Reviewing Bain Capital Specialty Finance (BCSF) and Forum Merger Ii Cl A (FMCI)

Bain Capital Specialty Finance (NYSE:BCSF) and Forum Merger Ii Cl A (NASDAQ:FMCI) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Bain Capital Specialty Finance and Forum Merger Ii Cl A’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Bain Capital Specialty Finance $24.60 million 30.94 $19.29 million N/A N/A
Forum Merger Ii Cl A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Bain Capital Specialty Finance has higher revenue and earnings than Forum Merger Ii Cl A.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

42.4% of Forum Merger Ii Cl A shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Bain Capital Specialty Finance shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Bain Capital Specialty Finance pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.4%. Forum Merger Ii Cl A does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Bain Capital Specialty Finance and Forum Merger Ii Cl A, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bain Capital Specialty Finance 0 1 3 0 2.75
Forum Merger Ii Cl A 0 0 0 0 N/A

Bain Capital Specialty Finance currently has a consensus target price of $20.25, suggesting a potential upside of 16.58%. Given Bain Capital Specialty Finance’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Bain Capital Specialty Finance is more favorable than Forum Merger Ii Cl A.

Profitability

This table compares Bain Capital Specialty Finance and Forum Merger Ii Cl A’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bain Capital Specialty Finance 57.45% 6.25% 3.58%
Forum Merger Ii Cl A N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Bain Capital Specialty Finance beats Forum Merger Ii Cl A on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Bain Capital Specialty Finance

Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. operates as a development stage company, which intends to focus on senior investments with a first or second lien on collateral and strong structures and documentation, intended to protect the lender. The company was founded on October 5, 2015 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

About Forum Merger Ii Cl A

Forum Merger II Corporation intends to acquire assets and businesses through a merger, capital stock exchange, stock purchase, reorganization, or business combination. The company was founded in 2018 and is based in New York, New York.

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