Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE) is one of 62 public companies in the “Investment Management” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Hamilton Lane to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Dividends

Hamilton Lane pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. As a group, “Investment Management” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.5% and pay out 63.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

27.1% of Hamilton Lane shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.7% of shares of all “Investment Management” companies are owned by institutional investors. 62.9% of Hamilton Lane shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 26.8% of shares of all “Investment Management” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Hamilton Lane $179.82 million $610,000.00 N/A
Hamilton Lane Competitors $989.97 million $159.22 million 846.57

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Hamilton Lane and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hamilton Lane 0 4 1 0 2.20
Hamilton Lane Competitors 658 2105 2152 34 2.32

Hamilton Lane currently has a consensus target price of $23.50, indicating a potential downside of 23.53%. As a group, “Investment Management” companies have a potential upside of 0.29%. Given Hamilton Lane’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Hamilton Lane has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

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 29.26% 104.30% 27.42%

Summary

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

About Hamilton Lane

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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