Bridge Investment Group (BRDG) and Its Competitors Critical Analysis
Bridge Investment Group (NYSE: BRDG – Get Rating) is one of 78 public companies in the “Investment advice” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Bridge Investment Group to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and dividends.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Bridge Investment Group and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price / Earnings Ratio|
|Bridge Investment Group||$ 330.01 million||$ 23.23 million||3.71|
|Bridge Investment Group Competitors||$ 3.05 billion||$ 514.27 million||11.99|
Bridge Investment Group’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Bridge Investment Group. Bridge Investment Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Bridge Investment Group pays an annual dividend of $ 0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Bridge Investment Group pays out 17.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Investment advice” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.1% and pay out 31.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Bridge Investment Group is clearly a better dividend stock than its rivals, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Bridge Investment Group and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Bridge Investment Group||0||1||4||0||2.80|
|Bridge Investment Group Competitors||737||3421||3619||152||2.40|
Bridge Investment Group currently has a consensus price target of $ 21.00, indicating a potential upside of 17.06%. As a group, “Investment advice” companies have a potential upside of 43.40%. Given Bridge Investment Group’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Bridge Investment Group has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
This table compares Bridge Investment Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Bridge Investment Group||29.40%||5.41%||3.28%|
|Bridge Investment Group Competitors||20.11%||23.84%||10.62%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
65.5% of Bridge Investment Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.4% of shares of all “Investment advice” companies are owned by institutional investors. 65.9% of Bridge Investment Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 18.2% of shares of all “Investment advice” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
About Bridge Investment Group (Get Rating)
Bridge Investment Group Holdings Inc. engages in the real estate investment management business in the United States. It manages capital on behalf of approximately one hundred global institutions and 6,500 individual investors across approximately 25 investment vehicles. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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