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Executive Summary

Dover Motorsports, Inc. markets and promotes motorsports entertainment in the United States. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with proven track record.

Share Price & News

How has Dover Motorsports's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: DVD is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: DVD's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Hospitality


US Market

1 Year Return




US Hospitality


US Market

Return vs Industry: DVD underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned 94.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DVD exceeded the US Market which returned 56.3% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-1.9%-1.2%0.9%
30 Day-7.6%-4.7%2.3%
90 Day-6.7%12.9%6.3%
1 Year81.0%74.1%100.6%99.8%60.8%57.9%
3 Year18.4%4.0%15.5%10.3%64.5%53.9%
5 Year6.0%-12.6%63.9%51.2%120.9%96.4%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Dover Motorsports's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Dover Motorsports undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: DVD ($2.08) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.77)

Significantly Below Fair Value: DVD is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: DVD is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.1x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (41x).

PE vs Market: DVD is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.1x) compared to the US market (22.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DVD's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: DVD is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (4.3x).

Future Growth

How is Dover Motorsports forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Consumer Services industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Dover Motorsports has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Dover Motorsports performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DVD has a large one-off gain of $4.8M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: DVD's current net profit margins (19.1%) are higher than last year (11.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DVD's earnings have grown by 5.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: DVD's earnings growth over the past year (36.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (5.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: DVD earnings growth over the past year (36.3%) exceeded the Hospitality industry -25.5%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: DVD's Return on Equity (10.8%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Dover Motorsports's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DVD's short term assets ($20.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($5.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: DVD's short term assets ($20.6M) exceed its long term liabilities ($12.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DVD is debt free.

Reducing Debt: DVD has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 11.4%.

Debt Coverage: DVD has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: DVD has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Dover Motorsports's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: DVD's dividend (3.37%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.26%).

High Dividend: DVD's dividend (3.37%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.5%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: DVD has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: DVD's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34.1%), DVD's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Denis McGlynn (74 yo)





Mr. Denis L. McGlynn has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Dover Motorsports, Inc. since 1979 and Chief Executive Officer and President of its subsidiary Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Denis's total compensation ($USD315.65K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD510.94K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Denis's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: DVD's management team is seasoned and experienced (13 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: DVD's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.3 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Dover Motorsports, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Dover Motorsports, Inc.
  • Ticker: DVD
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1969
  • Industry: Leisure Facilities
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: US$76.718m
  • Shares outstanding: 36.45m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Dover Motorsports, Inc.
  • 1131 North DuPont Highway
  • Dover
  • Delaware
  • 19901
  • United States



Dover Motorsports, Inc. markets and promotes motorsports entertainment in the United States. It owns and operates Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware; and Nashville Superspeedway near Nashville...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/04/12 22:06
End of Day Share Price2021/04/12 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.