Boston Omaha (NYSE:BOC – Get Rating) and FLJ Group (NASDAQ:FLJ – Get Rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
63.8% of Boston Omaha shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 8.8% of FLJ Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 26.2% of Boston Omaha shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of FLJ Group shares are owned 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 Boston Omaha and FLJ Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Boston Omaha||$81.23 million||8.20||$7.14 million||($0.42)||-50.64|
|FLJ Group||$91.70 million||0.78||$115.28 million||N/A||N/A|
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Boston Omaha and FLJ Group, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Boston Omaha presently has a consensus price target of $37.50, suggesting a potential upside of 76.30%. Given Boston Omaha’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Boston Omaha is more favorable than FLJ Group.
This table compares Boston Omaha and FLJ Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Risk & Volatility
Boston Omaha has a beta of 0.77, meaning that its share price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FLJ Group has a beta of -0.65, meaning that its share price is 165% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Boston Omaha beats FLJ Group on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Boston Omaha
Boston Omaha Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of billboards, surety insurance, and insurance brokerage activities. It operates through the Insurance and Billboards segments. The Insurance segment refers to commissions from the firm’s surety brokerage businesses. The Billboards segment includes billboard acquisition and rentals. The company was founded on August 10, 2009 and is headquartered in Omaha, NE.
About FLJ Group
FLJ Group Limited operates a long-term apartment rental platform in the People's Republic of China. The company leases apartments from landlords, transforms them into standardized furnished rooms, and leases to people. It also provides internet connection and utility services as part of the lease agreement. The company was formerly known as Q&K International Group Limited and changed its name to FLJ Group Limited in September 2022. FLJ Group Limited was founded in 2012 and is based in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.
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