Contrasting NextMart (OTCMKTS:NXMR) and Priority Technology (NASDAQ:PRTH)

NextMart (OTCMKTS:NXMRGet Rating) and Priority Technology (NASDAQ:PRTHGet Rating) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, valuation, risk and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares NextMart and Priority Technology’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
NextMart N/A N/A -$340,000.00 N/A N/A
Priority Technology $663.64 million 0.41 -$2.15 million ($0.54) -6.65

NextMart has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Priority Technology.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for NextMart and Priority Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NextMart 0 0 0 0 N/A
Priority Technology 0 0 0 0 N/A

Priority Technology has a consensus target price of $13.00, indicating a potential upside of 262.12%. Given Priority Technology’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Priority Technology is more favorable than NextMart.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

11.9% of Priority Technology shares are held by institutional investors. 56.4% of NextMart shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 77.4% of Priority Technology shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

NextMart has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Priority Technology has a beta of 1.02, meaning that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares NextMart and Priority Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NextMart N/A N/A N/A
Priority Technology -0.33% -9.38% -0.17%


Priority Technology beats NextMart on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About NextMart

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NextMart, Inc. engages in the art theme products and art themed real estate development business. Its business operations include art event & art media direct marketing, design & marketing of art-themed product lines created for existing luxury and high-end goods & brands and art themed real estate development. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, NM.

About Priority Technology

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Priority Technology Holdings, Inc. engages in the provision of merchant acquiring and commercial payments solutions with a platform of micro services that activate and monetize vertically specialized merchant networks. It offers unique product capabilities to businesses, enterprises and distribution partners such as retail independent sales organizations, financial institutions, wholesale ISOs, and independent software vendors in the United States. The company operates through the following segments: SMB Payments, B2B Payments, and Enterprise Payments. The SMB Payments segment focuses on card, electronic and digital-based payments at the point of sale by providing a suite of services including authorization, settlement and funding, customer support and help-desk functions, chargeback resolution, payment security, consolidated billing and statements, and online reporting. The B2B Payments segment deals with accounts payable and other commercial payments functions with the company’s payment services that utilize physical and virtual payment cards as well as ACH transactions. The Enterprise Payments segment includes payment-adjacent technologies to facilitate the acceptance of Electro

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