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Medallion Financial (MFIN) Competitors

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Should you be buying Medallion Financial stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Medallion Financial include Fidus Investment (FDUS), Gladstone Capital (GLAD), Gladstone Investment (GAIN), PennantPark Investment (PNNT), Horizon Technology Finance (HRZN), Diamond Hill Investment Group (DHIL), Stellus Capital Investment (SCM), WhiteHorse Finance (WHF), OFS Capital (OFS), and Westwood Holdings Group (WHG). These companies are all part of the "asset management & custody banks" industry.

Medallion Financial vs.

Fidus Investment (NASDAQ:FDUS) and Medallion Financial (NASDAQ:MFIN) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, media sentiment, valuation, earnings, community ranking, analyst recommendations, profitability and dividends.

Fidus Investment has a net margin of 60.25% compared to Fidus Investment's net margin of 17.96%. Medallion Financial's return on equity of 12.69% beat Fidus Investment's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fidus Investment60.25% 12.69% 6.76%
Medallion Financial 17.96%12.32%1.93%

Fidus Investment received 30 more outperform votes than Medallion Financial when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 61.11% of users gave Fidus Investment an outperform vote while only 60.52% of users gave Medallion Financial an outperform vote.

Fidus InvestmentOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Medallion FinancialOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Fidus Investment has a beta of 1.4, meaning that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Medallion Financial has a beta of 2.16, meaning that its share price is 116% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Fidus Investment pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.7%. Medallion Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.9%. Fidus Investment pays out 59.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Medallion Financial pays out 18.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Fidus Investment currently has a consensus target price of $22.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.85%. Medallion Financial has a consensus target price of $12.00, indicating a potential upside of 46.70%. Given Fidus Investment's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Medallion Financial is more favorable than Fidus Investment.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fidus Investment
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Medallion Financial
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

Fidus Investment has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Medallion Financial. Medallion Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Fidus Investment, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fidus Investment$130.11M4.77$77.13M$2.916.76
Medallion Financial$262.36M0.73$55.08M$2.123.87

28.1% of Fidus Investment shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.6% of Medallion Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Fidus Investment shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 22.4% of Medallion Financial shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Fidus Investment and Fidus Investment both had 3 articles in the media. Medallion Financial's average media sentiment score of 1.59 beat Fidus Investment's score of 0.56 indicating that Fidus Investment is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Fidus Investment Very Positive
Medallion Financial Positive


Fidus Investment beats Medallion Financial on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

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MFIN vs. The Competition

MetricMedallion FinancialNondepository credit institutions IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$191.72M$6.66B$9.54B$8.55B
Dividend Yield4.89%5.28%10.42%4.03%
P/E Ratio3.877.5757.5016.05
Price / Sales0.738.453,509.3881.14
Price / Cash2.7330.2328.3831.31
Price / Book0.472.192.604.68
Net Income$55.08M$437.72M$1.00B$214.46M
7 Day Performance1.61%6.70%3.78%6.27%
1 Month Performance0.86%6.94%5.40%6.10%
1 Year Performance5.13%26.29%11.02%3.64%

Medallion Financial Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Fidus Investment
3.0318 of 5 stars
3.03 / 5 stars
-1.7%$623.43M$130.11M6.79N/AShort Interest ↓
Positive News
Gladstone Capital
0.741 of 5 stars
0.74 / 5 stars
N/A+17.1%$534.83M$86.43M8.91N/ADividend Announcement
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Gladstone Investment
0.4838 of 5 stars
0.48 / 5 stars
+5.0%$523.20M$87.31M5.7570Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
PennantPark Investment
0.3032 of 5 stars
0.30 / 5 stars
+26.3%$510.67M$145.37M8.51N/AAnalyst Forecast
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
Horizon Technology Finance
0.4598 of 5 stars
0.46 / 5 stars
-3.3%$437.76M$-6,345,000.00-29.76N/AShort Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
Diamond Hill Investment Group
3.2173 of 5 stars
3.22 / 5 stars
N/A-17.8%$407.52M$136.72M9.97130Positive News
Stellus Capital Investment
0.4085 of 5 stars
0.41 / 5 stars
-2.5%$340.47M$105.85M13.062Dividend Cut
Short Interest ↑
WhiteHorse Finance
1.1268 of 5 stars
1.13 / 5 stars
OFS Capital
1.3873 of 5 stars
1.39 / 5 stars
N/A-10.4%$118.72M$56.94M-8.9551Short Interest ↓
Positive News
Westwood Holdings Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars

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This page (NASDAQ:MFIN) was last updated on 7/15/2024 by Staff

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