The Arena Group (AREN) vs. Its Peers Head to Head Contrast

The Arena Group (NYSE:ARENGet Rating) is one of 36 publicly-traded companies in the “Cable & other pay television services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare The Arena Group to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

Volatility and Risk

The Arena Group has a beta of 0.4, indicating that its stock price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Arena Group’s peers have a beta of 1.13, indicating that their average stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

51.3% of shares of all “Cable & other pay television services” companies are held by institutional investors. 8.3% of The Arena Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 17.6% of shares of all “Cable & other pay television services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for The Arena Group and its peers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
The Arena Group 0 0 2 0 3.00
The Arena Group Competitors 395 1858 2673 77 2.49

The Arena Group presently has a consensus price target of $19.50, suggesting a potential upside of 67.81%. As a group, “Cable & other pay television services” companies have a potential upside of 63.77%. Given The Arena Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe The Arena Group is more favorable than its peers.


This table compares The Arena Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
The Arena Group -40.70% N/A -43.99%
The Arena Group Competitors 38.45% 2.58% 4.17%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares The Arena Group and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
The Arena Group $189.14 million -$89.94 million -3.93
The Arena Group Competitors $11.52 billion $2.61 billion 11.83

The Arena Group’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than The Arena Group. The Arena Group 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.


The Arena Group peers beat The Arena Group on 10 of the 13 factors compared.

About The Arena Group (Get Rating)

The Arena Group Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates digital media platform the United States and internationally. The company offers the Platform, a proprietary online publishing platform comprising publishing tools, video platforms, social distribution channels, newsletter technology, machine learning content recommendations, notifications, and other technology. The company was formerly known as TheMaven, Inc. and changed its name to The Arena Group Holdings, Inc. in February 2022. The Arena Group Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 1990 and is based in New York, New York.

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