Leap Technology (OTCMKTS:LPTC) and FRP (NASDAQ:FRPH) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

49.9% of FRP shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Leap Technology shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.3% of FRP shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Leap Technology and FRP, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Leap Technology 0 0 0 0 N/A
FRP 0 0 0 0 N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Leap Technology and FRP’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Leap Technology N/A N/A -$460,000.00 N/A N/A
FRP $43.19 million 10.65 $41.75 million N/A N/A

FRP has higher revenue and earnings than Leap Technology.

Volatility & Risk

Leap Technology has a beta of 2.23, indicating that its share price is 123% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FRP has a beta of 0.57, indicating that its share price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Leap Technology and FRP’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Leap Technology N/A N/A N/A
FRP 376.58% 1.39% 0.96%

Summary

FRP beats Leap Technology on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Leap Technology

[email protected] Technology, Inc. does not have significant operations. The company plans to pursue acquisition, joint venture, and investment opportunities primarily in the areas of health care technology, and products and services, as well as life sciences. Previously, it was involved in leasing a real property. [email protected] Technology, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

About FRP

FRP Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in various real estate businesses in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Asset Management, Mining Royalty Lands, Land Development and Construction, and RiverFront on the Anacostia. The Asset Management segment owns, leases, and manages warehouses and office buildings primarily located in the Baltimore, northern Virginia, and Washington, DC market areas. This segment primarily serves local and regional tenants. The Mining Royalty Lands segment owns various properties comprising approximately 15,000 acres under lease for mining rents or royalties primarily in Florida, Georgia, and Virginia. The Land Development and Construction segment owns and monitors the use of parcels of land that are in various stages of development. The RiverFront on the Anacostia segment owns, leases, and manages a 305 unit residential apartment building with approximately 18,000 square feet of first floor retail space. FRP Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

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