Diginex (NASDAQ: EQOS) is one of 157 public companies in the “Holding & other investment offices” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Diginex to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Diginex and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenueNet IncomePrice/Earnings Ratio
DiginexN/A-$840,000.00-75.91
Diginex Competitors$997.45 million-$65.52 million8.60

Diginex’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Diginex. Diginex is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Diginex and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
DiginexN/A-16.86%-1.44%
Diginex Competitors-33.11%-38.75%-6.66%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Diginex and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Diginex0000N/A
Diginex Competitors8116013542.16

As a group, “Holding & other investment offices” companies have a potential upside of 11.17%. Given Diginex’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Diginex has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

70.1% of Diginex shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.0% of shares of all “Holding & other investment offices” companies are owned by institutional investors. 20.8% of shares of all “Holding & other investment offices” companies are owned 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.

Volatility and Risk

Diginex has a beta of 0.37, meaning that its share price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Diginex’s rivals have a beta of 0.01, meaning that their average share price is 99% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Diginex beats its rivals on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

Diginex Company Profile

Diginex Limited, a digital assets financial services company, focuses on the provision of cryptocurrency and digital assets ecosystem products and services in Hong Kong and internationally. It operates through Markets, Solutions, and Asset Management divisions. The Markets division is building virtual currency exchanges and digital securities exchanges to facilitate the trading of virtual currencies, stablecoins, and digital securities; and Kelvin, a cold storage custody solution for bitcoin and ethereum based digital assets, as well as Helios, a warm storage custody solution. This division also offers trading desk and an over-the-counter facilitation desk; and investment banking advice and services to institutional clients on utilizing distributed ledger technology to raise capital using digital securities. The company Solutions division provides Diginex Access, a trading and risk management platform for digital assets; Diginex Trust, a self-configurable blockchain-enabled data management platform that allows users to securely store, share, and track sensitive documents with internal and external stakeholders; and eMin, a blockchain-based platform for storing labor contract information, as well as developing Diginex Passport, a digital KYC solution. The Asset Management division intends to offer regulated digital asset fund offerings for institutional and professional investors. The company was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Central, Hong Kong.