Critical Contrast: FOMO (OTCMKTS:FOMC) & Gladstone Investment (NASDAQ:GAIN)

FOMO (OTCMKTS:FOMC) and Gladstone Investment (NASDAQ:GAIN) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares FOMO and Gladstone Investment’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
FOMO $90,000.00 125.09 -$1.64 million N/A N/A
Gladstone Investment $56.63 million 8.33 $42.45 million $0.69 20.58

Gladstone Investment has higher revenue and earnings than FOMO.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

12.2% of Gladstone Investment shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.7% of FOMO shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.6% of Gladstone Investment shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for FOMO and Gladstone Investment, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FOMO 0 0 0 0 N/A
Gladstone Investment 0 1 0 0 2.00

Profitability

This table compares FOMO and Gladstone Investment’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FOMO N/A -2,612.42% -210.45%
Gladstone Investment 140.05% 7.19% 4.23%

Volatility and Risk

FOMO has a beta of 7.79, indicating that its stock price is 679% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Gladstone Investment has a beta of 1.55, indicating that its stock price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Gladstone Investment beats FOMO on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About FOMO

FOMO Corp. is a development stage company, which imports, markets and sells electric vehicles. Its technologies include alternative renewable fuels, hybrid electric vehicles, graphene lithium batteries and carbon fiber vehicles. The company is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

About Gladstone Investment

Gladstone Investment is a publicly traded business development company that seeks to make equity and secured debt investments.

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