Contrast Bit Digital (NASDAQ:BTBT) and 9F (NASDAQ:JFU)


Bit Digital (NASDAQ:BTBT – Get Rating) and 9F (NASDAQ:JFU – Get Rating) are both small cap business services companies, but which is the better company? We will compare the two companies based on their risk strength, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Risk and Volatility

Bit Digital has a beta of 5, meaning its stock price is 400% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, 9F has a beta of -0.51, meaning its stock price is 151% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

6.1% of 9F shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds, and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of Bit Digital and 9F.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Digital bit 5.06% 17.84% 16.45%
9F N / A N / A N / A

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of Bit Digital and 9F.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Digital bit $96.08 million 1.39 $4.86 million $0.14 12.29
9F $192.49 million 0.83 -$346.19 million N / A N / A

Bit Digital has higher earnings, but less than 9F earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent valuations and price targets for Bit Digital and 9F, as provided by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Digital bit 0 0 1 0 3.00
9F 0 0 0 0 N / A

Bit Digital currently has a consensus price target of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 713.95%. Given Bit Digital’s likely higher upside, equity research analysts clearly believe that Bit Digital is more favorable than 9F.


Bit Digital beats 9F on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Bit Digital (Get an evaluation)

Bit Digital, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the bitcoin mining business. It is also involved in cash management activities. The company was previously known as Golden Bull Limited and changed its name to Bit Digital, Inc. in September 2020. Bit Digital, Inc. was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

About 9F (Get an evaluation)

9F Logo9F Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a digital financial account platform that integrates and personalizes financial services in the People’s Republic of China. Its products include digital financial accounts that offer online lending, wealth management and payment facilitation services; revolving and non-revolving loan products to borrowers, as well as referral services to institutional funding partners; and a suite of online wealth management products, such as fixed income, stocks, insurance, bank wealth management products and mutual funds for investors on various platforms including Wukong Licai, 9F Wallet and 9F Puhui. The Company also provides payment facilitation services and other products and services that help users pay credit card bills and household bills including utility bills; and other value-added services consisting of credit history research, debt consolidation and user referral services. It provides its services through partner borrowers, investors, financial institutions and merchants. The company was formerly known as JIUFU Financial Technology Service Limited and changed its name to 9F Inc. in June 2014. 9F Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Beijing, People’s Republic of China.

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