NeXt Innovation (NASDAQ:GSVC) and PCM Fund (NYSE:PCM) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation.
This table compares NeXt Innovation and PCM Fund’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for NeXt Innovation and PCM Fund, as reported by MarketBeat.
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NeXt Innovation presently has a consensus price target of $11.25, indicating a potential upside of 95.31%. Given NeXt Innovation’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe NeXt Innovation is more favorable than PCM Fund.
PCM Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.2%. NeXt Innovation does not pay a dividend.
Volatility and Risk
NeXt Innovation has a beta of 1.5, indicating that its share price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PCM Fund has a beta of 0.34, indicating that its share price is 66% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares NeXt Innovation and PCM Fund’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|NeXt Innovation||$850,000.00||134.99||$17.56 million||($0.95)||-6.06|
NeXt Innovation has higher revenue and earnings than PCM Fund.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
32.9% of NeXt Innovation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 7.3% of PCM Fund shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of NeXt Innovation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of PCM Fund shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
NeXt Innovation beats PCM Fund on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About NeXt Innovation
GSV Capital Corp is a non-diversified closed-ended fund company. The fund invests in public and private companies located in the US and Non-US. It targets companies operating in the fields of social media, mobile computing and apps, cloud computing, software services, green technology, and education technology. It makes minority investments and provides financing for later-stage capital requirements.
About PCM Fund
There is no company description available for PCM Fund.
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