Head to Head Comparison: HPIL (HPIL) vs. Wilhelmina International (WHLM)

HPIL (OTCMKTS:HPIL) and Wilhelmina International (NASDAQ:WHLM) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

4.5% of Wilhelmina International shares are held by institutional investors. 84.8% of HPIL shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 64.8% of Wilhelmina International shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares HPIL and Wilhelmina International’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
HPIL $30,000.00 6.06 -$7.55 million N/A N/A
Wilhelmina International $73.20 million 0.42 $160,000.00 N/A N/A

Wilhelmina International has higher revenue and earnings than HPIL.

Volatility & Risk

HPIL has a beta of 1.44, suggesting that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Wilhelmina International has a beta of 0.41, suggesting that its stock price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares HPIL and Wilhelmina International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Wilhelmina International 1.28% 1.05% 0.63%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for HPIL and Wilhelmina International, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
HPIL 0 0 0 0 N/A
Wilhelmina International 0 0 0 0 N/A


Wilhelmina International beats HPIL on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About HPIL

HPIL Holding focuses on investing in public or private enterprises in various business sectors in the United States and internationally. It intends to invest in healthcare, energy, food, real estate, communications, and art and culture sectors. The company also intends to acquire intellectual properties and technologies for investment primarily in the healthcare and environmental quality sectors. In addition, it offers consulting services, as well as develops products related to the brand license agreement. The company was formerly known as Trim Holding Group and changed its name to HPIL Holding in May 2012 to reflect its business operations. HPIL Holding was founded in 2004 and is based in Midland, Michigan. HPIL Holding is a subsidiary of GIOTOS Limited.

About Wilhelmina International

Wilhelmina International, Inc. provides fashion model and talent management services. The company engages in the representation and management of models, entertainers, artists, athletes, and other talent to various clients. It offers fashion modeling and social media influencer services to clients, such as advertising agencies, branded consumer goods companies, fashion designers, magazine publications, retailers, department stores, product catalogs, and Internet sites. The company also represents artists in the hair, makeup, photography, and stylist arenas to various companies in the media, advertising, retail, pharmaceutical, and music industries. In addition, it is involved in the licensing of the Wilhelmina name to third-parties, such as fashion model agencies; and television syndication royalties and production series contracts; and celebrity management activities. The company has operations in Los Angeles, Miami, London, Chicago, the United States, and internationally. Wilhelmina International, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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