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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

70.1% of Diginex shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.2% of shares of all “Holding & other investment offices” companies are owned by institutional investors. 19.4% 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 stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Diginex N/A -$840,000.00 -83.36
Diginex Competitors $997.45 million -$65.52 million 7.26

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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Diginex and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Diginex 0 0 0 0 N/A
Diginex Competitors 81 161 137 4 2.17

As a group, “Holding & other investment offices” companies have a potential upside of 8.84%. Given Diginex’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Diginex has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Volatility & Risk

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

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Diginex N/A -16.86% -1.44%
Diginex Competitors -33.11% -38.75% -6.66%

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.