OFX Group (OTCMKTS:OZFRY – Get Free Report) and Piper Sandler Companies (NYSE:PIPR – Get Free Report) are both financial services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.4% of OFX Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.2% of Piper Sandler Companies shares are held by institutional investors. 3.3% of Piper Sandler Companies shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares OFX Group and Piper Sandler Companies’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Piper Sandler Companies||$1.43 billion||1.90||$110.67 million||$4.19||36.58|
This is a summary of current ratings for OFX Group and Piper Sandler Companies, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Piper Sandler Companies||0||0||3||0||3.00|
Piper Sandler Companies has a consensus target price of $164.00, suggesting a potential upside of 6.99%. Given Piper Sandler Companies’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Piper Sandler Companies is more favorable than OFX Group.
This table compares OFX Group and Piper Sandler Companies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Piper Sandler Companies||5.64%||12.38%||7.80%|
Piper Sandler Companies beats OFX Group on 10 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About OFX Group
OFX Group Limited provides international payments and foreign exchange services worldwide. It offers range of products and services to consumers, corporates, online sellers, and enterprise clients. The company was formerly known as OzForex Group Limited and changed its name to OFX Group Limited in September 2016. OFX Group Limited was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.
About Piper Sandler Companies
Piper Sandler Companies operates as an investment bank and institutional securities firm that serves corporations, private equity groups, public entities, non-profit entities, and institutional investors in the United States and internationally. It offers investment banking and institutional sales, trading, and research services for various equity and fixed income products. The company provides advisory services, such as mergers and acquisitions, equity private placements, and debt and restructuring advisory; raises capital through equity and debt financings; underwrites municipal issuances; and offers municipal financial advisory and loan placement services, as well as various over-the-counter derivative products. It also offers public finance investment banking services that focus on state and local governments, and cultural and social service non-profit entities, as well as the education, healthcare, hospitality, senior living, and transportation sectors. In addition, the company provides equity and fixed income advisory and trade execution services for institutional investors, corporations, and government and non-profit entities. Further, it is involved in the alternative asset management funds merchant banking and healthcare to invest firm capital and to manage capital from outside investors. The company was formerly known as Piper Jaffray Companies and changed its name to Piper Sandler Companies in January 2020. Piper Sandler Companies was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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