Critical Comparison: Mentor Capital (MNTR) versus Its Competitors

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

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Mentor Capital and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Mentor Capital $6.01 million -$270,000.00 -2.63
Mentor Capital Competitors $140.73 million $117.45 million 5.21

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Mentor Capital and its rivals, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mentor Capital 0 0 0 0 N/A
Mentor Capital Competitors 271 992 867 17 2.29

As a group, “Investors, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 14.03%. Given Mentor Capital’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Mentor Capital has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Institutional and Insider 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 company insiders. Comparatively, 7.2% of shares of all “Investors, not elsewhere classified” companies are held 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 Mentor Capital and its rivals’ 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 -32.74% -18.81% -8.56%

Risk & 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 rivals have a beta of 1.16, meaning that their average stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

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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