Oxford Lane Capital Corp. (OXLCM)’s Financial Results Comparing With B. Riley Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:RILY)

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:OXLCM) and B. Riley Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:RILY) are two firms in the Asset Management that compete against each other. Below is a comparison of their institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. 82.50M 4.43 48.27M 1.33 18.96
B. Riley Financial Inc. 382.17M 1.02 18.20M 1.18 15.22

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation of Oxford Lane Capital Corp. and B. Riley Financial Inc. B. Riley Financial Inc. is observed to has lower earnings, but higher revenue than Oxford Lane Capital Corp. The business with a higher P/E ratio is currently more expensive of the two stocks. Oxford Lane Capital Corp.’s currently higher P/E ratio makes it the more expensive of the two businesses.


Table 2 shows us the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of both companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. 58.51% 0% 0%
B. Riley Financial Inc. 4.76% 6.8% 1.1%


Oxford Lane Capital Corp. pays out an annual dividend of $1.62 per share while its dividend yield is 6.38%. B. Riley Financial Inc. has an annual dividend pay of $0.32 per share while its annual dividend yield is 2.13%.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Roughly 1.42% of Oxford Lane Capital Corp. shares are held by institutional investors while 50% of B. Riley Financial Inc. are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 20.7% of B. Riley Financial Inc.’s shares.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. -0.67% -0.75% -1.17% -1.45% -1.26% -0.08%
B. Riley Financial Inc. -1.27% -5.89% -17.52% -12.3% -0.77% 1.15%

For the past year Oxford Lane Capital Corp. has -0.08% weaker performance while B. Riley Financial Inc. has 1.15% stronger performance.


Oxford Lane Capital Corp. beats on 10 of the 15 factors B. Riley Financial Inc.

B. Riley Financial, Inc. provides financial services and solutions primarily in the United States and Europe. The company operates in four segments: Capital Markets, Auction and Liquidation, Valuation and Appraisal, and Principal Investments. It offers merger and acquisitions, restructuring advisory, initial and secondary public offerings, institutional private placements, corporate finance, and research services, as well as equity securities trading services to corporate, institutional, and high net worth individual clients. The company provides investment advisory services to institutional and high net worth investors; multi-family office practice and wealth management services to ultra-high net worth individuals and families; senior secured loans and second lien secured loan facilities to middle market public and the private U.S. companies; and asset disposition and auction solutions to a range of retail and industrial clients. In addition, it offers consumer subscription services and products consisting of Internet access services and devices under the NetZero and Juno brands; valuation and appraisal services to financial institutions, lenders, private equity firms, and other providers of capital. The company was formerly known as Great American Group, Inc. and changed its name to B. Riley Financial, Inc. in November 2014. B. Riley Financial, Inc. was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Woodland Hills, California.