Gaia (NASDAQ: GAIA) is one of 21 public companies in the “Other Specialty Retailers” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Gaia to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Gaia and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Gaia||$21.56 million||-$18.78 million||2.23|
|Gaia Competitors||$3.37 billion||$363.72 million||4.99|
Gaia’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Gaia. Gaia is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
31.4% of Gaia shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.9% of shares of all “Other Specialty Retailers” companies are held by institutional investors. 42.8% of Gaia shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 22.7% of shares of all “Other Specialty Retailers” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Gaia and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Gaia and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Gaia presently has a consensus target price of $17.00, indicating a potential upside of 36.55%. As a group, “Other Specialty Retailers” companies have a potential downside of 11.47%. Given Gaia’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Gaia is more favorable than its rivals.
Risk & Volatility
Gaia has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Gaia’s rivals have a beta of 1.24, meaning that their average share price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Gaia, Inc., formerly Gaiam, Inc., is engaged in providing global digital video subscription service. The Company is a global digital video streaming service and online community delivering curated media to its subscribers in over 120 countries. It provides its members access to approximately 7,000 video titles. Its video content is available to its subscribers through online digital streaming on virtually any Internet-connected device on a commercial-free basis. In addition to streaming, the Company’s subscribers can download its video content to their devices, so they can view its content without being actively connected to the Internet. Through the Gaia service, the Company’s subscribers have access to a library of inspiring films, personal growth-related content, documentaries, interviews, yoga classes and fitness. The Company has also created a fitness and yoga-focused version of its video service. The Company also operates a digital versatile disc (DVD) subscription club.
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