AgroFresh Solutions Inc. (AGFS)’s Financial Results Comparing With Capitol Investment Corp. IV (NYSE:CIC)

We will be contrasting the differences between AgroFresh Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:AGFS) and Capitol Investment Corp. IV (NYSE:CIC) as far as analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership are concerned. The two businesses are rivals in the Conglomerates industry.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
AgroFresh Solutions Inc. 2 -0.33 28.07M -0.58 0.00
Capitol Investment Corp. IV 3 0.00 N/A -0.05 0.00

In table 1 we can see AgroFresh Solutions Inc. and Capitol Investment Corp. IV’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.


Table 2 demonstrates the return on assets, return on equity and net margins of AgroFresh Solutions Inc. and Capitol Investment Corp. IV.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
AgroFresh Solutions Inc. 1,500,187,055.74% -8.2% -3.3%
Capitol Investment Corp. IV 0.00% 0% 0%

Analyst Ratings

AgroFresh Solutions Inc. and Capitol Investment Corp. IV Recommendations and Ratings are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
AgroFresh Solutions Inc. 0 0 1 3.00
Capitol Investment Corp. IV 0 0 0 0.00

The upside potential is 102.43% for AgroFresh Solutions Inc. with consensus target price of $5.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors held 82.5% of AgroFresh Solutions Inc. shares and 54.98% of Capitol Investment Corp. IV shares. About 2.5% of AgroFresh Solutions Inc.’s share are held by insiders.


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)
AgroFresh Solutions Inc. -3.87% -11.31% -52.55% -62.47% -78.5% -60.69%
Capitol Investment Corp. IV -0.66% -11.36% -12.31% -9.41% -6.6% -9.46%

For the past year AgroFresh Solutions Inc. was more bearish than Capitol Investment Corp. IV.


Capitol Investment Corp. IV beats AgroFresh Solutions Inc. on 6 of the 10 factors.

AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. provides data-driven specialty solutions worldwide. The company uses 1-Methylcyclopropene technology, an ethylene action inhibitor to maintain freshness and extend the shelf life of various fresh produce. Its solutions enable growers and packers of fresh produce to preserve and enhance the freshness, quality, and value of fresh produce, including apples, pears, kiwifruit, avocados, and bananas, as well as flowers. The companyÂ’s flagship product is the SmartFresh Quality System that regulates the post-harvest ripening effects of ethylene to preserve the texture, firmness, taste, and appearance of produce during storage, transportation, and retail display. It also provides Harvista technology for use in pre-harvest management of pome fruit, such as apples and pears. In addition, the company is developing AdvanStore technology for monitoring fresh fruits while in storage; RipeLock Quality System, a proprietary technology that extends the shelf life of bananas; and LandSpring, a proprietary technology that minimizes stress induced ethylene effects in vegetable seedling transplants allowing for post-transplant vigor. The company was formerly known as Boulevard Acquisition Corp. and changed its name to AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. in July 2015. AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Capitol Investment Corp. IV intends to effect a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, recapitalization, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Washington, the District of Columbia.

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