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Best Entertainment Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top entertainment stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best entertainment stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the entertainment industry.

Industry: Entertainment
Ticker
Company
Forecast Score
Market Cap
Price
Price Target
Upside/Downside
Consensus
Analysts
Fore. Revenue Growth
Fore. Earnings Growth
Forecast ROE
Forecast ROA
PARA
PARAMOUNT GLOBAL
$13.23B$20.38$24.4720.07%Hold193.92%-29.72%7.74%3.06%
CURI
CURIOSITYSTREAM INC
$70.76M$1.34$6.20362.69%Buy618.07%N/A62.73%46.85%
WWE
WORLD WRESTLING ENTERTAINMENT INC
$5.99B$80.50$80.25-0.31%Buy93.60%-1.45%50.21%17.75%
NFLX
NETFLIX INC
$142.59B$320.41$293.06-8.54%Hold415.39%4.22%40.80%17.61%
GNUS
GENIUS BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC
$239.99M$0.75$5.00564.89%Strong Buy133.93%N/A-27.73%-13.82%
LYV
LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT INC
$17.07B$73.92$106.7544.41%Strong Buy84.61%31.22%-4,443.57%20.99%
WMG
WARNER MUSIC GROUP CORP
$17.68B$34.34$36.937.54%Buy157.90%14.29%535.18%10.39%
AGAE
ALLIED GAMING & ENTERTAINMENT INC
$37.91M$0.97N/AN/AHold1N/AN/AN/AN/A
LBTYA
LIBERTY GLOBAL PLC
$9.02B$19.63$33.5070.66%Strong Buy4-1.67%N/A0.94%0.52%
DLPN
DOLPHIN ENTERTAINMENT INC
$26.05M$2.55$10.00292.16%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
LBRDA
LIBERTY BROADBAND CORP
$13.39B$90.28$176.5095.50%Strong Buy2N/AN/AN/AN/A
DLB
DOLBY LABORATORIES INC
$7.31B$76.16$100.5031.96%Buy38.78%N/AN/AN/A
DIS
WALT DISNEY CO
$181.32B$99.43$137.6738.46%Strong Buy217.09%58.28%10.58%4.93%
EDR
ENDEAVOR GROUP HOLDINGS INC
$15.33B$21.83$30.6040.17%Strong Buy115.78%16.63%67.40%11.26%
CHTR
CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS INC
$61.13B$392.69$490.1924.83%Hold192.42%8.80%93.08%5.76%
ROKU
ROKU INC
$8.46B$60.73$87.9044.74%Hold2414.06%N/A-0.55%-0.35%
WOW
WIDEOPENWEST INC
$885.37M$10.10$18.1779.87%Buy41.43%-33.81%14.19%4.82%
MCS
MARCUS CORP
$514.53M$16.33$24.0046.97%Strong Buy27.30%103.32%6.89%2.82%
RSVR
RESERVOIR MEDIA INC
$422.29M$6.56$12.0082.93%Strong Buy15.85%11.64%1.88%0.94%
CMCSA
COMCAST CORP
$155.04B$35.86$42.3318.05%Buy181.79%N/A27.51%8.69%
BZFD
BUZZFEED INC
$161.40M$1.16$3.83230.43%Hold3N/AN/A-21.32%-10.13%
RDI
READING INTERNATIONAL INC
$70.10M$3.18N/AN/AHold135.10%N/AN/AN/A
WBD
WARNER BROS DISCOVERY INC
$28.05B$11.55$21.0782.43%Buy1515.19%N/A10.56%3.77%
LVO
LIVEONE INC
$55.62M$0.64$3.00371.70%Buy120.63%N/A-34.47%5.29%
DISH
DISH NETWORK CORP
$8.26B$15.56$34.58122.26%Buy12-1.60%-40.80%1.87%0.65%
HOFV
HALL OF FAME RESORT & ENTERTAINMENT CO
$74.97M$0.62$6.00870.87%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
MSGS
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN SPORTS CORP
$4.01B$164.99$220.3333.54%Buy31.88%0.23%-30.46%3.92%
KUKE
KUKE MUSIC HOLDING LTD
$20.05M$0.68N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
CIDM
CINEDIGM CORP
$85.53M$0.48$5.00941.67%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
HUYA
HUYA INC
$700.92M$2.93$4.5154.06%Hold7-1.68%N/A-6.30%-5.23%
MSGE
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN ENTERTAINMENT CORP
$1.70B$49.31$70.4042.77%Hold515.20%N/A3.99%1.40%
LGF.B
LIONS GATE ENTERTAINMENT CORP
$1.66B$7.24$13.1781.86%Strong Buy38.57%N/AN/AN/A
CNK
CINEMARK HOLDINGS INC
$1.66B$13.77$15.1710.15%Hold68.23%N/A77.89%3.13%
MGAM
MOBILE GLOBAL ESPORTS INC
$16.75M$0.82N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
IMAX
IMAX CORP
$991.85M$17.72$21.8323.21%Strong Buy67.72%N/A14.54%4.97%
ANGH
ANGHAMI INC
$63.91M$2.48$17.00585.48%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
AMC
AMC ENTERTAINMENT HOLDINGS INC
$4.22B$8.17$4.73-42.07%Sell39.94%N/AN/A-1.29%
BOWL
BOWLERO CORP
$2.26B$13.66$17.0024.45%Strong Buy2-0.44%N/A-136.51%3.61%

