KBL MERGER CORP/SH (NASDAQ:KBLM) and HAYMAKER ACQUIS/SH CL A (NASDAQ:HYAC) are both small-cap unclassified companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares KBL MERGER CORP/SH and HAYMAKER ACQUIS/SH CL A’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|KBL MERGER CORP/SH||N/A||N/A||$1.04 million||N/A||N/A|
|HAYMAKER ACQUIS/SH CL A||N/A||N/A||$400,000.00||N/A||N/A|
Risk & Volatility
KBL MERGER CORP/SH has a beta of -0.02, suggesting that its stock price is 102% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HAYMAKER ACQUIS/SH CL A has a beta of 0.03, suggesting that its stock price is 97% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for KBL MERGER CORP/SH and HAYMAKER ACQUIS/SH CL A, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|KBL MERGER CORP/SH||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|HAYMAKER ACQUIS/SH CL A||0||0||2||0||3.00|
HAYMAKER ACQUIS/SH CL A has a consensus price target of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 18.14%. Given HAYMAKER ACQUIS/SH CL A’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe HAYMAKER ACQUIS/SH CL A is more favorable than KBL MERGER CORP/SH.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
63.4% of KBL MERGER CORP/SH shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.4% of HAYMAKER ACQUIS/SH CL A shares are owned by institutional investors. 33.3% of KBL MERGER CORP/SH shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares KBL MERGER CORP/SH and HAYMAKER ACQUIS/SH CL A’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|KBL MERGER CORP/SH||N/A||21.99%||1.04%|
|HAYMAKER ACQUIS/SH CL A||N/A||7.94%||0.12%|
KBL MERGER CORP/SH beats HAYMAKER ACQUIS/SH CL A on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About KBL MERGER CORP/SH
KBL Merger Corp. IV is a private equity firm specializing in acquisition, buyout, PIPES and secondaries investments. The firm seeks to invest in healthcare or the healthcare-related wellness industry. In healthcare services the firm seeks to invest in outpatient care, physician practices, behavioral health and payor services. In pharma services the firm seeks to invest in outsourced services, contract research and generics / OTC. In health IT the firm seeks to invest in EMR / HER, revnue cycle management, telemedicine and care management. In minimal reimbursement risk the firm focuses on retail healthcare, wellness and preventative care. In devices and diagnostics the firm focuses on medical devices, diagnostics, genetic testing and lab tools. The firm typically invests in firms located in the United States. The firm seeks to invest in firms with valuation between $200 million to $700 million and EBITDA between $20 million to $70 million. The firms invest in firms with enterprise value $200 million to $700 million. The firm seeks to take majority stakes. KBL Merger Corp. IV was founded in 2016 and is New York, New York with an additional office in Newark, Delaware.
About HAYMAKER ACQUIS/SH CL A
Haymaker Acquisition Corp. does not have significant operations. The company intends to acquire businesses or assets through merger, capital stock exchange, stock purchase, reorganization, or business combination. Haymaker Acquisition Corp. was founded in 2017 and is based in New York, New York.
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