Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

The Movie Studio, Inc. operates as a vertically integrated motion picture production and distribution company.

Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Movie Studio's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: MVES's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Entertainment


US Market

1 Year Return




US Entertainment


US Market

Return vs Industry: MVES underperformed the US Entertainment industry which returned 8.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MVES underperformed the US Market which returned 5.2% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-49.4%-8.0%-10.6%
30 Day-16.5%-4.5%-8.5%
90 Day-27.6%-4.5%-4.6%
1 Year-36.4%-36.4%9.3%8.6%7.4%5.2%
3 Year-98.8%-98.8%41.3%36.7%31.7%23.2%
5 Year-100.0%-100.0%78.0%67.1%56.4%39.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News

No news available


Is Movie Studio undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Book (PB) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate MVES's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate MVES's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: MVES is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Entertainment industry average.

PE vs Market: MVES is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: MVES is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.1x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (2.1x).

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Future Growth

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


Forecasted Media 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 Movie Studio 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.

Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of MVES’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Movie Studio's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Media industry.

Past Performance

How has Movie Studio performed over the past 5 years?


Last years earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MVES is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: MVES is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if MVES's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare MVES's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: MVES is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (-8.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: MVES has a negative Return on Equity (-50%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is Movie Studio's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MVES's short term assets ($45.9K) do not cover its short term liabilities ($228.9K).

Long Term Liabilities: MVES has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MVES's debt to equity ratio (25.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: MVES had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: MVES has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: MVES's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.2x debt).

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if MVES has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if MVES has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.

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What is Movie Studio's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MVES's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MVES's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MVES's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MVES's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of MVES's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.

Next Steps


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


CEO Compensation


Gordon Venters (59yo)





Mr. Gordon Scott Venters has been the Chief Executive Officer, President, and Principal Accounting Officer at The Movie Studio, Inc. (formerly, Destination Television, Inc., Magic Media Networks Inc.) sinc ...


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.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

The Movie Studio, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: The Movie Studio, Inc.
  • Ticker: MVES
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1961
  • Industry: Movies and Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$1.230m
  • Shares outstanding: 69.49m
  • Website: https://www.themoviestudio.com

Number of Employees


  • The Movie Studio, Inc.
  • The Galleria Mall
  • 2598 East Sunrise Boulevard
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Florida
  • 33304
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
MVESOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1975


The Movie Studio, Inc. operates as a vertically integrated motion picture production and distribution company. The company acquires, develops, produces, and distributes independent motion picture content for worldwide consumption in theatrical, video on demand, foreign sales, and on various media devices. It is disrupting traditional media content delivery systems with its digital business model of motion picture distribution and intends direct server access of its content with geo fractured territories for worldwide distribution. The Movie Studio, Inc. has a strategic partnership and joint venture with Wonderfilm Media Corporation for the asset alignment, co-production, and acquisition of two intellectual properties. The company was formerly known as Destination Television, Inc. and changed its name to The Movie Studio, Inc. in November 2012. The Movie Studio, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/28 00:55
End of Day Share Price2020/02/27 00:00
Annual Earnings2018/06/30

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.