Head-To-Head Review: Colliers International Group (CIGI) versus The Competition

Colliers International Group (NASDAQ: CIGI) is one of 24 publicly-traded companies in the “Real Estate Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Colliers International Group to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Colliers International Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Colliers International Group 3.23% 49.70% 8.55%
Colliers International Group Competitors 5.07% 15.79% 3.58%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Colliers International Group and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Colliers International Group $2.01 billion $209.86 million 32.89
Colliers International Group Competitors $1.67 billion $167.91 million 37.77

Colliers International Group has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. Colliers International 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Colliers International Group and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Colliers International Group 0 0 6 0 3.00
Colliers International Group Competitors 70 286 583 10 2.56

Colliers International Group currently has a consensus target price of $68.88, suggesting a potential upside of 26.14%. As a group, “Real Estate Services” companies have a potential upside of 6.62%. Given Colliers International Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Colliers International Group is more favorable than its rivals.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

63.6% of Colliers International Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.9% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.3% of Colliers International Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.8% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are held 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.

Dividends

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 6.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Real Estate Services” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 41.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Volatility and Risk

Colliers International Group has a beta of 1.73, suggesting that its stock price is 73% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Colliers International Group’s rivals have a beta of 1.59, suggesting that their average stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Colliers International Group beats its rivals on 10 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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