Magic Empire Global (NASDAQ:MEGL) vs. Runway Growth Finance (NASDAQ:RWAY) Head-To-Head Comparison

Runway Growth Finance (NASDAQ:RWAYGet Free Report) and Magic Empire Global (NASDAQ:MEGLGet Free Report) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, earnings, risk and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Runway Growth Finance and Magic Empire Global’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Runway Growth Finance $108.55 million 5.03 $32.25 million $1.68 8.02
Magic Empire Global $1.43 million 11.76 -$490,000.00 N/A N/A

Runway Growth Finance has higher revenue and earnings than Magic Empire Global.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Runway Growth Finance and Magic Empire Global, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Runway Growth Finance 0 2 2 0 2.50
Magic Empire Global 0 0 0 0 N/A

Runway Growth Finance currently has a consensus price target of $13.35, suggesting a potential downside of 0.89%. Given Runway Growth Finance’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Runway Growth Finance is more favorable than Magic Empire Global.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.5% of Magic Empire Global shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Runway Growth Finance shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 63.0% of Magic Empire Global shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Runway Growth Finance has a beta of 0.72, suggesting that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Magic Empire Global has a beta of 3.46, suggesting that its share price is 246% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Runway Growth Finance and Magic Empire Global’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Runway Growth Finance 41.79% 13.68% 6.98%
Magic Empire Global N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Runway Growth Finance beats Magic Empire Global on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Runway Growth Finance

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Runway Growth Finance Corp. is a business development company specializing investments in senior-secured loans to late stage and growth companies. It prefers to make investments in companies engaged in the technology, life sciences, healthcare and information services, business services and select consumer services and products sectors. It prefers to investments in companies engaged in electronic equipment and instruments, systems software, hardware, storage and peripherals and specialized consumer services, application software, healthcare technology, internet software and services, data processing and outsourced services, internet retail, human resources and employment services, biotechnology, healthcare equipment and education services. It invests in senior secured loans between $10 million and $75 million.

About Magic Empire Global

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Magic Empire Global Limited engages in the provision of corporate finance advisory services and underwriting services in Hong Kong. The company provides initial public offering sponsorship, financial and independent financial advisory, financial advisory, post-listing compliance advisory, and underwriting services to corporations. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Central, Hong Kong.

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