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Financial contrast: Bridge Investment Group (NYSE: BRDG) and Fifth Street Asset Management (OTCMKTS: FSAM)


Bridge Investment Group (NYSE: BRDG – Get Rating) and Fifth Street Asset Management (OTCMKTS: FSAM – Get Rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which is the best investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Bridge Investment Group and Fifth Street Asset Management.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Bridge Investment Group 29.40% 5.41% 3.28%
Fifth Street Asset Management N / A N / A N / A

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of Bridge Investment Group and Fifth Street Asset Management.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Bridge Investment Group $330.01 million 1.64 $23.23 million $4.84 3.83
Fifth Street Asset Management N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A

Bridge Investment Group has higher revenues and profits than Fifth Street Asset Management.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Bridge Investment Group and Fifth Street Asset Management, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Bridge Investment Group 0 1 4 0 2.80
Fifth Street Asset Management 0 0 0 0 N / A

Bridge Investment Group currently has a consensus target price of $21.20, indicating a potential upside of 14.22%. Given Bridge Investment Group’s likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Bridge Investment Group is more favorable than Fifth Street Asset Management.

Institutional and insider ownership

65.5% of Bridge Investment Group shares are held by institutional investors. 65.9% of the shares of Bridge Investment Group are held by insiders of the company. By comparison, 85.4% of Fifth Street Asset Management’s stock is held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Bridge Investment Group pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Fifth Street Asset Management pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 992.9%. Bridge Investment Group pays 17.4% of its profits as a dividend.

Summary

Bridge Investment Group beats Fifth Street Asset Management on 7 out of 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Bridge Investment Group Company Profile (Get an assessment)

Bridge Investment Group Holdings Inc. is engaged in real estate investment management business in the United States. It manages capital on behalf of around 100 global institutions and 6,500 individual investors through around 25 investment vehicles. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Fifth Street Asset Management Company Profile (Get an assessment)

Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. is an asset management holding company. The Company provides asset management services through its subsidiaries. Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut.



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