Medallion Financial (NASDAQ:MFIN – Get Rating) and 10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ:VCXA – Get Rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This table compares Medallion Financial and 10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. II’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. II||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
27.5% of Medallion Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.5% of 10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. II shares are owned by institutional investors. 18.4% of Medallion Financial shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. II||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Medallion Financial presently has a consensus price target of $9.00, indicating a potential upside of 21.29%. Given Medallion Financial’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Medallion Financial is more favorable than 10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. II.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Medallion Financial and 10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. II’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Medallion Financial||$190.53 million||0.94||$54.11 million||$2.35||3.16|
|10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. II||N/A||N/A||-$1.54 million||N/A||N/A|
Medallion Financial has higher revenue and earnings than 10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. II.
Medallion Financial beats 10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. II on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Medallion Financial
Medallion Financial Corp., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a finance company in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Recreation Lending, Home Improvement Lending, Commercial Lending, and Medallion Lending. It provides loans that finance consumer purchases of recreational vehicles, boats, and trailers; consumer home improvements; commercial businesses; and taxi medallions to individuals, and small to mid-size businesses. The company also offers commercial loans for purchase of equipment and related assets necessary to open a new business, or purchase or improvement of an existing business; and medallion loans. In addition, it provides debt, mezzanine, and equity investment capital to companies in various industries; and raises deposits and conducts other banking activities. Medallion Financial Corp. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in New York City, New York.
About 10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. II
10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. II does not have significant operations. It intends to effect a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities. The company intends to focus on identifying technology and tech-enabled businesses in the consumer internet, ecommerce, software, healthcare, transportation/mobility, and financial services industries, as well as other industries that are being disrupted by advances in technology and on technology paradigms, including artificial intelligence automation, data science, ecommerce, and software-as-a-service. 10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. II was incorporated in 2021 and is based in New York, New York.
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