Portman Ridge Finance (NASDAQ: PTMN) is one of 35 publicly-traded companies in the “Investors, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Portman Ridge Finance to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Portman Ridge Finance and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Portman Ridge Finance||$27.09 million||-$9.57 million||11.15|
|Portman Ridge Finance Competitors||$122.93 million||$52.78 million||8.95|
This table compares Portman Ridge Finance and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Portman Ridge Finance||-35.34%||5.81%||3.52%|
|Portman Ridge Finance Competitors||37.22%||6.65%||3.39%|
This is a summary of current recommendations for Portman Ridge Finance and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Portman Ridge Finance||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Portman Ridge Finance Competitors||214||739||671||35||2.32|
As a group, “Investors, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 17.51%. Given Portman Ridge Finance’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Portman Ridge Finance has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Risk and Volatility
Portman Ridge Finance has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Portman Ridge Finance’s peers have a beta of 0.24, meaning that their average stock price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
27.6% of Portman Ridge Finance shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 31.9% of shares of all “Investors, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.1% of Portman Ridge Finance shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.4% of shares of all “Investors, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Portman Ridge Finance pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 13.3%. Portman Ridge Finance pays out 148.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Investors, not elsewhere classified” companies pay a dividend yield of 9.7% and pay out 92.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Portman Ridge Finance peers beat Portman Ridge Finance on 7 of the 12 factors compared.
About Portman Ridge Finance
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