Owl Rock Capital (NYSE:ORCC – Get Rating) and Hertz Global (NYSE:HTZ – Get Rating) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Owl Rock Capital and Hertz Global’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Owl Rock Capital||$535.63 million||9.37||$556.72 million||$1.59||8.10|
|Hertz Global||$8.92 billion||0.55||$964.63 million||$3.06||5.10|
Hertz Global has higher revenue and earnings than Owl Rock Capital. Hertz Global is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Owl Rock Capital, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Risk & Volatility
This table compares Owl Rock Capital and Hertz Global’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Owl Rock Capital||38.80%||9.55%||4.18%|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Owl Rock Capital and Hertz Global, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Owl Rock Capital||1||0||2||0||2.33|
Owl Rock Capital presently has a consensus price target of $14.08, indicating a potential upside of 9.34%. Given Owl Rock Capital’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Owl Rock Capital is more favorable than Hertz Global.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
42.2% of Owl Rock Capital shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Owl Rock Capital shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Hertz Global shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Owl Rock Capital beats Hertz Global on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Owl Rock Capital
Owl Rock Capital Corp non traded business development company seeks investment opportunities in middle market companies located in the United States with an EBITDA of USD 10 – 250 million and annual revenue of USD 50 million – 2.5 billion. The fund focuses on broad range of sectors including business services, healthcare services, pharma & healthcare technology, aerospace & defense, software & technology and manufacturing & industrials. it provides financing in the form of senior secured or unsecured loans, subordinated loans or mezzanine loans and a lesser extent, equity-related securities and warrants for growth, acquisitions, market or product expansion, re-financings and recapitalizations with an investment size ranging from $20 to $250 million and it also acts as a lead investor.
About Hertz Global
The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., operates the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty vehicle rental brands throughout North America, Europe, the Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The Hertz Corporation is one of the largest worldwide vehicle rental companies, and the Hertz brand is one of the most recognized globally. Additionally, The Hertz Corporation operates the Firefly vehicle rental brand and Hertz 24/7 car sharing business in international markets and sells vehicles through Hertz Car Sales.
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