Lendway (NASDAQ:LDWY) & CMG Holdings Group (OTCMKTS:CMGO) Head to Head Contrast

Lendway (NASDAQ:LDWYGet Free Report) and CMG Holdings Group (OTCMKTS:CMGOGet Free Report) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.


This table compares Lendway and CMG Holdings Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lendway 44.58% -4.25% -3.15%
CMG Holdings Group -48.34% -61.02% -19.81%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Lendway and CMG Holdings Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Lendway $18.80 million 0.40 $10.05 million $1.11 3.86
CMG Holdings Group $2.03 million 0.50 $20,000.00 N/A N/A

Lendway has higher revenue and earnings than CMG Holdings Group.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

6.1% of Lendway shares are held by institutional investors. 16.9% of Lendway shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.3% of CMG Holdings Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Lendway has a beta of 1.95, meaning that its share price is 95% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CMG Holdings Group has a beta of 1.13, meaning that its share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Lendway and CMG Holdings Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lendway 0 0 0 0 N/A
CMG Holdings Group 0 0 0 0 N/A


Lendway beats CMG Holdings Group on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Lendway

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Lendway, Inc. provides in-store advertising solutions to consumer-packaged goods manufacturers, retailers, shopper marketing agencies, and brokerages in the United States. It offers in-store signage solutions, which provides point-of-purchase services, brand equity signs, tear pads, and display marketing solutions; display solutions, such as a range of fully customized temporary, semi-permanent, and permanent displays; merchandising solutions; and on-pack solutions, which include BoxTalk, coupons, recipes, and cross-promotions. The company also operates a non-bank lending marketplace. The company was formerly known as Insignia Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Lendway, Inc. in August 2023. The company was incorporated in 1990 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

About CMG Holdings Group

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CMG Holdings Group, Inc., a marketing communications company, operates organizations in the alternative advertising, digital media, experiential and interactive marketing, and entertainment sectors in the United States. The company is involved in the production and promotion, event design, sponsorship evaluation, negotiation and activation, talent buying, show production, stage and set design, and data analysis and management activities. It also offers branding and design services, such as graphic, industrial and package designs across traditional and new media, public relations, social media, media development and relations, and interactive marketing platforms to provide its clients with customary private digital media networks for the design and development of individual broadcasting digital media channels, as well as to sell, promote, and enhance their digital media video content through mobile, online, and social mediums. In addition, the company provides develops, manages, and executes sales promotion programs. The company serves clients operating in the marketing communication industry. CMG Holdings Group, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

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