Reviewing Rafael (NYSE:RFL) and Voltari (OTCMKTS:VLTC)

Voltari (OTCMKTS:VLTC) and Rafael (NYSE:RFL) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Voltari and Rafael’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Voltari $1.55 million 4.70 -$1.53 million N/A N/A
Rafael $4.91 million 151.69 -$10.41 million N/A N/A

Voltari has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Rafael.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Voltari and Rafael, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Voltari 0 0 0 0 N/A
Rafael 0 0 0 0 N/A

Profitability

This table compares Voltari and Rafael’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Voltari -108.78% N/A -9.95%
Rafael -215.93% -4.10% -3.99%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

33.6% of Rafael shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Voltari shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.8% of Rafael shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Rafael beats Voltari on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Voltari Company Profile

Voltari Corporation engages in acquiring, financing, and leasing commercial real properties. It owns and leases three commercial real properties in Long Branch, New Jersey; Flanders, New York; and Columbia, South Carolina. The company is headquartered in New York, New York.

Rafael Company Profile

Rafael Holdings, Inc. owns commercial real estate assets and interests in pre-clinical and clinical stage pharmaceutical companies. The company operates in two segments, Pharmaceuticals and Real Estate. It engages in the leasing of a commercial office building, as well as an associated 800-car public garage; and development and commercialization of therapies that exploit the metabolic differences between normal cells and cancer cells. Rafael Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

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