Global Arena (OTCMKTS:GAHC) and Associated Capital Group (NYSE:AC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation and earnings.
This table compares Global Arena and Associated Capital Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Associated Capital Group||-255.05%||-4.05%||-3.70%|
11.7% of Associated Capital Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Global Arena shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 82.2% of Associated Capital Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Global Arena and Associated Capital Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Associated Capital Group||0||2||1||0||2.33|
Associated Capital Group has a consensus price target of $40.33, suggesting a potential upside of 1.67%. Given Associated Capital Group’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Associated Capital Group is more favorable than Global Arena.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Global Arena and Associated Capital Group’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Global Arena||$530,000.00||8.56||-$13.68 million||N/A||N/A|
|Associated Capital Group||$22.78 million||39.36||-$58.10 million||N/A||N/A|
Global Arena has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Associated Capital Group.
Associated Capital Group pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Global Arena does not pay a dividend.
Risk & Volatility
Global Arena has a beta of 2.35, suggesting that its stock price is 135% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Associated Capital Group has a beta of 1.15, suggesting that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Associated Capital Group beats Global Arena on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Global Arena Company Profile
Global Arena Holding Inc., through its subsidiary, Global Election Services, Inc., provides technology-enabled election services primarily for organized labor associations in the United States. The company is based in New York, New York.
Associated Capital Group Company Profile
Associated Capital Group, Inc. provides investment advisory and asset management services in the United States. It offers alternative investment management, institutional research, and underwriting services. The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Rye, New York.
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