Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE) is one of 57 publicly-traded companies in the “Investment Management” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Hamilton Lane to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Hamilton Lane and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hamilton Lane N/A N/A N/A
Hamilton Lane Competitors 26.04% 108.73% 26.30%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

27.9% of Hamilton Lane shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.9% of shares of all “Investment Management” companies are held by institutional investors. 62.9% of Hamilton Lane shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 26.7% of shares of all “Investment Management” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Hamilton Lane pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. As a group, “Investment Management” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.4% and pay out 67.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Hamilton Lane and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Hamilton Lane $179.82 million $610,000.00 N/A
Hamilton Lane Competitors $997.73 million $160.92 million 892.01

Hamilton Lane’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Hamilton Lane.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Hamilton Lane and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hamilton Lane 0 4 1 0 2.20
Hamilton Lane Competitors 665 2125 2181 36 2.32

Hamilton Lane currently has a consensus target price of $23.50, indicating a potential downside of 30.41%. As a group, “Investment Management” companies have a potential downside of 0.97%. Given Hamilton Lane’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Hamilton Lane has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

Hamilton Lane competitors beat Hamilton Lane on 11 of the 13 factors compared.

Hamilton Lane Company Profile

Hamilton Lane Incorporated is a global private markets investment solutions provider. The Company works with its clients to conceive, structure, build out, manage and monitor portfolios of private markets funds and direct investments, and it helps them access a set of such investment opportunities around the world. It offers a range of investment solutions across a range of private markets, including private equity, private credit, real estate, infrastructure, natural resources, growth equity and venture capital. These solutions are constructed from a range of investment types, including primary investments in funds managed by third-party managers, direct/co-investments alongside such funds and acquisitions of secondary stakes in such funds, with a range of its clients utilizing multiple investment types. These solutions are offered in a range of formats covering some or all phases of private markets investment programs, such as Customized Separate Accounts and Specialized Funds.

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