Redfin (RDFN) versus Its Competitors Head-To-Head Contrast

Redfin (NASDAQ: RDFN) is one of 67 public companies in the “Real Estate Development & Operations” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Redfin to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Redfin and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Redfin 1 5 3 0 2.22
Redfin Competitors 152 363 837 8 2.52

Redfin currently has a consensus target price of $24.75, indicating a potential upside of 2.65%. As a group, “Real Estate Development & Operations” companies have a potential upside of 29.33%. Given Redfin’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Redfin has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

37.9% of Redfin shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.3% of shares of all “Real Estate Development & Operations” companies are held by institutional investors. 38.4% of shares of all “Real Estate Development & Operations” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Redfin and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Redfin N/A N/A N/A
Redfin Competitors -8.94% -3.98% 0.27%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Redfin and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Redfin $267.19 million -$22.52 million N/A
Redfin Competitors $435.87 million $32.00 million 798.86

Redfin’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Redfin.


Redfin peers beat Redfin on 8 of the 11 factors compared.

About Redfin

Redfin Corporation is engaged in providing residential real estate brokerage services. The customer can search for homes by neighborhood, city or MLS number, or can refine results using detailed parameters, such as price and number of beds or baths. The Company serves home buyers and sellers. The Company offers online tools to consumers, including Redfin Estimate, which is an automated home-valuation tool. The customer can search homes for sale in Austin, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, OR, Raleigh, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, Seattle and Washington. The Company serves over 80 metro areas across the United States.

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