Reviewing Mentor Capital (MNTR) & The Competition

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

Risk & Volatility

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


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 summary of recent ratings and target prices for Mentor Capital and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

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 probable upside, analysts clearly believe Mentor Capital has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

26.7% of shares of all “Investors, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 23.7% of Mentor Capital shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.1% of shares of all “Investors, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

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

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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