FS KKR Capital (NYSE:FSK) & Canaccord Genuity Group (OTCMKTS:CCORF) Critical Contrast

FS KKR Capital (NYSE:FSK) and Canaccord Genuity Group (OTCMKTS:CCORF) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares FS KKR Capital and Canaccord Genuity Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FS KKR Capital -100.00% 11.44% 5.20%
Canaccord Genuity Group N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for FS KKR Capital and Canaccord Genuity Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FS KKR Capital 2 5 1 0 1.88
Canaccord Genuity Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

FS KKR Capital presently has a consensus price target of $16.00, suggesting a potential downside of 6.49%. Given FS KKR Capital’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe FS KKR Capital is more favorable than Canaccord Genuity Group.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

29.8% of FS KKR Capital shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of FS KKR Capital shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares FS KKR Capital and Canaccord Genuity Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
FS KKR Capital $779.00 million 2.72 $246.00 million $3.20 5.35
Canaccord Genuity Group N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

FS KKR Capital has higher revenue and earnings than Canaccord Genuity Group.

Summary

FS KKR Capital beats Canaccord Genuity Group on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

FS KKR Capital Company Profile

FS KKR Capital Corp. is an externally managed, non-diversified, closed-end management investment and finance company that invests primarily in the debt securities of private middle market U.S. companies. Its objectives are to generate current income and, to a lesser extent, long-term capital appreciation. The company was founded by Michael Craig Forman on December 21, 2007 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.

Canaccord Genuity Group Company Profile

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., a full-service financial services company, provides investment solutions, and brokerage and investment banking services to individual, institutional, corporate, and government clients. It operates in two segments, Canaccord Genuity Capital Markets and Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management. The Canaccord Genuity Capital Markets segment offers investment banking, advisory, research, and trading services. The Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management segment provides brokerage services and investment advice to retail or institutional clients. The company has operations in North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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