PHI Group (OTCMKTS:PHIL) and Servicemaster Global (NYSE:SERV) are both multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
94.0% of Servicemaster Global shares are held by institutional investors. 32.0% of PHI Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Servicemaster Global shares are held 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.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for PHI Group and Servicemaster Global, as reported by MarketBeat.
Servicemaster Global has a consensus target price of $45.75, suggesting a potential upside of 6.69%. Given Servicemaster Global’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Servicemaster Global is more favorable than PHI Group.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares PHI Group and Servicemaster Global’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
Servicemaster Global has higher revenue and earnings than PHI Group.
Risk and Volatility
PHI Group has a beta of 6.1, meaning that its share price is 510% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Servicemaster Global has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares PHI Group and Servicemaster Global’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
Servicemaster Global beats PHI Group on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About PHI Group
PHI Group Inc., through its subsidiary, PHI Capital Holdings, Inc., provides merger and acquisition advisory, consulting, project financing, and capital market services to clients in North America and Asia. The company was formerly known as Providential Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to PHI Group, Inc. in April 2009. PHI Group Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.
About Servicemaster Global
ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. provides residential and commercial services in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Terminix, American Home Shield, and the Franchise Services Group. The Terminix segment offers termite and pest control services, including termite remediation, annual termite inspection, and prevention treatments with damage claim guarantees, periodic pest control services, insulation services, mosquito control, crawlspace encapsulation, and wildlife exclusion. The American Home Shield segment provides home service plans that cover the repair or replacement of household systems and appliances, such as electrical, plumbing, central heating and air conditioning systems, water heaters, refrigerators, dishwashers, and ranges/ovens/cooktops. The Franchise Services Group segment offers disaster restoration, janitorial, residential cleaning, cabinet and wood furniture repair, and home inspection services through franchise under the ServiceMaster Restore, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic, and AmeriSpec brands. The company markets its services to homeowners and businesses through the Internet, direct mail, television and radio advertising, print advertisements, marketing partnerships, telemarketing, and various social media channels and through national sales teams, as well as through various participants in the residential real estate marketplace, such as real estate brokerages, financial institutions, and insurance carrier. The company was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.