Forge Global (NYSE:FRGE) versus Global Brokerage (OTCMKTS:GLBR) Head to Head Contrast

Forge Global (NYSE:FRGEGet Rating) and Global Brokerage (OTCMKTS:GLBRGet Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, dividends and risk.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Forge Global and Global Brokerage’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Forge Global $69.38 million 4.06 -$111.86 million ($1.45) -1.12
Global Brokerage N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Global Brokerage has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Forge Global.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Forge Global and Global Brokerage, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Forge Global 0 4 2 0 2.33
Global Brokerage 0 0 0 0 N/A

Forge Global currently has a consensus target price of $3.48, indicating a potential upside of 113.19%.

Volatility & Risk

Forge Global has a beta of 2.33, suggesting that its share price is 133% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Global Brokerage has a beta of 2.32, suggesting that its share price is 132% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Forge Global and Global Brokerage’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Forge Global -161.22% -26.59% -22.44%
Global Brokerage N/A N/A N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

13.7% of Forge Global shares are held by institutional investors. 20.0% of Forge Global shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.0% of Global Brokerage shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Forge Global beats Global Brokerage on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Forge Global

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Forge Global Holdings, Inc. provides marketplace infrastructure, data services, and technology solutions for private market participants. It enables private company shareholders to trade private company shares with accredited investors. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California.

About Global Brokerage

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Global Brokerage, Inc. engages in the provision of foreign exchange trading and related services to active retail accounts globally. It focuses on trading activities with counter parties which include brokers and dealers, futures commission merchants, banks, and other financial institutions. The company was founded by Eduard Yusupov, Dror Niv, David Sakhai, William Ahdout, and Kenneth A. Grossman in 1999 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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