Altisource Portfolio Solutions (NASDAQ: ASPS) is one of 25 public companies in the “Real Estate Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Altisource Portfolio Solutions to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and earnings.

Risk and Volatility

Altisource Portfolio Solutions has a beta of 0.76, indicating that its share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Altisource Portfolio Solutions’ rivals have a beta of 1.60, indicating that their average share price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Altisource Portfolio Solutions and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Altisource Portfolio Solutions 0.60% 82.95% 8.76%
Altisource Portfolio Solutions Competitors 3.01% 13.75% 2.76%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

54.9% of Altisource Portfolio Solutions shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.7% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.8% of Altisource Portfolio Solutions shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.8% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Altisource Portfolio Solutions and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Altisource Portfolio Solutions 0 2 0 0 2.00
Altisource Portfolio Solutions Competitors 123 408 650 18 2.47

Altisource Portfolio Solutions currently has a consensus target price of $19.00, indicating a potential downside of 24.09%. As a group, “Real Estate Services” companies have a potential upside of 9.05%. Given Altisource Portfolio Solutions’ rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Altisource Portfolio Solutions has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Altisource Portfolio Solutions and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Altisource Portfolio Solutions $982.54 million $148.76 million 89.40
Altisource Portfolio Solutions Competitors $1.67 billion $167.92 million 36.61

Altisource Portfolio Solutions’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Altisource Portfolio Solutions. Altisource Portfolio Solutions is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Altisource Portfolio Solutions rivals beat Altisource Portfolio Solutions on 10 of the 13 factors compared.

Altisource Portfolio Solutions Company Profile

Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. is a marketplace and transaction solutions provider for the real estate, mortgage and consumer debt industries. The Company’s business processes, vendor and electronic payment management software and behavioral science-based analytics manage outcomes for marketplace participants. It operates through three segments: Mortgage Services, Financial Services and Technology Services. The Mortgage Services segment provides loan servicers, originators, rental property investors and real estate consumers with products, services and technologies. The Financial Services segment provides collection services to debt originators and servicers and customer relationship management services. The Technology Services segment provides software and data analytics solutions that support management of mortgage and real estate activities and marketplace transactions across mortgage and real estate lifecycles and information technology infrastructure management services.

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