Oaktree Strategic Income (NASDAQ:OCSI) and Allied Minds (OTCMKTS:ALLWF) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.
Oaktree Strategic Income pays an annual dividend of $0.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.5%. Allied Minds does not pay a dividend. Oaktree Strategic Income pays out 92.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
Oaktree Strategic Income has a beta of 0.48, suggesting that its stock price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Allied Minds has a beta of 0.38, suggesting that its stock price is 62% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings for Oaktree Strategic Income and Allied Minds, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Oaktree Strategic Income||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
32.1% of Oaktree Strategic Income shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Oaktree Strategic Income shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Oaktree Strategic Income and Allied Minds’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Oaktree Strategic Income||$47.67 million||5.08||$20.67 million||$0.67||12.28|
Oaktree Strategic Income has higher revenue and earnings than Allied Minds.
This table compares Oaktree Strategic Income and Allied Minds’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Oaktree Strategic Income||23.60%||7.52%||3.61%|
Oaktree Strategic Income beats Allied Minds on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Oaktree Strategic Income Company Profile
Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp. is a business development company specializing in providing financing solutions in the form of floating rate senior secured loans to mid-sized companies.
Allied Minds Company Profile
Allied Minds plc is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in pre-seed, seed, start-up, and early stage technology investments. The firm prefers to invest across all products, services, and industries with a focus on the life science and technology sector including medical devices, diagnostics, biopharmaceuticals, big data, cyber security, communications, semiconductors, and food safety. It primarily invests in companies based in the United States, but depending on opportunities this could be expanded to a global network of partners and investments. The firm typically invests between $0.25 million and $1 million in seed investments and from $5 million to $10 million in Series A investments. The firm focuses on commercializing technologies from leading United States Universities and national labs. It seeks to take majority equity positions in its portfolio companies. The firm partners with universities to fund licensing deals and corporate spin-outs. It prefers to continue to invest alongside a syndicate for larger Series A and follow-on rounds. Allied Minds plc is based in Boston, Massachusetts with additional offices in London, United Kingdom; Los Angeles, California; Seattle, Washington; New York; New York and Washington, DC.
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