Arrow Global Group (OTCMKTS:ARWGF) and ORIX (NYSE:IX) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Arrow Global Group and ORIX’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Arrow Global Group N/A N/A N/A
ORIX 11.60% 10.81% 2.66%

Volatility and Risk

Arrow Global Group has a beta of -0.78, meaning that its share price is 178% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ORIX has a beta of 1.18, meaning that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

2.0% of ORIX shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of ORIX shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Arrow Global Group and ORIX, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Arrow Global Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
ORIX 0 0 1 0 3.00

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Arrow Global Group and ORIX’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Arrow Global Group N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
ORIX $25.76 billion 0.78 $2.82 billion N/A N/A

ORIX has higher revenue and earnings than Arrow Global Group.

Dividends

ORIX pays an annual dividend of $1.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Arrow Global Group does not pay a dividend.

Summary

ORIX beats Arrow Global Group on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Arrow Global Group

Arrow Global Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, identifies, acquires, and manages secured and unsecured defaulted loan portfolios consisting of consumer and SME accounts from financial institutions, such as banks and credit card companies in the United Kingdom and mainland Europe. The company also engages in the debt purchase and asset management business. It serves retail chains, student loans, motor credit, telecommunication firms, and utility companies. Arrow Global Group PLC was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Manchester, the United Kingdom.

About ORIX

ORIX Corporation provides diversified financial services primarily in Japan and the Americas. It operates through six segments: Corporate Financial Services, Maintenance Leasing, Real Estate, Investment and Operation, Retail, and Overseas Business. The Corporate Financial Services segment engages in lending, leasing, and fee businesses. The Maintenance Leasing segment is involved in leasing, automobile rental, and car sharing businesses; lease and rental of precision measuring, information technology related, medical equipment, and environmental analysis equipment, as well as tablet computers; and the sale of software packages and equipment calibration and asset management. The Real Estate segment develops and leases office buildings, commercial properties, logistics centers, and residences; and operates accommodations, aquariums, golf courses, training facilities, senior housings, baseball stadiums, and theaters. This segment also offers REIT asset management and real estate investment advisory services. The Investment and Operation segment is involved in the collection and disposal of waste generated from end-of-lease assets; environment and energy business, such as mega-solar and electric power retailing; and investment in wind power generation and hydropower projects. The Retail segment engages in life insurance, banking, and card loan businesses. The Overseas Business segment is involved in leasing, financing, management, investment, intermediary and sales activities in the field of aircraft and ship. The company was formerly known as Orient Leasing Co., Ltd. and changed its name to ORIX Corporation in 1989. ORIX Corporation was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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