Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt (NASDAQ:PHCF) and Westwood Holdings Group (NYSE:WHG) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt and Westwood Holdings Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt $3.18 million 9.19 -$2.46 million N/A N/A
Westwood Holdings Group $122.30 million 2.29 $26.75 million N/A N/A

Westwood Holdings Group has higher revenue and earnings than Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.2% of Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.6% of Westwood Holdings Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.7% of Westwood Holdings Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt and Westwood Holdings Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt N/A N/A N/A
Westwood Holdings Group 9.59% 6.90% 5.89%

Dividends

Westwood Holdings Group pays an annual dividend of $2.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.2%. Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt and Westwood Holdings Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt 0 0 0 0 N/A
Westwood Holdings Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

Summary

Westwood Holdings Group beats Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt

Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides third-party wealth management services in the People's Republic of China. It manages funds for individuals and corporate clients. Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co., Ltd. has a strategic cooperation agreement with YINGKE Innovation Asset Management Co., Ltd. to jointly establish an equity investment fund. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

About Westwood Holdings Group

Westwood Holdings Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manages investment assets and provides services for its clients. The company operates in two segments, Advisory and Trust. The Advisory segment provides investment advisory services to corporate retirement plans, public retirement plans, endowments, foundations, individuals, and the Westwood Funds; and investment sub-advisory services to mutual funds, pooled investment vehicles, and its Trust segment. The Trust segment offers trust and custodial services; and participates in common trust funds that it sponsors to institutions and high net worth individuals. Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

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