Head to Head Analysis: FiscalNote (NYSE:NOTE) and Rightscorp (OTCMKTS:RIHT)

FiscalNote (NYSE:NOTEGet Free Report) and Rightscorp (OTCMKTS:RIHTGet Free Report) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for FiscalNote and Rightscorp, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FiscalNote 0 2 4 0 2.67
Rightscorp 0 0 0 0 N/A

FiscalNote presently has a consensus target price of $4.44, indicating a potential upside of 285.87%. Given FiscalNote’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe FiscalNote is more favorable than Rightscorp.

Risk & Volatility

FiscalNote has a beta of 0.47, suggesting that its stock price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rightscorp has a beta of -0.57, suggesting that its stock price is 157% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

54.3% of FiscalNote shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of Rightscorp shares are held by institutional investors. 50.8% of FiscalNote shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares FiscalNote and Rightscorp’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FiscalNote -101.78% -121.46% -26.83%
Rightscorp N/A N/A N/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares FiscalNote and Rightscorp’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
FiscalNote $132.65 million 1.14 -$115.46 million ($0.87) -1.32
Rightscorp N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Rightscorp has lower revenue, but higher earnings than FiscalNote.


FiscalNote beats Rightscorp on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About FiscalNote

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FiscalNote Holdings, Inc. operates as technology company North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. It combines artificial intelligence technology, machine learning, and other technologies with analytics, workflow tools, and expert research. The company also delivers that intelligence through its suite of public policy and issues management products, as well as powerful tools to manage workflows, advocacy campaigns, and constituent relationships. It serves a customer base that includes businesses comprising the Fortune 100 companies, government agencies, law firms, professional services organizations, trade groups, and non-profits. FiscalNote Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Washington, District Of Columbia.

About Rightscorp

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Rightscorp, Inc. operates as a technology company that has a patent-pending proprietary method for collecting payments from illegal downloaders of copyrighted content through notifications sent to their Internet service providers (ISP's). The company's technology system monitors peer-to-peer file sharing networks and sends through email to ISP's notifications of copyright infringement by the ISPs' customers with date, time, copyright title, and other specific technology identifiers worldwide. It primarily serves copyright holders. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

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