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Head-to-head review of Bridge Investment Group (BRDG) and its rivals


Bridge Investment Group (NYSE: BRDG – Get Rating) is one of 79 public companies in the “Investment Advisory” sector, but how does it stack up against its peers? We will compare Bridge Investment Group to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

65.5% of Bridge Investment Group shares are held by institutional investors. In comparison, 54.4% 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, 18.1% of the shares of all “Investment Advisory” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, hedge funds, and large fund managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of recent ratings from Bridge Investment Group and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Bridge Investment Group 0 1 4 0 2.80
Bridge Investment Group Competitors 739 3434 3626 153 2.40

Bridge Investment Group currently has a consensus price target of $21.20, suggesting a potential upside of 14.29%. As a group, the “Investment Advisory” companies have an upside potential of 39.84%. Since Bridge Investment Group’s peers have higher upside potential, analysts clearly believe that Bridge Investment Group has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Bridge Investment Group and its peers.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Bridge Investment Group 29.40% 5.41% 3.28%
Bridge Investment Group Competitors 20.11% 23.78% 10.61%

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share and market valuation of Bridge Investment Group and its peers.

Gross revenue Net revenue Price/earnings ratio
Bridge Investment Group $330.01 million $23.23 million 3.83
Bridge Investment Group Competitors $3.05 billion $516.20 million 12:30 p.m.

Bridge Investment Group peers have higher revenue and profit than Bridge Investment Group. Bridge Investment Group trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Dividends

Bridge Investment Group pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. 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 31.6% of their profits as a dividend. Bridge Investment Group is clearly a better dividend stock than its peers, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

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 around 25 investment vehicles. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.



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