Bridge Investment Group (NYSE: BRDG – Get Rating) is one of 79 publicly traded companies in the “investment advisory” industry, but how does it differ from its competitors? We will compare Bridge Investment Group to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, valuation and risk.
Bridge Investment Group pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.7%. Bridge Investment Group pays 21.5% of its profits as a dividend. As a group, the “investment advisory” firms pay a dividend yield of 3.0% and pay out 32.1% 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.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
65.5% of Bridge Investment Group shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 54.4% of the shares of all “Investment Advisory” companies are held by institutional investors. 65.9% of the shares of Bridge Investment Group are held by insiders of the company. By comparison, 18.1% of the shares of all “Investment Advisory” companies are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, 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%||5.41%||3.28%|
|Bridge Investment Group Competitors||19.99%||23.65%||10.57%|
Benefits and evaluation
This table compares the gross income, earnings per share 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||3.77|
|Bridge Investment Group Competitors||$3.06 billion||$518.95 million||12.80|
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.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets 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||745||3447||3632||153||2.40|
Bridge Investment Group currently has a consensus target price of $21.20, suggesting a potential upside of 16.16%. As a group, the “Investment Advisory” companies have an upside potential of 32.80%. Since Bridge Investment Group’s rivals have higher upside potential, analysts clearly believe that Bridge Investment Group has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
About Bridge Investment Group (Get an evaluation)
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 around 25 investment vehicles. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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