Reviewing Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt (PHCF) & Hamilton Lane (HLNE)

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Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt (NASDAQ:PHCF) and Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ:HLNE) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings and risk.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt and Hamilton Lane’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt $4.13 million 10.15 $470,000.00 N/A N/A
Hamilton Lane $244.03 million 9.11 $17.34 million $1.64 27.03

Hamilton Lane has higher revenue and earnings than Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

43.0% of Hamilton Lane shares are owned by institutional investors. 53.7% of Hamilton Lane shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt and Hamilton Lane’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
Hamilton Lane 14.85% 66.32% 30.95%

Dividends

Hamilton Lane pays an annual dividend of $0.85 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt does not pay a dividend. Hamilton Lane pays out 51.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt and Hamilton Lane, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt 0 0 0 0 N/A
Hamilton Lane 0 2 0 0 2.00

Hamilton Lane has a consensus price target of $40.50, indicating a potential downside of 8.64%. Given Hamilton Lane’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Hamilton Lane is more favorable than Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt.

Summary

Hamilton Lane beats Puhui Wealth Investment Managemnt on 9 of the 11 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 Hamilton Lane

Hamilton Lane Incorporated is an investment firm specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. It provides following services: separate accounts (customized to each individual client and structured as single client vehicles); specialized strategies (fund-of-funds, secondaries, co-investments, taft-hartley, distribution management); advisory relationships (including due diligence, strategic portfolio planning, monitoring and reporting services); and reporting and analytics solutions. For direct investments, the firm invests in mid and late venture, mature companies, growth equity, emerging growth, distressed debt, later stage, turnarounds, bridge financing, mezzanine financing, and buyouts in middle market companies. For fund of fund investments, it invests in mezzanine, venture capital, private equity, turnaround, secondary investments, real estate, and special situation funds. The firm invests in real estate investments. It also invest in technology, healthcare, education, natural resources, energy and essential consumer goods sectors, and cleantech. The firm prefer to invest $1 million to $100 million in companies. It invests in private equity markets in North America, Latin America, United States, Western Europe, Middle East, Africa, United Kingdom, Asia, Japan, and Australia. It prefer to have majority stake in companies. Hamilton Lane Incorporated was founded in 1991 and is based in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania with additional thirteen offices across Europe, North America, and Asia.

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