Head to Head Comparison: Mentor Capital (MNTR) and The Competition

Mentor Capital (OTCMKTS:MNTRGet Rating) is one of 42 public companies in the “Investors, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Mentor Capital to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, risk, valuation, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Risk and Volatility

Mentor Capital has a beta of 1.57, meaning that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mentor Capital’s competitors have a beta of 1.16, meaning that their average stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Mentor Capital and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Mentor Capital $6.01 million -$270,000.00 -2.10
Mentor Capital Competitors $140.71 million $118.05 million 5.65

Mentor Capital’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Mentor Capital. Mentor Capital is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Mentor Capital and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mentor Capital -4.54% -13.51% -5.86%
Mentor Capital Competitors -32.96% -18.84% -8.59%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Mentor Capital and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mentor Capital 0 0 0 0 N/A
Mentor Capital Competitors 269 984 860 17 2.29

As a group, “Investors, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 7.73%. Given Mentor Capital’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Mentor Capital has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

26.7% of shares of all “Investors, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 23.7% of Mentor Capital shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 7.1% of shares of all “Investors, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Mentor Capital Company Profile (Get Rating)

Mentor Capital, Inc. is a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions and emerging growth investments. The firm provides passive equity funding and liquidity to smaller companies and owners in the medical, marijuana and social use cannabis companies. It invests in shelf IPO's and public and private companies and seeks to provide public market access to owners of small private companies. The firm specializes in pre-IPO investments in Cannabis companies. In case of shelf IPO's, the firm prefers to invest in companies with sales greater than $40 million. It prefers to take significant position in its portfolio companies. The firm invests only in companies that have earnings. Mentor Capital, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is based in Ramona, California.

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