Financial Analysis: Vinci Partners Investments (NASDAQ:VINP) vs. Sculptor Capital Management (NYSE:SCU)

Sculptor Capital Management (NYSE:SCU – Get Rating) and Vinci Partners Investments (NASDAQ:VINP – Get Rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of the current recommendations for Sculptor Capital Management and Vinci Partners Investments, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Capital Management Sculptor 0 1 1 0 2.50
Vinci Partners Investments 0 0 0 0 N / A

Sculptor Capital Management currently has a consensus target price of $29.00, indicating a potential upside of 224.38%. Given Sculptor Capital Management’s higher upside potential, equity research analysts clearly believe that Sculptor Capital Management is more favorable than Vinci Partners Investments.


Sculptor Capital Management pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.9%. Vinci Partners Investments pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.6%. Sculptor Capital Management distributes -54.3% of its profits as a dividend. Vinci Partners Investments pays out 100.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting that it may not have enough earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

25.3% of Sculptor Capital Management shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 21.8% of Vinci Partners Investments shares are held by institutional investors. 13.8% of Sculptor Capital Management shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, large fund managers, and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Sculptor Capital Management and Vinci Partners Investments.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Capital Management Sculptor 9.08% 19.54% 5.34%
Vinci Partners Investments 45.66% 15.14% 13.23%

Valuation and benefits

This table compares gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Sculptor Capital Management and Vinci Partners Investments.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Capital Management Sculptor $626.07 million 0.92 $17.32 million ($0.81) -11.06
Vinci Partners Investments $86.27 million 5.73 $38.66 million $0.68 13.09

Vinci Partners Investments has lower revenues, but higher profits than Sculptor Capital Management. Sculptor Capital Management trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Vinci Partners Investments, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and risk

Sculptor Capital Management has a beta of 1.63, indicating that its stock price is 63% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Vinci Partners Investments has a beta of -0.2, indicating that its price is 120% less volatile than the S&P 500. .


Sculptor Capital Management is ahead of Vinci Partners Investments on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sculptor Capital Management Company Profile (Get a rating)

Sculptor Capital Management, Inc. is a public hedge fund sponsor. The company provides investment advisory services to its clients. It is primarily aimed at institutional investors, which include pension funds, funds of funds, foundations and endowments, corporations and other institutions, private banks and family offices. The firm also manages client-focused segregated equity, fixed income and real estate accounts. It also manages mixed funds and specialized products. The company invests in equity, fixed income and real estate markets around the world. It uses quantitative and qualitative analysis to make its investments through a combination of bottom-up fundamental research, a high degree of flexibility and integrated risk management. For its multi-strategy portfolios, the firm uses strategies such as convertible and derivatives arbitrage, corporate credit, special long/short equity situations, buyout investments, merger arbitrage, private and structured credit. It also invests in real estate and traditional real estate assets, including multi-family buildings, offices, hotels and retail properties, loans, portfolio acquisitions, loan pools, operating companies, structured debt products, government securities and non-traditional real estate assets including gaming, distressed land. and residential, cell towers, parking, golf, debt and senior housing. For private equity investments, he considers investments in a variety of special situations that seek to realize value through strategic sales or initial public offerings. The company was formerly known as Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Inc. Sculptor Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is based in New York, New York.

Vinci Partners Investments Company Profile (Get a rating)

Vinci Partners Investments Ltd. operates as an asset management platform in Brazil. Its portfolio of investment products and solutions spans private equity, infrastructure, real estate, credit, public equities, hedge funds, and investment products and solutions for institutional and HNWI clients. The company also offers financial and strategic advisory services, primarily focusing on IPO advisory and sell-side or buy-side M&A transactions to entrepreneurs, corporate management teams and/or boards of directors. . Vinci Partners Investments Ltd. was founded in 2009 and is based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Sarah J. Greer