B. Riley Financial (NASDAQ:RILY) and Tabula Rasa HealthCare (NASDAQ:TRHC) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends and earnings.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
47.3% of B. Riley Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.0% of Tabula Rasa HealthCare shares are owned by institutional investors. 24.2% of B. Riley Financial shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 14.0% of Tabula Rasa HealthCare shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares B. Riley Financial and Tabula Rasa HealthCare’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|B. Riley Financial||4.22%||15.70%||2.54%|
|Tabula Rasa HealthCare||-13.49%||7.63%||3.85%|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for B. Riley Financial and Tabula Rasa HealthCare, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|B. Riley Financial||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Tabula Rasa HealthCare||0||1||9||0||2.90|
Tabula Rasa HealthCare has a consensus target price of $85.89, suggesting a potential upside of 52.88%. Given Tabula Rasa HealthCare’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Tabula Rasa HealthCare is more favorable than B. Riley Financial.
Risk and Volatility
B. Riley Financial has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tabula Rasa HealthCare has a beta of 1.79, suggesting that its share price is 79% more volatile than the S&P 500.
B. Riley Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Tabula Rasa HealthCare does not pay a dividend.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares B. Riley Financial and Tabula Rasa HealthCare’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|B. Riley Financial||$322.18 million||1.35||$11.55 million||N/A||N/A|
|Tabula Rasa HealthCare||$134.55 million||8.55||$14.29 million||($0.04)||-1,404.50|
Tabula Rasa HealthCare has lower revenue, but higher earnings than B. Riley Financial.
Tabula Rasa HealthCare beats B. Riley Financial on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
B. Riley Financial Company Profile
B. Riley Financial, Inc. provides financial services and solutions in North America, Australia, and Europe. The company operates in four segments: Capital Markets, Auction and Liquidation, Valuation and Appraisal, and Principal Investments – United Online. It offers investment banking services, including merger and acquisitions, restructuring advisory, initial and secondary public offerings, and institutional private placements; and corporate finance, research, securities lending, wealth management, and sales and trading services to corporate, institutional, and high net worth clients. The company also provides retail store liquidation, and wholesale and industrial assets disposition services; valuation and appraisal services to financial institutions, lenders, private equity firms, and other providers of capital; and consumer subscription services consisting of Internet access services under the NetZero and Juno brands, as well as email, Internet security, Web hosting, and other services. In addition, it offers advisory services to private funds, and institutional and high net worth investors; multi-family office practice and wealth management services to ultra-high net worth individuals and families; and senior secured and second lien secured loans to middle market public and the private U.S. companies. The company was formerly known as Great American Group, Inc. and changed its name to B. Riley Financial, Inc. in November 2014. B. Riley Financial, Inc. was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Woodland Hills, California.
Tabula Rasa HealthCare Company Profile
Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc. operates as a healthcare technology company in the United States. It offers medication risk management, pharmacy cost management, and medicare risk adjustment services. The company offers its technology-enabled products and services to prescribers, pharmacists, and healthcare organizations for medication risk management and risk adjustment. Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Moorestown, New Jersey.
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