CreditRiskMonitor.Com (OTCMKTS:CRMZ) and S&P Global (NYSE:SPGI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings, profitability, risk and institutional ownership.
Volatility & Risk
CreditRiskMonitor.Com has a beta of -1.32, indicating that its stock price is 232% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, S&P Global has a beta of 1.18, indicating that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.
CreditRiskMonitor.Com pays an annual dividend of $0.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. S&P Global pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. S&P Global pays out 29.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for CreditRiskMonitor.Com and S&P Global, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
S&P Global has a consensus target price of $204.92, suggesting a potential upside of 10.01%. Given S&P Global’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe S&P Global is more favorable than CreditRiskMonitor.Com.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares CreditRiskMonitor.Com and S&P Global’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|S&P Global||$6.06 billion||7.71||$1.50 billion||$6.89||27.03|
S&P Global has higher revenue and earnings than CreditRiskMonitor.Com.
This table compares CreditRiskMonitor.Com and S&P Global’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
84.2% of S&P Global shares are owned by institutional investors. 62.6% of CreditRiskMonitor.Com shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of S&P Global shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
S&P Global beats CreditRiskMonitor.Com on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
CreditRiskMonitor.com, Inc. provides interactive business-to-business Internet-based services for corporate credit and procurement professionals worldwide. It publishes commercial credit reports of public and private companies, which features the analysis of financial statements, including ratio analysis and trend reports, peer analyses, FRISK scores, PAYCE reports, and Altman Z default scores, as well as issuer ratings of Moody's Investors Service, Standard & Poor's, and Fitch Ratings. The company also provides Institutional Risk Analytics counterparty quality scores and financial data from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council call reports covering banks; and company background information and trade payment reports, as well as public filings, such as suits, liens, judgments, and bankruptcy information on millions of companies in the United States. In addition, it provides alerts on topics, including FRISK score reports, credit limit alerts, financial statement updates, SEC filings, and rating changes, as well as operates as a re-distributor of international credit reports. CreditRiskMonitor.com, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is based in Valley Cottage, New York.
About S&P Global
S&P Global Inc. provides independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics, and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. It operates through three segments: Ratings, Market and Commodities Intelligence, and S&P Dow Jones Indices. The Ratings segment provides credit ratings, research, and analytics to investors, issuers, and other market participants. The Market and Commodities Intelligence segment offers multi-asset-class data, research, and analytical capabilities, which integrate cross-asset analytics and desktop services, as well as delivers access to information, data, analytic services, and pricing and quality benchmarks to customers in the commodity and energy markets. The S&P Dow Jones Indices segment provides index that maintains various valuation and index benchmarks for investment advisors, wealth managers, and institutional investors. The company was formerly known as McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. and changed its name to S&P Global Inc. in April 2016. S&P Global Inc. was founded in 1860 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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