International PLC’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Eros International PLC has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

56.1% of Eros International PLC shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.5% of shares of all “Entertainment Production” companies are held by institutional investors. 27.7% of shares of all “Entertainment Production” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Eros International PLC has a beta of 0.5, indicating that its stock price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eros International PLC’s peers have a beta of 0.91, indicating that their average stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Eros International PLC peers beat Eros International PLC on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

About Eros International PLC

Eros International Plc (Eros) is a holding company, which serves the Indian film entertainment industry. The Company’s principal activities include the acquisition, co-production and distribution of Indian films and related content. It distributes its film content through the distribution channels, such as theatrical, including multiplex chains and standalone theaters; television syndication, including satellite television broadcasting, cable television and terrestrial television; digital and ancillary, including music, inflight entertainment, home video, Internet protocol television (IPTV), video on demand (VOD), and Internet channels and Eros Now. As of March 31, 2016, its distribution network extends to over 50 countries, such as the United States, the United Kingdom, the Middle East, Germany, Poland, Russia, Romania, Indonesia and Arabic speaking countries. It conducts global operations through its Indian and international subsidiaries, including Eros International Media Limited.

Receive News & Ratings for Eros International PLC Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Eros International PLC and related companies with Analyst Ratings Network's FREE daily email newsletter.