Crescent Capital BDC (NASDAQ:CCAP – Get Rating) and Detwiler Fenton Group (OTCMKTS:DMCD – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Crescent Capital BDC and Detwiler Fenton Group’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Crescent Capital BDC||$116.72 million||3.76||$15.54 million||$0.49||28.98|
|Detwiler Fenton Group||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Crescent Capital BDC has higher revenue and earnings than Detwiler Fenton Group.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Crescent Capital BDC||13.32%||8.36%||4.00%|
|Detwiler Fenton Group||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
36.6% of Crescent Capital BDC shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Crescent Capital BDC shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 40.5% of Detwiler Fenton Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
Crescent Capital BDC has a beta of 0.82, indicating that its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Detwiler Fenton Group has a beta of 0.64, indicating that its stock price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Crescent Capital BDC and Detwiler Fenton Group, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Crescent Capital BDC||0||0||3||0||3.00|
|Detwiler Fenton Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Crescent Capital BDC currently has a consensus target price of $18.17, suggesting a potential upside of 27.93%. Given Crescent Capital BDC’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Crescent Capital BDC is more favorable than Detwiler Fenton Group.
Crescent Capital BDC beats Detwiler Fenton Group on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Crescent Capital BDC
Crescent Capital BDC, Inc. is as a business development company private equity / buyouts and loan fund. It specializes in directly investing. It specializes in middle market. The fund seeks to invest in United States.
About Detwiler Fenton Group
Detwiler Fenton Group, Inc. is a holding company. It operates as a research boutique providing investment research and investment banking services to institutional clients. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.
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