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Alpha Financial Markets Consulting (AFM) Competitors

GBX 494
+1.00 (+0.20%)
(As of 07/12/2024 07:40 PM ET)

AFM vs. DATA, FNTL, RCDO, ELIX, SAG, GTLY, PPHC, MANO, MJH, and SECN

Should you be buying Alpha Financial Markets Consulting stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Alpha Financial Markets Consulting include GlobalData (DATA), Fintel (FNTL), Ricardo (RCDO), Elixirr International (ELIX), Science Group (SAG), Gateley (GTLY), Public Policy (PPHC), Manolete Partners (MANO), MJ Hudson Group (MJH), and SEC Newgate (SECN). These companies are all part of the "consulting services" industry.

Alpha Financial Markets Consulting vs.

Alpha Financial Markets Consulting (LON:AFM) and GlobalData (LON:DATA) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, community ranking, media sentiment, profitability, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

In the previous week, Alpha Financial Markets Consulting's average media sentiment score of 0.00 equaled GlobalData'saverage media sentiment score.

Company Overall Sentiment
Alpha Financial Markets Consulting Neutral
GlobalData Neutral

Alpha Financial Markets Consulting has a beta of 1, indicating that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, GlobalData has a beta of 0.58, indicating that its stock price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500.

GlobalData has a net margin of 11.28% compared to Alpha Financial Markets Consulting's net margin of 6.35%. GlobalData's return on equity of 58.06% beat Alpha Financial Markets Consulting's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alpha Financial Markets Consulting6.35% 10.24% 8.21%
GlobalData 11.28%58.06%9.18%

GlobalData received 36 more outperform votes than Alpha Financial Markets Consulting when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 75.53% of users gave Alpha Financial Markets Consulting an outperform vote while only 66.46% of users gave GlobalData an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Alpha Financial Markets ConsultingOutperform Votes
71
75.53%
Underperform Votes
23
24.47%
GlobalDataOutperform Votes
107
66.46%
Underperform Votes
54
33.54%

Alpha Financial Markets Consulting presently has a consensus target price of GBX 442.50, suggesting a potential downside of 10.43%. Given Alpha Financial Markets Consulting's higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Alpha Financial Markets Consulting is more favorable than GlobalData.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alpha Financial Markets Consulting
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
GlobalData
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

100.4% of Alpha Financial Markets Consulting shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 21.4% of GlobalData shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.9% of Alpha Financial Markets Consulting shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 67.1% of GlobalData shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

GlobalData has higher revenue and earnings than Alpha Financial Markets Consulting. Alpha Financial Markets Consulting is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than GlobalData, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alpha Financial Markets Consulting£234.90M2.41£14.91M£0.124,116.67
GlobalData£273.10M6.35£30.80M£0.045,387.50

Alpha Financial Markets Consulting pays an annual dividend of GBX 14 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. GlobalData pays an annual dividend of GBX 5 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Alpha Financial Markets Consulting pays out 11,666.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. GlobalData pays out 12,500.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Alpha Financial Markets Consulting is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

GlobalData beats Alpha Financial Markets Consulting on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of LON and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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AFM vs. The Competition

MetricAlpha Financial Markets ConsultingConsulting Services IndustryIndustrials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£565.04M£3.42B£4.28B£1.75B
Dividend Yield3.31%3.63%4.09%10.04%
P/E Ratio4,116.671,709.15420.002,080.88
Price / Sales2.41260.36513.33400,998.42
Price / Cash11.1227.5728.1829.10
Price / Book3.955.263.662.76
Net Income£14.91M£114.76M£216.34M£171.20M
7 Day Performance-0.40%-0.06%4.31%88.38%
1 Month Performance28.31%0.45%4.84%83.59%
1 Year Performance23.50%0.92%20.52%109.68%

Alpha Financial Markets Consulting Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DATA
GlobalData
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 217
+0.5%
N/A-82.7%£1.75B£273.10M5,425.003,532
FNTL
Fintel
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 316
-0.6%
N/A+52.6%£328.23M£64.90M4,514.29501Gap Up
RCDO
Ricardo
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 489.75
-0.7%
N/A-17.3%£304.72M£456.70M-48,975.002,978
ELIX
Elixirr International
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 564.95
0.0%
N/A+12.1%£267.05M£85.89M1,661.62484Insider Selling
SAG
Science Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 418.40
+0.1%
N/A+2.0%£191.21M£113.34M3,486.67443
GTLY
Gateley
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 132
-1.5%
N/A-7.8%£173.77M£168.50M1,200.001,498
PPHC
Public Policy
1.2873 of 5 stars
1.29 / 5 stars
GBX 135
-0.4%
GBX 250
+85.2%
N/A£158.87M£134.99M-1,350.00333
MANO
Manolete Partners
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 136
+3.0%
N/A-36.3%£59.51M£26.47M3,400.0025Gap Up
MJH
MJ Hudson Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 13.13
flat
N/AN/A£26.69M£47.45M-437.50232
SECN
SEC Newgate
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 111
+5.7%
N/AN/A£25.24M£70.13M33.64580High Trading Volume

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This page (LON:AFM) was last updated on 7/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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