Financial Review: PJT Partners (NYSE: PJT) vs. Hywin (NASDAQ: HYW)

Hywin (NASDAQ:HYW – Get Rating) and PJT Partners (NYSE:PJT – Get Rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and risk.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Hywin and PJT Partners, as provided by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
hywin 0 0 0 0 N / A
PJT partners 0 0 5 0 3.00

PJT Partners has a consensus target price of $78.00, indicating a potential upside of 24.92%. Given PJT Partners’ likely higher upside, analysts clearly think PJT Partners is more favorable than Hywin.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Hywin and PJT Partners.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
hywin $277.11 million 0.75 $31.37 million N / A N / A
PJT partners $991.95 million 1.50 $189.96 million $4.06 3:38 p.m.

PJT Partners has higher revenue and profit than Hywin.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Hywin and PJT Partners.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
hywin N / A N / A N / A
PJT partners 10.70% 27.12% 17.06%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.8% of Hywin shares are held by institutional investors. In comparison, 69.0% of PJT Partners shares are held by institutional investors. 3.3% of PJT Partners shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


PJT Partners beats Hywin on 10 out of 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Hywin (Get a rating)

Hywin Holdings Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides wealth management, insurance brokerage and asset management services in China. It offers products raised by the private sector, including private equity investment funds; private equity and venture capital; private funds of other assets; and real estate products, including traditional fixed income real estate products, real estate securitization products and real estate equity investments. The company also offers publicly raised fund products, such as money market funds comprising fixed income mutual fund products that are invested in low-risk, highly liquid and short-term financial instruments, including bonds. bonds, central bank bills, time deposits, certificates of deposits and corporate treasury notes; bond funds; equity funds, which are invested in listed stocks; and hybrid funds, which are invested in mixed products in the combination of listed stocks, bonds or money market funds. In addition, it provides insurance products, such as life insurance products including individual whole life insurance, individual term life insurance, universal life insurance and individual health insurance; and annuity insurance products and critical illness insurance products, including personal accident insurance products. In addition, the company provides overseas real estate investment advice; and information technology services, including transaction process management, data analysis and system maintenance services, as well as microfinance and leasing activities. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Shanghai, China. Hywin Holdings Ltd. is a subsidiary of Grand Lead Group Limited.

About PJT Partners (Get a rating)

PJT Partners logoPJT Partners Inc., an investment bank, provides various strategic and capital markets, restructuring and special situations advice, as well as advisory services to corporate shareholders, financial sponsors, institutional investors and governments of the whole world. She provides advisory services to clients on various transactions, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), spin-offs, activism advocacy, contested M&As, joint ventures, minority investments and divestitures. The firm also advises boards and management teams of private and public companies on strategies to build productive relationships with investors with a focus on shareholder engagement; and strategic investor relations; environmental, social and governance issues; and other investor matters. In addition, it provides advisory services related to debt and acquisition financings; structured product offerings; public capital increases, including initial public offerings and SPAC offerings; and raising private capital for start-up and early-stage companies, as well as other capital structure issues. In addition, the company offers advisory services in relation to restructurings and recapitalizations; and serving a range of corporate, creditor and financial sponsors on liability management and related capital raising transactions, including exchanges, recapitalizations, reorganizations, debt buyouts and mergers and distressed acquisitions. In addition, he provides private equity fundraising and advisory services for a range of investment strategies; and advisory services to GPs and LPs on liquidity and other structured secondary market solutions. The company was formerly known as Blackstone Advisory Inc. and changed its name to PJT Partners Inc. in March 2015. PJT Partners Inc. was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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