Analyzing Oportun Financial (NASDAQ:OPRT) & Akso Health Group (NASDAQ:AHG)

Oportun Financial (NASDAQ:OPRTGet Rating) and Akso Health Group (NASDAQ:AHGGet Rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Risk & Volatility

Oportun Financial has a beta of 1.72, indicating that its share price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Akso Health Group has a beta of 1.04, indicating that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Oportun Financial and Akso Health Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Oportun Financial 0 0 5 0 3.00
Akso Health Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

Oportun Financial presently has a consensus target price of $13.92, suggesting a potential upside of 131.56%. Given Oportun Financial’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Oportun Financial is more favorable than Akso Health Group.

Profitability

This table compares Oportun Financial and Akso Health Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Oportun Financial -6.23% 11.52% 2.20%
Akso Health Group N/A N/A N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

69.9% of Oportun Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.2% of Akso Health Group shares are held by institutional investors. 5.5% of Oportun Financial shares are held by company 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.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Oportun Financial and Akso Health Group’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Oportun Financial $626.80 million 0.32 $47.41 million ($1.66) -3.62
Akso Health Group $1.75 million 11.72 -$34.83 million N/A N/A

Oportun Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Akso Health Group.

Summary

Oportun Financial beats Akso Health Group on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Oportun Financial

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Oportun Financial Corporation provides financial services. It offers personal loans, auto loans, and credit cards. The company serves customers online and over-the-phone, as well as through retail locations. It operates in 24 states in the United States, which include Arkansas, Delaware, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, New Hampshire, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Virginia. Oportun Financial Corporation was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Carlos, California.

About Akso Health Group

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Akso Health Group operates a social e-commerce mobile platform in China. The company operates Xiaobai Maimai App, which offers food and beverage products, wine, cosmetic products, fashion and apparel, entertainment products, housewares, home appliances, etc. It also offers consultancy and information technology support services; and trades in branded products, as well as promotes products. The company was formerly known as Xiaobai Maimai Inc. and changed its name to Akso Health Group in December 2021. Akso Health Group was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Beijing, China. As of July 13, 2021, Akso Health Group operates as a subsidiary of Webao Limited.

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