Retail Value (NYSE:RVI) and Advanced Oxygen Technologies (OTCMKTS:AOXY) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Retail Value and Advanced Oxygen Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Retail Value N/A N/A N/A
Advanced Oxygen Technologies 17.50% 2.02% 0.91%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Retail Value and Advanced Oxygen Technologies’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Retail Value $292.58 million 2.35 -$165.30 million N/A N/A
Advanced Oxygen Technologies $40,000.00 6.45 $10,000.00 N/A N/A

Advanced Oxygen Technologies has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Retail Value.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

65.7% of Retail Value shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Retail Value shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Advanced Oxygen Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Retail Value pays an annual dividend of $1.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Advanced Oxygen Technologies does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Retail Value and Advanced Oxygen Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Retail Value 0 0 0 0 N/A
Advanced Oxygen Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A

Summary

Advanced Oxygen Technologies beats Retail Value on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Retail Value

RVI is an independent publicly traded company trading under the ticker symbol “RVI” on the New York Stock Exchange. RVI holds assets in the continental U.S. and Puerto Rico and is managed by one or more subsidiaries of SITE Centers Corp. RVI focuses on realizing value in its business through operations and sales of its assets.

About Advanced Oxygen Technologies

Advanced Oxygen Technologies, Inc., through its subsidiary, Anton Nielsen Vojens, ApS, owns and leases a commercial real estate property in Vojens, Denmark. Its property is land only, as well as a 750 square meters parcel that is used as a fuel station. The company was formerly known as Aquanautic Corporation. Advanced Oxygen Technologies, Inc. was incorporated in 1981 and is based in Randolph, Vermont.

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