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Set Sail With TG Therapeutics, Inc. (TGTX), Redfin Corporation (RDFN)

The shares of TG Therapeutics, Inc. have decreased by more than -38.54% this year alone. The shares recently went up by 0.80% or $0.04 and now trades at $5.04. The shares of Redfin Corporation (NASDAQ:RDFN), has slumped by -43.87% year to date as of 12/06/2018. The shares currently trade at $17.58 and have been able to report a change of 7.99% over the past one week.

The stock of TG Therapeutics, Inc. and Redfin Corporation were two of the most active stocks on Thursday. Investors seem to be very interested in what happens to the stocks of these two companies but do investors favor one over the other? We will analyze the growth, profitability, risk, valuation, and insider trends of both companies and see which one investors prefer.

Profitability and Returns

Growth alone cannot be used to see if the company will be valuable. Shareholders will be the losers if a company invest in ventures that aren’t profitable enough to support upbeat growth. In order for us to accurately measure profitability and return, we will be using the EBITDA margin and Return on Investment (ROI), which balances the difference in capital structure. The ROI of TGTX is -176.90% while that of RDFN is -12.10%. These figures suggest that RDFN ventures generate a higher ROI than that of TGTX.

Cash Flow

The value of a stock is ultimately determined by the amount of cash flow that the investors have available. Over the last 12 months, TGTX’s free cash flow per share is a negative -23.2.

Liquidity and Financial Risk



The ability of a company to meet up with its short-term obligations and be able to clear its longer-term debts is measured using Liquidity and leverage ratios. The current ratio for TGTX is 2.70 and that of RDFN is 8.60. This implies that it is easier for TGTX to cover its immediate obligations over the next 12 months than RDFN. The debt ratio of TGTX is 0.00 compared to 0.32 for RDFN. RDFN can be able to settle its long-term debts and thus is a lower financial risk than TGTX.

Valuation

TGTX currently trades at a P/B of 5.48, and a P/S of 2072.45 while RDFN trades at a P/B of 4.14, and a P/S of 3.47. This means that looking at the earnings, book values and sales basis, TGTX is the cheaper one. It is very obvious that earnings are the most important factors to investors, thus analysts are most likely to place their bet on the P/E.

Analyst Price Targets and Opinions

The mistake some people make is that they think a cheap stock has more value to it. In order to know the value of a stock, there is need to compare its current price to its likely trading price in the future. The price of TGTX is currently at a -72.76% to its one-year price target of 18.50. Looking at its rival pricing, RDFN is at a 4.15% relative to its price target of 16.88.




When looking at the investment recommendation on say a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell), TGTX is given a 1.70 while 2.60 placed for RDFN. This means that analysts are more bullish on the outlook for RDFN stocks.

Insider Activity and Investor Sentiment

Short interest or otherwise called the percentage of a stock’s tradable shares currently being shorted is another data that investors use to get a handle on sentiment. The short ratio for TGTX is 6.47 while that of RDFN is just 20.17. This means that analysts are more bullish on the forecast for TGTX stock.

Conclusion

The stock of TG Therapeutics, Inc. defeats that of Redfin Corporation when the two are compared, with TGTX taking 4 out of the total factors that were been considered. TGTX happens to be more profitable, generates a higher ROI, has higher cash flow per share, higher liquidity and has a lower financial risk. When looking at the stock valuation, TGTX is the cheaper one on an earnings, book value and sales basis. Finally, the sentiment signal for TGTX is better on when it is viewed on short interest.

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