GCM Grosvenor (NASDAQ:GCMG) and BKF Capital Group (OTCMKTS:BKFG) Head to Head Contrast

BKF Capital Group (OTCMKTS:BKFG) and GCM Grosvenor (NASDAQ:GCMG) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for BKF Capital Group and GCM Grosvenor, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
BKF Capital Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
GCM Grosvenor 1 0 1 0 2.00

GCM Grosvenor has a consensus target price of $13.00, indicating a potential upside of 1.25%. Given GCM Grosvenor’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe GCM Grosvenor is more favorable than BKF Capital Group.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

5.1% of BKF Capital Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 53.3% of GCM Grosvenor shares are held by institutional investors. 10.9% of BKF Capital Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 21.7% of GCM Grosvenor shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

BKF Capital Group has a beta of 0.32, indicating that its stock price is 68% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GCM Grosvenor has a beta of 0.01, indicating that its stock price is 99% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares BKF Capital Group and GCM Grosvenor’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
BKF Capital Group N/A N/A -$110,000.00 N/A N/A
GCM Grosvenor N/A N/A $4.28 million N/A N/A

Profitability

This table compares BKF Capital Group and GCM Grosvenor’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
BKF Capital Group N/A N/A N/A
GCM Grosvenor N/A 4.98% 0.09%

Summary

GCM Grosvenor beats BKF Capital Group on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

BKF Capital Group Company Profile

BKF Capital Group, Inc. does not have significant operations. It intends to operate as an investment banking company focusing on capital raising, and M&A advisory services. Previously, it was operated in the investment advisory and asset management business. The company was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

GCM Grosvenor Company Profile

Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P. is global alternative asset management solutions provider. The firm primarily provides its services to pooled investment vehicles. It also provides its services to investment companies, high net worth individuals, pension and profit sharing plans and state or municipal government entities. The firm invests in equity and alternative investment markets of the United States and internationally. The firm invests in multi-strategy, credit-focused, equity-focused, macro-focused, commodity-focused, and other specialty portfolios. It focuses in hedge fund asset classes, private equity, real estate, and/or infrastructure, credit and absolute return strategies. It also focuses in primary fund investments, secondary fund investments, and co-investments with a focus on buyout, distressed debt, mezzanine, venture capital/growth equity investments. The firm seeks to make regionally-focused investments in middle-market buyout. The firm employs fundamental and quantitative analysis. Grosvenor Capital Management L.P. was founded in 1971 and is based in Chicago, Illinois with additional offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul.

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