Safeguard Scientifics Inc. (NYSE:SFE) and Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ:PHCF) are two firms in the Asset Management that compete against each other. Below is a comparison of their risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation.
Valuation and Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Safeguard Scientifics Inc.||N/A||0.00||12.20M||-0.87||0.00|
|Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co. Ltd.||4.14M||8.12||N/A||0.04||99.50|
We can see in table 1 the earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation of Safeguard Scientifics Inc. and Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co. Ltd.
Table 2 hightlights the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of the two companies.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Safeguard Scientifics Inc.||0.00%||-93.6%||-41%|
|Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co. Ltd.||0.00%||0%||0%|
The Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Safeguard Scientifics Inc. are 2.6 and 2.6. Competitively, Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co. Ltd. has 4.9 and 4.9 for Current and Quick Ratio. Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co. Ltd.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Safeguard Scientifics Inc.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
Institutional investors held 70.5% of Safeguard Scientifics Inc. shares and 0% of Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co. Ltd. shares. Insiders held 0.9% of Safeguard Scientifics Inc. shares.
Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.
|Performance (W)||Performance (M)||Performance (Q)||Performance (HY)||Performance (Y)||Performance (YTD)|
|Safeguard Scientifics Inc.||2.71%||11.8%||24.82%||3.51%||-14.78%||23.09%|
|Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co. Ltd.||0%||-21.96%||0%||0%||0%||-33.65%|
For the past year Safeguard Scientifics Inc. has 23.09% stronger performance while Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co. Ltd. has -33.65% weaker performance.
On 7 of the 9 factors Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co. Ltd. beats Safeguard Scientifics Inc.
Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in expansion financings, growth capital, management buyouts, recapitalizations, industry consolidations, corporate spinouts, growth stage, and early stage financings in Fintech sector. It initially invests in a Series A-C round and opportunistically in a seed round. The firm prefers to make investments in companies engaged in the technology, financial services, and healthcare sector. Within the technology sector, it invests in software as a service, adtech / digital media, Internet of Everything, enhanced security, predictive analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, enterprise software, technology enabled services, internet/new media, financial technology, cloud, mobile, social, big data, in memory, and selected business services with capital requirements of up to $25 million. Within healthcare sector, the firm invests in molecular and point-of-care diagnostics, medical devices, regenerative medicine, medical technology, digital health, healthcare technology, specialty pharmaceuticals, and selected healthcare services. It invests throughout the United States with a focus on Mid-Atlantic region, and Southeastern Canada. The firm primarily invests between $5 million and $25 million in growth equity financing and between $5 million and $10 million in early-stage financing. It typically invests in the capital structures including owner financed and bootstrapped companies, corporate division or business unit, and venture capital-backed seeking a growth partner. The firm prefers to be the largest shareholder in its portfolio companies, with ownership in the range of 20 percent to 50 percent. However, it may occasionally take a majority or smaller stake in its portfolio companies. It prefers to invest in companies having proprietary technology and intellectual property. The firm prefers to take a Board seat in its portfolio companies. The company was founded in 1953 as Lancaster Corporation and changed its name to Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. in 1981. Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania with an additional office in Weston, Massachusetts.
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