Sofi Technologies (NASDAQ: SOFI – Get a rating) and acquisition of aurora borealis (NASDAQ: NLIT – Get a rating) are both business services companies, but which company is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, and dividends.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
56.5% of SoFi Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 79.5% of the shares of Northern Lights Acquisition are held by institutional investors. 13.0% of SoFi Technologies shares are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and benefits
This chart compares the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of SoFi Technologies and Northern Lights Acquisition.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Sofi Technologies||$984.87 million||5:30 p.m.||-$483.94 million||($0.82)||-6.95|
|Acquisition of aurora borealis||N / A||N / A||$1.25 million||N / A||N / A|
Northern Lights Acquisition has lower revenues, but higher profits than SoFi Technologies.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of SoFi Technologies and Northern Lights Acquisition.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Acquisition of aurora borealis||N / A||-58.07%||1.72%|
This is a breakdown of the current ratings and target prices for SoFi Technologies and Northern Lights Acquisition, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Acquisition of aurora borealis||0||0||0||0||N / A|
SoFi Technologies currently has a consensus target price of $14.04, indicating a potential upside of 146.29%. Given SoFi Technologies’ likely higher upside, equity research analysts clearly believe SoFi Technologies is more favorable than Northern Lights Acquisition.
SoFi Technologies beats Northern Lights Acquisition on 5 out of 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
SoFi Technologies Company Profile (Get a rating)
SoFi Technologies, Inc. provides digital financial services. It operates through three segments: lending, technology platform and financial services. The society’s lending and financial services and products allow its members to borrow, save, spend, invest and protect their money. It offers student loans; personal loans for debt consolidation and home improvement projects; and home loans. The company also provides cash management, investment and technology services. Additionally, it operates Galileo, a technology platform that offers services to financial and non-financial institutions; and Apex, a technology platform that provides investment custody and clearing brokerage services, as well as Technisys, a cloud-based digital multi-product core banking platform. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in San Francisco, California.
Northern Lights Acquisition Company Profile (Get a rating)
Northern Lights Acquisition Corp. has no significant activities. It intends to enter into a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more companies in the cannabis industry. The company was incorporated in 2021 and is based in New York, New York.
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