Comparing Finance Of America Companies (NYSE:FOA) and UWM Holdings Co. Class (NYSE:UWMC)

UWM Holdings Co. Class (NYSE:UWMC) and Finance Of America Companies (NYSE:FOA) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, profitability and dividends.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares UWM Holdings Co. Class and Finance Of America Companies’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
UWM Holdings Co. Class N/A N/A -$5.81 million N/A N/A
Finance Of America Companies N/A N/A -$1.13 million N/A N/A

Volatility & Risk

UWM Holdings Co. Class has a beta of 1.07, suggesting that its stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Finance Of America Companies has a beta of 0.16, suggesting that its stock price is 84% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

23.2% of UWM Holdings Co. Class shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.4% of Finance Of America Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for UWM Holdings Co. Class and Finance Of America Companies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
UWM Holdings Co. Class 0 2 3 0 2.60
Finance Of America Companies 0 0 1 0 3.00

UWM Holdings Co. Class currently has a consensus price target of $9.75, indicating a potential upside of 0.93%. Finance Of America Companies has a consensus price target of $13.50, indicating a potential upside of 59.57%. Given Finance Of America Companies’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Finance Of America Companies is more favorable than UWM Holdings Co. Class.

Profitability

This table compares UWM Holdings Co. Class and Finance Of America Companies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
UWM Holdings Co. Class N/A 91.54% 21.94%
Finance Of America Companies N/A N/A -2.39%

UWM Holdings Co. Class Company Profile

UWM Holdings Corporation engages in the residential mortgage lending business in the United States. The company originates mortgage loans through wholesale channel. It originates primarily conforming and government loans. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Pontiac, Michigan.

Finance Of America Companies Company Profile

Finance of America Companies Inc. operates a consumer lending platform in the United States. The company provides residential mortgages, reverse mortgages, and loans to residential real estate investors distributed across retail, third party network, and digital channels. It also offers complementary lending services to enhance the customer experience, as well as capital markets and portfolio management services to optimize distribution to investors. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

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