Sculptor Capital Management (NYSE:SCU) and Silvercrest Asset Management Group (NASDAQ:SAMG) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
18.0% of Sculptor Capital Management shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.1% of Silvercrest Asset Management Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 60.6% of Sculptor Capital Management shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.2% of Silvercrest Asset Management Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Sculptor Capital Management and Silvercrest Asset Management Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Sculptor Capital Management||-6.34%||115.16%||4.86%|
|Silvercrest Asset Management Group||8.97%||18.46%||10.90%|
Sculptor Capital Management pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.1%. Silvercrest Asset Management Group pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Sculptor Capital Management pays out 109.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
Risk and Volatility
Sculptor Capital Management has a beta of 1.08, meaning that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Silvercrest Asset Management Group has a beta of 0.57, meaning that its share price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Sculptor Capital Management and Silvercrest Asset Management Group’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Sculptor Capital Management||$507.22 million||1.56||-$24.28 million||$1.17||13.57|
|Silvercrest Asset Management Group||$98.67 million||1.84||$9.63 million||N/A||N/A|
Silvercrest Asset Management Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Sculptor Capital Management.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Sculptor Capital Management and Silvercrest Asset Management Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Sculptor Capital Management||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Silvercrest Asset Management Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Sculptor Capital Management Company Profile
Sculptor Capital Management, Inc. is a publicly owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm provides investment advisory services to its clients. It primarily caters to institutional investors, which include pension funds, fund-of-funds, foundations and endowments, corporations and other institutions, private banks and family offices. The firm also manages separate client-focused equity, fixed income, and real estate separate accounts. It also manages commingled funds and specialized products. The firm invests in equity, fixed income and real estate markets across the world. It employs quantitative and qualitative analysis to make its investments through a combination of fundamental bottom-up research, a high degree of flexibility, and integrated risk management. For its multi-strategy portfolios, the firm employs strategies like convertible and derivative arbitrage, corporate credit, long/short equity special situations, buyout investments, merger arbitrage, private investments, and structured credit. It also invests in real estate and traditional real estate assets including multifamily, office, hotel and retail, loans, portfolio acquisitions, loan pools, operating companies, structured debt products, public securities, and non-traditional real estate assets including gaming, distressed land and residential, cell towers, parking, golf, debt and senior housing. For private equity investments, it considers investments in a variety of special situations that seek to realize value through strategic sales or initial public offerings. The firm typically invests in the energy investments. It also manages a buyout fund, Och-Ziff Energy Fund. The firm was previously known as Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc. Sculptor Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is based New York, New York.
Silvercrest Asset Management Group Company Profile
Silvercrest Asset Management Group Inc., a wealth management firm, provides financial advisory and related family office services in the United States. The company serves ultra-high net worth individuals and families, as well as their trusts; endowments; foundations; and other institutional investors. It also manages funds of funds and other investment funds. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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