Trinity Capital (OTCMKTS:TRIN – Get Rating) and Valor Latitude Acquisition (NASDAQ:VLAT – Get Rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
28.1% of Trinity Capital shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.1% of Valor Latitude Acquisition shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.9% of Trinity Capital shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Trinity Capital and Valor Latitude Acquisition, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Valor Latitude Acquisition||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Trinity Capital currently has a consensus target price of $18.13, indicating a potential upside of 21.56%. Given Trinity Capital’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Trinity Capital is more favorable than Valor Latitude Acquisition.
This table compares Trinity Capital and Valor Latitude Acquisition’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Valor Latitude Acquisition||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Trinity Capital and Valor Latitude Acquisition’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Trinity Capital||$82.19 million||6.93||$132.32 million||$3.37||4.42|
|Valor Latitude Acquisition||N/A||N/A||$7.26 million||N/A||N/A|
Trinity Capital has higher revenue and earnings than Valor Latitude Acquisition.
Trinity Capital beats Valor Latitude Acquisition on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Trinity Capital (Get Rating)
Trinity Capital Inc. is a business development company. It is a venture capital firm specializing in venture debt to growth stage companies looking for loans and/or equipment financing. Trinity Capital Inc. was founded in 2019 is based in Phoenix, Arizona with additional offices in Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland, San Diego, California and Austin, Texas.
About Valor Latitude Acquisition (Get Rating)
Valor Latitude Acquisition Corp. does not have significant operations. It intends to effect a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses in the technology sector in Latin America. The company was incorporated in 2021 and is based in Grand Cayman, the Cayman Islands.
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