Reviewing Alimco Financial (OTCMKTS:ALMC) & JinkoSolar (NYSE:JKS)

Alimco Financial (OTCMKTS:ALMCGet Free Report) and JinkoSolar (NYSE:JKSGet Free Report) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Alimco Financial and JinkoSolar, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alimco Financial 0 0 0 0 N/A
JinkoSolar 1 0 1 0 2.00

JinkoSolar has a consensus target price of $47.10, indicating a potential upside of 80.32%. Given JinkoSolar’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe JinkoSolar is more favorable than Alimco Financial.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Alimco Financial and JinkoSolar’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Alimco Financial N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
JinkoSolar $12.11 billion 0.11 $89.96 million $8.62 3.03

JinkoSolar has higher revenue and earnings than Alimco Financial.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.2% of Alimco Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 35.8% of JinkoSolar shares are owned by institutional investors. 35.1% of Alimco Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 19.8% of JinkoSolar shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Alimco Financial has a beta of 0.07, meaning that its share price is 93% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, JinkoSolar has a beta of 0.4, meaning that its share price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Alimco Financial and JinkoSolar’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alimco Financial N/A N/A N/A
JinkoSolar 3.53% 14.14% 3.59%

Summary

JinkoSolar beats Alimco Financial on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Alimco Financial

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Alimco Financial Corporation focuses on business financing solutions. The company was formerly known as Alliance Semiconductor Corporation and changed its name to Alimco Financial Corporation in 2017. Alimco Financial Corporation was founded in 1985 and is based in West Palm Beach, Florida.

About JinkoSolar

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JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, production, and marketing of photovoltaic products. The company offers solar modules, silicon wafers, solar cells, recovered silicon materials, and silicon ingots. It also provides solar system integration services; and develops commercial solar power projects. The company sells its products to distributors, project developers, system integrators, and manufacturers of solar power products under the JinkoSolar brand. As of December 31, 2022, it had an integrated annual capacity of 65 gigawatts (GW) for mono wafers; 55 GW for solar cells; and 70 GW for solar modules. The company has operations in the People's Republic of China, the United States, Mexico, Australia, Japan, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Jordan, Vietnam, Egypt, Spain, and Germany. JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Shangrao, the People's Republic of China.

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