Ashford Inc. (AINC) and Associated Capital Group Inc. (NYSE:AC) Contrasting side by side

Ashford Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:AINC) and Associated Capital Group Inc. (NYSE:AC) have been rivals in the Asset Management for quite some time. Below is a review of each business including various aspects such as risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ashford Inc. 172.87M 0.85 2.78M -1.96 0.00
Associated Capital Group Inc. 25.75M 37.08 1.98M -0.17 0.00

Table 1 demonstrates Ashford Inc. and Associated Capital Group Inc.’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Profitability

Table 2 provides us Ashford Inc. and Associated Capital Group Inc.’s return on equity, net margins and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ashford Inc. -1.61% -6.7% -1.4%
Associated Capital Group Inc. -7.69% -0.2% -0.2%

Dividends

Meanwhile, Associated Capital Group Inc.’s annual dividend is $0.2 per share and it also boasts of a 0.47% dividend yield. Ashford Inc. does not offer a dividend.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both Ashford Inc. and Associated Capital Group Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 21.9% and 92.1% respectively. Insiders held roughly 0.9% of Ashford Inc.’s shares. Insiders Competitively, held 0.32% of Associated Capital Group Inc. shares.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Ashford Inc. -11.52% 2.79% -36.6% -20.16% -40.72% -36.26%
Associated Capital Group Inc. -16.26% -19.63% -3.58% -6.61% 5.42% 4.34%

For the past year Ashford Inc. has -36.26% weaker performance while Associated Capital Group Inc. has 4.34% stronger performance.

Summary

Associated Capital Group Inc. beats Ashford Inc. on 7 of the 11 factors.

Ashford, Inc is an asset management firm. The firm provides investment management and related services to the real estate and hospitality sectors. Ashford, Inc was formed on April 2, 2014 and is based in Dallas, Texas.