DTS (NASDAQ: DTSI) is one of 25 publicly-traded companies in the “Entertainment Production” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare DTS to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and analyst recommendations.
Volatility & Risk
DTS has a beta of 1.14, suggesting that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DTS’s peers have a beta of 0.91, suggesting that their average share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares DTS and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares DTS and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|DTS Competitors||$6.27 billion||$1.49 billion||42.86|
DTS’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than DTS. DTS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for DTS and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
DTS presently has a consensus price target of $42.50, suggesting a potential upside of 0.09%. As a group, “Entertainment Production” companies have a potential upside of 21.28%. Given DTS’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe DTS has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
DTS pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. DTS pays out -19.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Entertainment Production” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 29.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
98.1% of DTS shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.5% of shares of all “Entertainment Production” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.3% of DTS shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 27.7% of shares of all “Entertainment Production” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
DTS peers beat DTS on 10 of the 13 factors compared.
DTS Company Profile
DTS, Inc. is an audio technology solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences. The Company’s audio solutions are designed to enable recording, delivery and playback of high-definition audio, and are included by licensee customers around the world into a range of consumer electronics devices, including televisions, personal computers (PCs), smartphones, tablets, digital media players (DMPs), set-top-boxes, soundbars, wireless speakers, video game consoles, Blu-ray Disc players, automotive audio systems, audio/video receivers (AVRs), digital versatile disc (DVD)-based products and home theater systems. In the wireless speakers market, the Company maintains a Play-Fi Certified original design manufacturer (ODM) Program. The Company’s market base includes Blu-ray, Home audio video (AV) and Automotive. The Blu-ray market includes standalone players, gaming devices and disc drives included in PCs.
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