SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI – Get Rating) and Carbon Streaming (OTCMKTS:OFSTF – Get Rating) are both business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, valuation and earnings.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
38.2% of SoFi Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Carbon Streaming shares are owned by institutional investors. 13.0% of SoFi Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares SoFi Technologies and Carbon Streaming’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SoFi Technologies||$984.87 million||4.88||-$483.94 million||($0.50)||-10.36|
|Carbon Streaming||$150,000.00||490.15||-$12.90 million||$0.20||7.85|
Risk and Volatility
SoFi Technologies has a beta of 1.57, meaning that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Carbon Streaming has a beta of -67.13, meaning that its stock price is 6,813% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for SoFi Technologies and Carbon Streaming, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
SoFi Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $11.69, indicating a potential upside of 125.72%. Carbon Streaming has a consensus price target of $6.63, indicating a potential upside of 321.97%. Given Carbon Streaming’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Carbon Streaming is more favorable than SoFi Technologies.
This table compares SoFi Technologies and Carbon Streaming’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Carbon Streaming beats SoFi Technologies on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
About SoFi Technologies
SoFi Technologies, Inc. provides digital financial services. It operates through three segments: Lending, Technology Platform, and Financial Services. The company's lending and financial services and products allows its members to borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money. It offers student loans; personal loans for debt consolidation and home improvement projects; and home loans. The company also provides cash management, investment, and technology services. In addition, it operates Galileo, a technology platform that offers services to financial and non-financial institutions; and Apex, a technology enabled platform that provides investment custody and clearing brokerage services, as well as Technisys, a cloud-based digital multi-product core banking platform. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
About Carbon Streaming
Carbon Streaming Corporation operates as an environmental, social, and governance principled investment vehicle that provides investors with exposure to carbon credits. The company focuses on acquiring, managing, and growing a diversified portfolio of investments in projects and/or companies that generate or are actively involved, directly, or indirectly with voluntary and/or compliance carbon credits. It invests capital through carbon credit streaming arrangements with project developers and owners to accelerate the creation of carbon offset projects. The company was formerly known as Mexivada Mining Corp. and changed its name to Carbon Streaming Corporation in June 2020. Carbon Streaming Corporation was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
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