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Investors Are Betting On These Companies Instead of Disney Stock

by | Oct 22, 2021 | Stock Picks

A List of the Top Entertainment Stocks That Investors Are Betting On Instead of Disney Stock

Disney stock is always at the top of every investors Watch List but there are some great Entertainment companies worth a deeper dive that rarely get any coverage. The companies below provide some of the the greatest potential upside based on their current value in the market. We provide a brief analysis below of each company in addition to price targets.

Disney stock has a YTD performance of -5.43% and is trading at P/E ratio of 273.27.

DIS stock Current Performance

All companies were identified using the Simple Investing Success stock screener, which scans for companies meeting our simple criteria of cheap and good, using simple metrics for discount and valuation.

Entertainment Stocks Investors Are Buying Instead of Disney Stock

Let’s take a closer look at each company, all of which are trading at more attractive values than DIS stock.

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Dish Network (DISH)

DISH Stock Rating
  • Earnings Yield: 12.26%
  • 52-week range: $24.51 – $47.05
  • Analyst Price target: $53.86
  • Price/Free Cash Flow: 7.25
  • Price/Sales: 1.65
  • Price/Earnings: 10.56

DISH Network provides TV services in the US through two segments: Pay-TV and Wireless. It offers video services under the DISH TV brandname and programming packages that include programming through national broadcast networks, local broadcast networks and national and regional cable networks (to include specialty sports channels, premium movie channels and packages.)

As of December 2020, the company had 11.2M Pay-TV subscribers (8.816M DISH TV subscribers and 2.4M SLING TV subscribers). The company also offers receiver systems and programming through direct sales channels and telecommunications companies.

DISH Network was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. The current CEO is W. Erik Carlson.

The YTD performance for DISH is 37.54%.

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AMC Networks (AMCX)

AMCX Stock Rating
  • Earnings Yield: 39.68%
  • 52-week range: $20.16 – $83.63
  • Analyst Price target: $71.29
  • Price/Free Cash Flow: 4.64
  • Price/Sales: 0.84
  • Price/Earnings: 7.53

AMC Networks is an entertainment company who owns and operates a variety of video entertainment products in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, National and International Networks.

The National Networks segment operates the following programming networks: AMC, WE tv, BBC AMERICA, IFC and SundanceTV. This segment also produces original programs for its networks.

The International segment operates a host of channels under the AMCNI brand worldwide as well as the subscription streaming services under Acorn TV, Shudder, Sundance Now, ALLBLK and AMC+. The production and comedy services operate under the Levity brand and the film distribution business under IFC Films.

The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in New York, New York. The current CEO is Matthew Blank.

The YTD performance for AMCX is 24.41%.

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Liberty Global (LBTYK)

LBTYK Stock Rating
  • Earnings Yield: 18.05%
  • 52-week range: $18.36 – $30.49
  • Analyst Price target: $42.01
  • Price/Free Cash Flow: NA
  • Price/Sales: 1.49
  • Price/Earnings: 1.60

Liberty Global provides broadband internet, video, telephone and mobile communications services to residential customers and businesses. The company provides community Wi-Fi via routers in residential areas, public Wi-Fi access points in train stations, hotels, bars, restaurants and other public places. Liberty’s cable operations are comprised of various tiers of digital video and audio services as well as video recorders and multimedia home gateway systems.

Liberty offers advanced data, mobile, wireless and cloud-based services to small business and medium and large enterprises on a wholesale basis. It serves in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Switzerland, Ireland, Poland and Slovakia. Liberty Global was founded in 2004 and is based in London, the United Kingdom. The current CEO is Mike Fries.

The YTD performance for LBTYK is 25.37%.

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Discovery Inc. (DISCK)

DISCK Stock Rating
  • Earnings Yield: 12.33%
  • 52-week range: $17.34 – $66.69
  • Analyst Price target: $40.73
  • Price/Free Cash Flow: NA
  • Price/Sales: 1.53
  • Price/Earnings: 11.70

Discovery is a media company that provides content across various distribution platforms in approximately 50 languages worldwide. It operates in two segments: US Networks and International Networks. The company owns and operates various television networks under the Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Science, MotorTrend, Discovery en Español, Discovery Familia, Eurosport, TVN, Discovery Kids, Discovery Family, American Heroes Channel, Destination America, Discovery Life, DIY Network, Cooking Channel, Great American Country, ID, the Oprah Winfrey Network, Eurosport, DMAX, and Discovery Home & Health brands, as well as other regional television networks.

The company provides content through various distribution platforms including pay-television, free-to-air and broadcast television and digital distribution arrangements. Discovery was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, New York. The current CEO is Jean-Briac Perrette.

The YTD performance for DISCK is -7.67%.

We hope you enjoyed this list of value Entertainment stocks trading at a more attractive values than DIS stock. Be sure to add these picks to your Watch List and if you haven’t done so already, check in on the performance of our Current Portfolio. Keep it simple and always do your due diligence.

This material is provided for informational purposes only and is not financial advice. The information contained herein should not solely be used for the formation of an investment decision, whether you are a long term or short term investor.