Bridge Investment Group (NYSE: BRDG – Get Rating) is one of 77 public companies in the “investment advisory” sector, but how does it differ from its rivals? We will compare Bridge Investment Group to similar companies based on its risk strength, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
65.5% of Bridge Investment Group shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 54.9% of the shares of all “Investment Advisory” companies are held by institutional investors. 65.9% of Bridge Investment Group shares are held by insiders. By comparison, 18.4% of the shares of all “Investment Advisory” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large money managers, and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Bridge Investment Group and its competitors.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Bridge Investment Group||29.40%||6.33%||3.70%|
|Bridge Investment Group Competitors||21.56%||23.62%||10.57%|
This is a breakdown of the current recommendations for Bridge Investment Group and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Bridge Investment Group||0||1||4||0||2.80|
|Bridge Investment Group Competitors||737||3417||3618||152||2.40|
Bridge Investment Group currently has a consensus target price of $21.00, suggesting a potential upside of 20.83%. As a group, the “Investment Advisory” companies have an upside potential of 48.46%. Since Bridge Investment Group’s rivals have a higher likely upside, analysts clearly believe that Bridge Investment Group has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Bridge Investment Group pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. Bridge Investment Group pays 17.4% of its profits as a dividend. As a group, the “investment advisory” firms pay a dividend yield of 3.1% and pay out 30.7% of their profits as a dividend. Bridge Investment Group is clearly a better dividend stock than its rivals, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
Valuation and benefits
This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of Bridge Investment Group and its rivals.
|Gross revenue||Net revenue||Price/earnings ratio|
|Bridge Investment Group||$330.01 million||$23.23 million||3.59|
|Bridge Investment Group Competitors||$3.06 billion||$514.87 million||11.61|
Bridge Investment Group’s competitors have higher revenues and profits than Bridge Investment Group. Bridge Investment Group trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
About Bridge Investment Group (Get a rating)
Bridge Investment Group Holdings Inc. is engaged in real estate investment management business in the United States. It manages capital on behalf of around 100 global institutions and 6,500 individual investors through approximately 25 investment vehicles. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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