Mogo Finance Technology (NASDAQ:MOGO) and LM Funding America (NASDAQ:LMFA) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and risk.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Mogo Finance Technology and LM Funding America’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Mogo Finance Technology||$47.28 million||1.27||-$15.21 million||($0.69)||-3.77|
|LM Funding America||$4.39 million||0.82||-$8.62 million||N/A||N/A|
This table compares Mogo Finance Technology and LM Funding America’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Mogo Finance Technology||-35.90%||-1,643.81%||-15.57%|
|LM Funding America||-72.06%||-274.08%||-138.70%|
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Mogo Finance Technology and LM Funding America, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Mogo Finance Technology||0||0||3||0||3.00|
|LM Funding America||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Mogo Finance Technology presently has a consensus price target of $7.00, suggesting a potential upside of 169.23%. Given Mogo Finance Technology’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Mogo Finance Technology is more favorable than LM Funding America.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
5.5% of Mogo Finance Technology shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 27.6% of LM Funding America shares are held by institutional investors. 28.0% of LM Funding America shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Mogo Finance Technology beats LM Funding America on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Mogo Finance Technology
Mogo Finance Technology Inc. operates as a financial technology company in Canada. The company offers its products to help consumers enhance their financial health. It offers digital access to free monthly credit score monitoring; MogoCard, a Mogo Platinum Prepaid Visa card; MogoMoney personal loans; MogoProtect to identity fraud protection; and MogoMortgage, a digital mortgage brokerage solution. Mogo Finance Technology Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
About LM Funding America
LM Funding America, Inc., through its subsidiary, LM Funding, LLC, operates as a specialty finance company. It provides funding to nonprofit community associations (Associations) primarily located in the state of Florida, as well as in the states of Washington, Colorado, and Illinois. The company offers funding to Associations by purchasing their rights under delinquent accounts that are selected by the Associations arising from unpaid Association assessments. It is also involved in the business of purchasing delinquent accounts on various terms tailored to suit each Association's financial needs, including under its New Neighbor Guaranty program. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Tampa, Florida.
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