Wins Finance (NASDAQ:WINS) and America First Multifamily Investors (NASDAQ:ATAX) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation and profitability.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Wins Finance and America First Multifamily Investors’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Wins Finance||$100,000.00||4,917.84||$10.49 million||N/A||N/A|
|America First Multifamily Investors||$70.38 million||5.71||$30.59 million||N/A||N/A|
America First Multifamily Investors pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.5%. Wins Finance does not pay a dividend.
This table compares Wins Finance and America First Multifamily Investors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|America First Multifamily Investors||46.47%||14.33%||4.08%|
Volatility and Risk
Wins Finance has a beta of 4.39, suggesting that its stock price is 339% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, America First Multifamily Investors has a beta of 0.34, suggesting that its stock price is 66% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
0.1% of Wins Finance shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 9.1% of America First Multifamily Investors shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of America First Multifamily Investors shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Wins Finance and America First Multifamily Investors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|America First Multifamily Investors||0||1||0||0||2.00|
America First Multifamily Investors beats Wins Finance on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Wins Finance
Wins Finance Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides financing solutions for small and medium enterprises in the People's Republic of China. It offers financial guarantees, as well as financial leasing, advisory, consultancy, and agency services in Jinzhong City, Shanxi Province, and Beijing. The company is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China. Wins Finance Holdings Inc. is a subsidiary of Freeman FinTech Corporation Limited.
About America First Multifamily Investors
America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. acquires, holds, sells, and deals in a portfolio of mortgage revenue bonds (MRBs) that are issued to provide construction or permanent financing for multifamily and student housing, and residential and commercial properties. It operates through four segments: Mortgage Revenue Bond Investments, MF Properties, Public housing Capital Fund Trust, and Other Investments. As of December 31, 2017, the company owned 87 MRBs, of which various bonds were issued by state and local housing authorities in order to provide construction or permanent financing for 63 residential properties comprising a total of 10,666 rental units located in 14 states in the United States. America First Capital Associates Limited Partnership Two serves as the general partner of the company. America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. was founded in 1998 and is based in Omaha, Nebraska.
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