Financial Review: UP Fintech (NASDAQ:TIGR) versus Global Capital Partners (OTCMKTS:GCPL)


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Global Capital Partners (OTCMKTS:GCPL) and UP Fintech (NASDAQ:TIGR) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, risk and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Global Capital Partners and UP Fintech’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Global Capital Partners N/A N/A N/A
UP Fintech 6.71% 4.00% 0.70%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

3.9% of UP Fintech shares are held by institutional investors. 23.5% of Global Capital Partners shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 50.9% of UP Fintech shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Global Capital Partners has a beta of 6.03, meaning that its stock price is 503% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, UP Fintech has a beta of 2.18, meaning that its stock price is 118% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Global Capital Partners and UP Fintech’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Global Capital Partners N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
UP Fintech $58.66 million 40.45 -$6.59 million N/A N/A

Global Capital Partners has higher earnings, but lower revenue than UP Fintech.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Global Capital Partners and UP Fintech, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Global Capital Partners 0 0 0 0 N/A
UP Fintech 0 0 1 0 3.00

UP Fintech has a consensus price target of $34.60, indicating a potential upside of 105.59%. Given UP Fintech’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe UP Fintech is more favorable than Global Capital Partners.

Summary

UP Fintech beats Global Capital Partners on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Global Capital Partners

Global Capital Partners Inc. does not have significant operations. It intends to seek a merger or acquisition candidate. Previously, the company, through its subsidiary, Global Capital Securities Corporation, operated as a broker-dealer. Global Capital Partners Inc. was founded in 1993 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

About UP Fintech

UP Fintech Holding Limited provides online brokerage services focusing on Chinese investors. The company has developed a brokerage platform, which allows investor to trade stocks, options, warrants, and other financial instruments that can be accessed through its APP and website. It offers brokerage and value-added services, including trade order placement and execution, margin financing, account management, investor education, community discussion, and customer support. The company also provides asset management and wealth management; ESOP management; fund license application, product design, asset custody, transaction execution, and funding allocation; fund structuring and management; and IPO underwriting services. In addition, it offers market information, community engagement, investor education, and simulated trading services. UP Fintech Holding Limited was founded in 2014 and is based in Beijing, China.

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