Head-to-head comparison: Elevate Credit (NYSE:ELVT) vs. Perella Weinberg Partners (NASDAQ:PWP)

Increase credit (NYSE: ELVTGet a rating) and Perella Weinberg Partners (NASDAQ: PWPGet a rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on institutional ownership strength, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Elevate Credit and Perella Weinberg Partners.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Raise credit -8.06% -9.44% -2.17%
Partners of Perella Weinberg N / A 26.32% 9.46%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

47.2% of Elevate Credit shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 42.1% of Perella Weinberg Partners’ shares are held by institutional investors. 10.0% of Elevate Credit shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large fund managers, and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of the current ratings and target prices for Elevate Credit and Perella Weinberg Partners, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Raise credit 0 0 0 0 N / A
Partners of Perella Weinberg 0 0 4 0 3.00

Perella Weinberg Partners has a consensus price target of $17.17, indicating a potential upside of 122.65%. Given Perella Weinberg Partners’ likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Perella Weinberg Partners is more favorable than Elevate Credit.

Valuation and benefits

This chart compares revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Elevate Credit and Perella Weinberg Partners.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Raise credit $416.64 million 0.22 -$33.60 million ($1.07) -2.77
Partners of Perella Weinberg $801.66 million 0.90 -9.42 million dollars N / A N / A

Perella Weinberg Partners has higher revenue and earnings than Elevate Credit.

Volatility and risk

Elevate Credit has a beta of 2.16, suggesting that its stock price is 116% more volatile than the S&P 500. By comparison, Perella Weinberg Partners has a beta of 1.17, suggesting that its stock price stock is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Perella Weinberg Partners beats Elevate Credit on 8 of 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Elevate Credit Company Profile (Get a rating)

Elevate Credit, Inc. provides online credit solutions to unprivileged consumers in the United States. The company offers online unsecured installment loans, lines of credit and credit cards. Its products include Rise, an installment loan product; Elastic, a credit line product; and Today Card, a credit card product. Elevate Credit, Inc. was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

Company Profile Perella Weinberg Partners (Get a rating)

Perella Weinberg Partners, an independent advisory firm, provides strategic and financial advisory services in the United States and internationally. The company provides advisory and execution services in strategic and financial decisions, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, shareholders and advocacy, capital structure and restructuring, underwriting, equities and raising private capital. It serves public multinational corporations, medium-sized public and private enterprises, individual entrepreneurs, private and institutional investors, creditors’ committees and government institutions in various sectors including consumer and retail; energy; financial institutions; Health care; industrial; and technology, media and telecommunications. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in New York, New York. Perella Weinberg Partners operates as a subsidiary of Perella Weinberg Partners Group LP.

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