Hertz Global (NYSE:HTZ – Get Rating) and Owl Rock Capital (NYSE:ORCC – Get Rating) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
42.2% of Owl Rock Capital shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Hertz Global shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Owl Rock Capital shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Hertz Global and Owl Rock Capital’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Hertz Global||$8.92 billion||0.58||$964.63 million||$3.06||5.35|
|Owl Rock Capital||$535.63 million||9.48||$556.72 million||$1.59||8.19|
Volatility & Risk
Hertz Global has a beta of 2.09, suggesting that its stock price is 109% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Owl Rock Capital has a beta of 0.93, suggesting that its stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Hertz Global and Owl Rock Capital, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Owl Rock Capital||1||0||2||0||2.33|
Owl Rock Capital has a consensus target price of $14.08, indicating a potential upside of 8.17%. Given Owl Rock Capital’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Owl Rock Capital is more favorable than Hertz Global.
This table compares Hertz Global and Owl Rock Capital’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Owl Rock Capital||47.45%||10.49%||4.55%|
Owl Rock Capital beats Hertz Global on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Hertz Global
The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., operates the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty vehicle rental brands throughout North America, Europe, the Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The Hertz Corporation is one of the largest worldwide vehicle rental companies, and the Hertz brand is one of the most recognized globally. Additionally, The Hertz Corporation operates the Firefly vehicle rental brand and Hertz 24/7 car sharing business in international markets and sells vehicles through Hertz Car Sales.
About Owl Rock Capital
Owl Rock Capital Corp non traded business development company seeks investment opportunities in middle market companies located in the United States with an EBITDA of USD 10 – 250 million and annual revenue of USD 50 million – 2.5 billion. The fund focuses on broad range of sectors including business services, healthcare services, pharma & healthcare technology, aerospace & defense, software & technology and manufacturing & industrials. it provides financing in the form of senior secured or unsecured loans, subordinated loans or mezzanine loans and a lesser extent, equity-related securities and warrants for growth, acquisitions, market or product expansion, re-financings and recapitalizations with an investment size ranging from $20 to $250 million and it also acts as a lead investor.
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