Colliers International Group (CIGI) versus The Competition Critical Review
Colliers International Group (NASDAQ: CIGI) is one of 25 publicly-traded companies in the “Real Estate Services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Colliers International Group to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and risk.
Colliers International Group pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Colliers International Group pays out 6.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Real Estate Services” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.3% and pay out 38.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Risk and Volatility
Colliers International Group has a beta of 1.81, meaning that its share price is 81% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Colliers International Group’s peers have a beta of 1.53, meaning that their average share price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
63.5% of Colliers International Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.0% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.3% of Colliers International Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.8% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Colliers International Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Colliers International Group||2.81%||41.41%||7.34%|
|Colliers International Group Competitors||4.98%||15.48%||3.46%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Colliers International Group and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Colliers International Group||$1.90 billion||$67.96 million||38.86|
|Colliers International Group Competitors||$2.13 billion||$74.49 million||-1,373.04|
Colliers International Group’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Colliers International Group. Colliers International Group is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Colliers International Group and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Colliers International Group||0||0||6||0||3.00|
|Colliers International Group Competitors||87||349||616||16||2.53|
Colliers International Group currently has a consensus price target of $72.25, suggesting a potential upside of 21.53%. As a group, “Real Estate Services” companies have a potential upside of 5.59%. Given Colliers International Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Colliers International Group is more favorable than its peers.
Colliers International Group beats its peers on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
Colliers International Group Company Profile
Colliers International Group Inc. is engaged in the provision of commercial real estate services. The Company offers services, including outsourcing and advisory services, lease brokerage and sales brokerage. Its segments include Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia Pacific, and Corporate. It is engaged in the transaction brokerage business, which provides services in sales and leasing for commercial clients. The Sales and Lease Brokerage Division executes transactions across a client base, including corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. It provides services for sales, leases and mortgages in various areas, such as landlord representation, tenant representation, and capital markets and investment services. The Outsourcing and Advisory Services Division provides appraisal and valuation services; facility, property and asset management services; project management services, and research for commercial real estate clients.
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