Contrasting MassRoots (OTCMKTS:MSRT) & Stars Group (OTCMKTS:TSG)

MassRoots (OTCMKTS:MSRT) and Stars Group (NASDAQ:TSG) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares MassRoots and Stars Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
MassRoots -27,232.44% N/A -1,456.03%
Stars Group 0.39% 11.76% 4.42%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

65.5% of Stars Group shares are held by institutional investors. 13.4% of MassRoots shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

MassRoots has a beta of 0.54, suggesting that its stock price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Stars Group has a beta of 1.53, suggesting that its stock price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for MassRoots and Stars Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
MassRoots 0 0 0 0 N/A
Stars Group 1 3 6 0 2.50

Stars Group has a consensus target price of $22.94, suggesting a potential upside of 41.07%. Given Stars Group’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Stars Group is more favorable than MassRoots.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares MassRoots and Stars Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
MassRoots $20,000.00 64.01 -$16.02 million N/A N/A
Stars Group $2.03 billion 2.31 -$102.45 million $2.19 7.42

MassRoots has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Stars Group.

Summary

Stars Group beats MassRoots on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About MassRoots

MassRoots, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a technology platform for the medical cannabis community in the United States. Its platform enables users to share their cannabis content, follow their favorite dispensaries, and stay connected with the legalization movement. The company's MassRoots network is accessible as a free mobile application through the Apple App Store, the Amazon App Store, and the Google Play Marketplace. It also operates massroots.com/dispensaries, a business and adverting portal that enable companies can edit their profiles, distribute information to users, and view analytics, such as impressions, views and clicks. MassRoots, Inc. was founded in 2013 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

About Stars Group

The Stars Group Inc. engages in online gaming and betting businesses primarily in Europe, Australia, and the Americas. It owns and operates gaming and related interactive entertainment businesses, such as online real-money poker, casino and betting, play-money poker, and casino and sports prediction games, which are delivered through mobile, Web, and desktop applications. The company provides its products under various owned or licensed gaming and related consumer businesses and brands, including PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, BetEasy, Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo, Sky Poker, and Oddschecker, as well as live poker tour and events brands, such as PokerStars Players No Limit Hold'em Championship, European Poker Tour, PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, Latin American Poker Tour, Asia Pacific Poker Tour, PokerStars Festival, and PokerStars MEGASTACK. The company was formerly known as Amaya, Inc. and changed its name to The Stars Group Inc. in August 2017. The Stars Group Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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