Financial Analysis: Bridge Investment Group (BRDG) vs. The Competition
Bridge Investment Group (NYSE:BRDG – Get Rating) is one of 79 publicly-traded companies in the “Investment advice” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Bridge Investment Group to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Bridge Investment Group and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Bridge Investment Group||0||1||4||0||2.80|
|Bridge Investment Group Competitors||745||3447||3632||153||2.40|
Bridge Investment Group currently has a consensus price target of $21.20, suggesting a potential upside of 16.16%. As a group, “Investment advice” companies have a potential upside of 32.80%. Given Bridge Investment Group’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly 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||19.99%||23.65%||10.57%|
Valuation & 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||3.77|
|Bridge Investment Group Competitors||$3.06 billion||$518.95 million||12.80|
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 $1.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.7%. Bridge Investment Group pays out 21.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Investment advice” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.0% and pay out 32.1% 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.
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, 18.1% of shares of all “Investment advice” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Bridge Investment Group Company Profile (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 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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