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Main Street Capital (MAIN) Competitors

$48.55
+0.70 (+1.46%)
(As of 05/24/2024 08:50 PM ET)

MAIN vs. CLSK, COLB, UMBF, FRHC, AGO, STEP, HWC, MC, BGC, and NNI

Should you be buying Main Street Capital stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Main Street Capital include CleanSpark (CLSK), Columbia Banking System (COLB), UMB Financial (UMBF), Freedom (FRHC), Assured Guaranty (AGO), StepStone Group (STEP), Hancock Whitney (HWC), Moelis & Company (MC), BGC Group (BGC), and Nelnet (NNI). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Main Street Capital vs.

Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) and CleanSpark (NASDAQ:CLSK) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, community ranking and analyst recommendations.

Main Street Capital received 279 more outperform votes than CleanSpark when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 73.78% of users gave CleanSpark an outperform vote while only 56.90% of users gave Main Street Capital an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Main Street CapitalOutperform Votes
400
56.90%
Underperform Votes
303
43.10%
CleanSparkOutperform Votes
121
73.78%
Underperform Votes
43
26.22%

20.3% of Main Street Capital shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.1% of CleanSpark shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.0% of Main Street Capital shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of CleanSpark shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Main Street Capital has a net margin of 89.11% compared to CleanSpark's net margin of 22.41%. Main Street Capital's return on equity of 14.83% beat CleanSpark's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Main Street Capital89.11% 14.83% 7.88%
CleanSpark 22.41%-6.30%-5.81%

Main Street Capital presently has a consensus target price of $47.67, indicating a potential downside of 1.82%. CleanSpark has a consensus target price of $19.22, indicating a potential upside of 9.00%. Given CleanSpark's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe CleanSpark is more favorable than Main Street Capital.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Main Street Capital
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33
CleanSpark
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.83

In the previous week, CleanSpark had 3 more articles in the media than Main Street Capital. MarketBeat recorded 12 mentions for CleanSpark and 9 mentions for Main Street Capital. CleanSpark's average media sentiment score of 1.05 beat Main Street Capital's score of 0.64 indicating that CleanSpark is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Main Street Capital
4 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
CleanSpark
7 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Main Street Capital has a beta of 1.25, meaning that its share price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CleanSpark has a beta of 4.3, meaning that its share price is 330% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Main Street Capital has higher revenue and earnings than CleanSpark.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Main Street Capital$500.39M8.32$428.45M$5.488.86
CleanSpark$168.41M23.85-$136.59MN/AN/A

Summary

CleanSpark beats Main Street Capital on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding MAIN and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE 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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MAIN vs. The Competition

MetricMain Street CapitalEating places IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$4.16B$8.58B$9.80B$17.89B
Dividend Yield5.93%3.88%6.04%3.53%
P/E Ratio8.8641.2543.4425.76
Price / Sales8.322.3752.5510.24
Price / Cash11.2919.8615.4819.29
Price / Book1.654.683.255.91
Net Income$428.45M$324.61M$998.76M$976.87M
7 Day Performance-0.41%-2.84%-1.29%-1.53%
1 Month Performance-1.20%0.91%2.04%4.68%
1 Year Performance22.29%0.74%18.37%23.54%

Main Street Capital Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CLSK
CleanSpark
1.3072 of 5 stars
$18.42
+0.6%
$19.22
+4.3%
+316.8%$4.20B$168.41M0.00130Positive News
COLB
Columbia Banking System
4.4475 of 5 stars
$20.11
+0.2%
$22.19
+10.4%
-10.6%$4.21B$2.74B8.635,114Positive News
UMBF
UMB Financial
4.9006 of 5 stars
$85.60
-0.3%
$92.00
+7.5%
+38.9%$4.17B$2.38B11.373,599Positive News
FRHC
Freedom
0.1499 of 5 stars
$75.34
-0.5%
N/A-4.8%$4.17B$795.69M0.003,689
AGO
Assured Guaranty
4.8774 of 5 stars
$75.49
+0.4%
$97.00
+28.5%
+44.3%$4.11B$1.37B5.83350Positive News
STEP
StepStone Group
2.346 of 5 stars
$37.19
-0.5%
$35.21
-5.3%
+92.6%$4.11B$1.37B41.32980Earnings Report
Dividend Cut
Analyst Forecast
Gap Up
HWC
Hancock Whitney
4.7647 of 5 stars
$47.28
-0.1%
$51.43
+8.8%
+22.3%$4.10B$1.91B11.023,591Dividend Increase
Analyst Revision
Positive News
MC
Moelis & Company
1.1233 of 5 stars
$57.90
+1.7%
$50.80
-12.3%
+50.5%$4.33B$854.75M-304.741,161Positive News
BGC
BGC Group
3.0909 of 5 stars
$8.84
-0.8%
N/A+97.3%$4.37B$2.02B73.673,895
NNI
Nelnet
3.2925 of 5 stars
$108.03
+0.0%
$96.00
-11.1%
+13.2%$4.00B$2.06B29.207,550Positive News

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This page (NYSE:MAIN) was last updated on 5/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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