Tremor Video (NYSE: TLRA) is one of 25 publicly-traded companies in the “Real Estate Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Tremor Video to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Risk and Volatility

Tremor Video has a beta of 1.21, suggesting that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tremor Video’s competitors have a beta of 1.57, suggesting that their average share price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Tremor Video and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Tremor Video N/A N/A -18.00
Tremor Video Competitors $1.67 billion $167.91 million 34.46

Tremor Video’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Tremor Video. Tremor Video is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

39.7% of Tremor Video shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.0% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.2% of Tremor Video shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.4% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Tremor Video and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tremor Video 0 1 2 0 2.67
Tremor Video Competitors 73 318 642 9 2.56

Tremor Video presently has a consensus price target of $4.13, suggesting a potential downside of 15.12%. As a group, “Real Estate Services” companies have a potential upside of 5.68%. Given Tremor Video’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Tremor Video has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Tremor Video and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tremor Video -7.11% -16.72% -8.96%
Tremor Video Competitors 4.57% 14.43% 3.06%

Summary

Tremor Video competitors beat Tremor Video on 9 of the 11 factors compared.

About Tremor Video

Trulia, Inc. is a real estate search engine company. The Company’s marketplace, delivered through the web and mobile applications, gives consumers tools to research homes and neighborhoods and enables real estate professionals to market their listings and attract new clients. The Company also offers a suite of free and subscription products that provide real estate professionals with access to transaction-ready consumers and help them to grow and manage their online presence. For the year ended December 31, 2013, the Company had 38.8 million monthly unique visitors. As at December 31, 2013, the Company had more than 437,000 active real estate professionals in its Trulia marketplace and 157,000 active real estate professionals using its Market Leader software and services. Approximately 59,700 of these real estate professionals were paying subscribers (assuming 20% overlap between Trulia subscribers and Marker Leader’s premium subscribers).

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