Reviewing X Financial (XYF) & Its Peers
X Financial (NYSE: XYF) is one of 37 publicly-traded companies in the “Nondepository credit institutions” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare X Financial to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
1.3% of X Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.7% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are held by institutional investors. 18.2% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are held 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.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for X Financial and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|X Financial Competitors||239||912||1106||56||2.42|
As a group, “Nondepository credit institutions” companies have a potential upside of 34.94%. Given X Financial’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe X Financial has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
X Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.09 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. X Financial pays out 10.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Nondepository credit institutions” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.3% and pay out 25.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares X Financial and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|X Financial Competitors||-74.64%||-54.10%||-6.14%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares X Financial and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|X Financial||$514.96 million||$128.45 million||6.26|
|X Financial Competitors||$37.01 billion||$865.91 million||12.69|
X Financial’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than X Financial. X Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
X Financial rivals beat X Financial on 10 of the 14 factors compared.
About X Financial
X Financial provides personal finance services in the People's Republic of China. The company offers a suite of products connecting borrowers and investors through a proprietary Internet platform. It provides loan products, which include Xiaoying card loan and Xiaoying preferred loan; and investment opportunities through wealth management platform, Xiaoying wealth management with insurance protection. X Financial was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Shenzhen, the People's Republic of China.
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