Head-to-Head Review of CFN Enterprises (OTCMKTS: CNFN) and Digital Media Solutions (NYSE: DMS)

CFN Enterprises (OTCMKTS:CNFN – Get Rating) and Digital Media Solutions (NYSE:DMS – Get Rating) are both small cap financials, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of CFN Enterprises and Digital Media Solutions.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
CFN Enterprises -297.94% -7,267.03% -173.79%
Digital Media Solutions -0.28% -3.09% -2.30%

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of CFN Enterprises and Digital Media Solutions.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
CFN Enterprises $3.16 million 8.56 -$12.21 million N / A N / A
Digital Media Solutions $427.93 million 0.22 $2.20 million ($0.04) -38.75

Digital Media Solutions has higher revenues and profits than CFN Enterprises.

Risk and Volatility

CFN Enterprises has a beta of -0.36, suggesting its stock price is 136% less volatile than the S&P 500. By comparison, Digital Media Solutions has a beta of 1.58, suggesting its stock price is 58% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for CFN Enterprises and Digital Media Solutions, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
CFN Enterprises 0 0 0 0 N / A
Digital Media Solutions 0 1 2 0 2.67

Digital Media Solutions has a consensus target price of $9.75, indicating a potential upside of 529.03%. Given the higher possible upside of Digital Media Solutions, analysts clearly believe that Digital Media Solutions is more favorable than CFN Enterprises.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

2.3% of the shares of Digital Media Solutions are held by institutional investors. 9.9% of CFN Enterprises shares are held by insiders. By comparison, 86.4% of the shares of Digital Media Solutions are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Digital Media Solutions beats CFN Enterprises on 10 out of 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About CFN Enterprises (Get a rating)

CFN Enterprises Inc. engages in sponsored content and marketing activities for the legal CBD, cannabis, and psychedelic industries in the United States. It provides sponsored content, including articles, press releases, videos, podcasts, advertisements and other media, email advertisements and other marketing campaigns. The Company also operates various media platforms, such as CannabisFN.com, CannabisFN iOS app, CFN Media YouTube channel, CFN Media podcast and other venues to educate and inform investors interested in the cannabis industry. Its services are designed to help private companies prepare to go public and public companies grow their shareholder base through sponsored content and marketing campaigns. CFN Enterprises Inc. distributes its content on various online platforms, including the CannabisFN.com website, press releases, financial news syndicates, search engines, YouTube, iTunes, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and others. The company was formerly known as Accelerize Inc. and changed its name to CFN Enterprises Inc. in October 2019. CFN Enterprises Inc. was founded in 2001 and is based in Whitefish, Montana.

About Digital Media Solutions (Get a rating)

Digital Media Solutions, Inc. operates as a digital performance marketing company that offers a software delivery platform in the United States. It operates through three segments: Brand Direct, Marketplace and Other. The company operates as a performance marketing engine for businesses in various industries including consumer finance, e-commerce, education, insurance, home services, brand performance, automotive , concerts, health and wellness and work placements. It also provides managed services that help customers access and control advertising spend; and marketing automation software as a service to clients. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Clearwater, Florida.

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