Magic Empire Global (NASDAQ:MEGL – Get Free Report) and Qudian (NYSE:QD – Get Free Report) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
0.5% of Magic Empire Global shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 8.0% of Qudian shares are held by institutional investors. 63.0% of Magic Empire Global shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 25.7% of Qudian shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Magic Empire Global and Qudian, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Magic Empire Global||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares Magic Empire Global and Qudian’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Magic Empire Global||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Volatility and Risk
Magic Empire Global has a beta of 3.84, meaning that its stock price is 284% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Qudian has a beta of 0.86, meaning that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Magic Empire Global and Qudian’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Magic Empire Global||$1.43 million||14.10||-$490,000.00||N/A||N/A|
|Qudian||$83.73 million||4.97||-$52.48 million||$0.14||12.79|
Magic Empire Global has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Qudian.
Qudian beats Magic Empire Global on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Magic Empire Global
Magic Empire Global Limited engages in the provision of corporate finance advisory services and underwriting services in Hong Kong. The company provides initial public offering sponsorship, financial and independent financial advisory, financial advisory, post-listing compliance advisory, and underwriting services to corporations. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Central, Hong Kong.
Qudian Inc. operates as a consumer-oriented technology company in the People's Republic of China. It engages in the operation of online platforms to provide small consumer credit products, as well as provides technology development and services and research and development services. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Xiamen, the People's Republic of China.
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