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Analyzing Vinci Partners Investments (NASDAQ:VINP) and Bridge Investment Group (NYSE:BRDG)

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Vinci Partners Investments (NASDAQ:VINPGet Rating) and Bridge Investment Group (NYSE:BRDGGet Rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, dividends and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Vinci Partners Investments and Bridge Investment Group’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Vinci Partners Investments $86.27 million 7.30 $38.66 million $0.68 16.69
Bridge Investment Group $330.01 million 1.58 $23.23 million $4.84 3.71

Vinci Partners Investments has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Bridge Investment Group. Bridge Investment Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Vinci Partners Investments, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Vinci Partners Investments pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. Bridge Investment Group pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Vinci Partners Investments pays out 117.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Bridge Investment Group pays out 17.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares Vinci Partners Investments and Bridge Investment Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vinci Partners Investments 45.66% 15.14% 13.23%
Bridge Investment Group 29.40% 5.41% 3.28%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

21.8% of Vinci Partners Investments shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.5% of Bridge Investment Group shares are held by institutional investors. 65.9% of Bridge Investment Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Vinci Partners Investments and Bridge Investment Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vinci Partners Investments 0 0 1 0 3.00
Bridge Investment Group 0 1 4 0 2.80

Vinci Partners Investments presently has a consensus target price of $18.00, suggesting a potential upside of 58.59%. Bridge Investment Group has a consensus target price of $21.00, suggesting a potential upside of 17.06%. Given Vinci Partners Investments’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Vinci Partners Investments is more favorable than Bridge Investment Group.

Summary

Vinci Partners Investments beats Bridge Investment Group on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Vinci Partners Investments Company Profile (Get Rating)

Vinci Partners Investments Ltd. operates as an asset management platform in Brazil. The company’s portfolio of investment products and solutions covers private equity, infrastructures, real estate, credit, public equities, hedge funds, and investment products and solutions to institutional and HNWI clients. It also offers financial and strategic advisory services, focusing primarily on IPO advisory and mergers and acquisition transactions on the sell side or the buy side to entrepreneurs, corporate management teams, and/or boards of directors. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Bridge Investment Group Company Profile (Get Rating)

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

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