Entertainment Stocks FAQ

What are the best entertainment stocks to buy right now in Dec 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best entertainment stocks to buy right now are:

1. Paramount Global (NASDAQ:PARA)


Paramount Global (NASDAQ:PARA) is the top entertainment stock with a Zen Score of 51, which is 25 points higher than the entertainment industry average of 26. It passed 17 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Paramount Global has seen its stock lose -31.06% over the past year, overperforming other entertainment stocks by 7 percentage points.

Paramount Global has an average 1 year price target of $24.47, an upside of 20.07% from Paramount Global's current stock price of $20.38.

Paramount Global stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 19 analysts covering Paramount Global, 15.79% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 10.53% have issued a Buy, 36.84% have issued a hold, while 5.26% have issued a Sell rating, and 31.58% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Curiositystream (NASDAQ:CURI)


Curiositystream (NASDAQ:CURI) is the second best entertainment stock with a Zen Score of 45, which is 19 points higher than the entertainment industry average of 26. It passed 14 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Curiositystream has seen its stock lose -80.32% over the past year, underperforming other entertainment stocks by -42 percentage points.

Curiositystream has an average 1 year price target of $6.20, an upside of 362.69% from Curiositystream's current stock price of $1.34.

Curiositystream stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 6 analysts covering Curiositystream, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 16.67% have issued a Buy, 33.33% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX)


Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) is the third best entertainment stock with a Zen Score of 43, which is 17 points higher than the entertainment industry average of 26. It passed 15 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Netflix has seen its stock lose -48.03% over the past year, underperforming other entertainment stocks by -10 percentage points.

Netflix has an average 1 year price target of $293.06, a downside of -8.54% from Netflix's current stock price of $320.41.

Netflix stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 41 analysts covering Netflix, 21.95% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 17.07% have issued a Buy, 46.34% have issued a hold, while 4.88% have issued a Sell rating, and 9.76% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the entertainment stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 7 entertainment stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 entertainment stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Paramount Global (NASDAQ:PARA)


Paramount Global (NASDAQ:PARA) has an annual dividend yield of 4.71%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the entertainment industry average of 2.26%. Paramount Global's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Paramount Global's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Paramount Global's dividend payout ratio of 20.1% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Madison Square Garden Sports (NYSE:MSGS)


Madison Square Garden Sports (NYSE:MSGS) has an annual dividend yield of 4.24%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the entertainment industry average of 2.26%.

Madison Square Garden Sports's dividend payout ratio of 341.5% indicates that its dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

3. Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA)


Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has an annual dividend yield of 2.96%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the entertainment industry average of 2.26%. Comcast's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Comcast's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Why are entertainment stocks up?

Entertainment stocks were up 0.93% in the last day, and up 4.02% over the last week. Huya was the among the top gainers in the entertainment industry, gaining 9.74% yesterday.

Shares of Chinese companies are trading higher amid reopening hopes. Recent unrest in China due to the country's zero-COVID policy has led to less strict quarantine requirements and increased vaccination efforts to avoid further lockdowns.

What are the most undervalued entertainment stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued entertainment stocks right now are:

1. Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYA)


Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYA) is the most undervalued entertainment stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Liberty Global has a valuation score of 86, which is 61 points higher than the entertainment industry average of 25. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Liberty Global's stock has dropped -27.59% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the entertainment industry by 10 percentage points.

2. Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDA)


Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDA) is the second most undervalued entertainment stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Liberty Broadband has a valuation score of 57, which is 32 points higher than the entertainment industry average of 25. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Liberty Broadband's stock has dropped -41.37% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the entertainment industry by -3 percentage points.

3. Dish Network (NASDAQ:DISH)


Dish Network (NASDAQ:DISH) is the third most undervalued entertainment stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Dish Network has a valuation score of 57, which is 32 points higher than the entertainment industry average of 25. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Dish Network's stock has dropped -50.11% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the entertainment industry by -12 percentage points.

Are entertainment stocks a good buy now?

41.67% of entertainment stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect entertainment stocks to rise by 29.84% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the entertainment industry?

The average P/E ratio of the entertainment industry is 25.68x.
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