Analyzing Corporate Capital Trust (CCT) and SGS (SGSOY)

Corporate Capital Trust (NYSE: CCT) and SGS (OTCMKTS:SGSOY) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

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This table compares Corporate Capital Trust and SGS’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Corporate Capital Trust $397.70 million 5.49 $174.13 million N/A N/A
SGS $6.45 billion 2.92 $630.90 million $0.93 26.57

SGS has higher revenue and earnings than Corporate Capital Trust.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Corporate Capital Trust and SGS, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Corporate Capital Trust 0 0 2 0 3.00
SGS 0 0 0 0 N/A

Corporate Capital Trust currently has a consensus target price of $20.50, indicating a potential upside of 19.32%. Given Corporate Capital Trust’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Corporate Capital Trust is more favorable than SGS.

Profitability

This table compares Corporate Capital Trust and SGS’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Corporate Capital Trust 43.78% 6.49% 4.04%
SGS N/A N/A N/A

Dividends

Corporate Capital Trust pays an annual dividend of $1.61 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.4%. SGS pays an annual dividend of $0.46 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. SGS pays out 49.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

12.3% of Corporate Capital Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.3% of SGS shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Corporate Capital Trust beats SGS on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Corporate Capital Trust Company Profile

Corporate Capital Trust Inc is headquartered in Orlando, Florida, United States and is engaged in the financial intermediation activities. The company offers Trust. The company was founded in 2010.

SGS Company Profile

SGS SA is engaged in the provision of inspection, verification, testing and certification services. It operates through the following segments: Agriculture, Food and Life; Mineral Services; Oil, Gas and Chemicals Services; Consumer and Retail Services; Certification and Business Enhancement; Industrial Services; Environment, Health and Safety Services; Transportation Services; and Governments and Institutions Services. The company was founded in 1878 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.

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