Canaccord Genuity Group (OTCMKTS:CCORF) and New Mountain Finance (NYSE:NMFC) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Canaccord Genuity Group and New Mountain Finance’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Canaccord Genuity Group N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
New Mountain Finance $231.46 million 4.63 $72.35 million $1.38 9.67

New Mountain Finance has higher revenue and earnings than Canaccord Genuity Group.

Dividends

New Mountain Finance pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 10.2%. Canaccord Genuity Group does not pay a dividend. New Mountain Finance pays out 98.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Canaccord Genuity Group and New Mountain Finance, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Canaccord Genuity Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
New Mountain Finance 0 0 1 0 3.00

New Mountain Finance has a consensus price target of $14.00, indicating a potential upside of 4.95%. Given New Mountain Finance’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe New Mountain Finance is more favorable than Canaccord Genuity Group.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

33.5% of New Mountain Finance shares are held by institutional investors. 10.5% of New Mountain Finance shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Canaccord Genuity Group and New Mountain Finance’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Canaccord Genuity Group N/A N/A N/A
New Mountain Finance 31.26% 10.33% 4.58%

Summary

New Mountain Finance beats Canaccord Genuity Group on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Canaccord Genuity Group

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., an independent and full-service financial services company, provides investment solutions, and brokerage and investment banking services to individual, institutional, corporate, and government clients. It operates in two segments, Canaccord Genuity and Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management. The Canaccord Genuity segment offers investment banking, advisory, equity research, and sales and trading services. This segment has operations in Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, Dubai, Australia, the United States, and internationally. The Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management provides brokerage services and investment advice to retail or institutional clients in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe. The company was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

About New Mountain Finance

New Mountain Finance Corp. is a private equity fund and close-eneded non-diversified management investment company. It invests in middle-market companies. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of business services, consumer services, education, federal services, healthcare facilities, healthcare information technology, healthcare services, industrial services, and information services. It also provides financing primarily in the form of debt, mezzanine, and also considers equity interest. The company was founded on June 29, 2010 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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