CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Professional Information Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare CoreLogic to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

88.2% of CoreLogic shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.6% of shares of all “Professional Information Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.2% of CoreLogic shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.2% of shares of all “Professional Information Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for CoreLogic and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CoreLogic 1 3 3 0 2.29
CoreLogic Competitors 72 509 689 6 2.49

CoreLogic presently has a consensus target price of $44.14, indicating a potential downside of 9.58%. As a group, “Professional Information Services” companies have a potential downside of 2.75%. Given CoreLogic’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe CoreLogic has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Risk and Volatility

CoreLogic has a beta of 0.93, suggesting that its stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CoreLogic’s rivals have a beta of 0.99, suggesting that their average stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
CoreLogic $1.91 billion $404.81 million 44.79
CoreLogic Competitors $3.22 billion $939.14 million 17.09

CoreLogic’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than CoreLogic. CoreLogic 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.

Profitability

This table compares CoreLogic and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CoreLogic 4.99% 17.07% 4.48%
CoreLogic Competitors 6.91% 27.09% 4.86%

Summary

CoreLogic rivals beat CoreLogic on 11 of the 13 factors compared.

About CoreLogic

CoreLogic, Inc. is a provider of property information, analytics and data-enabled services. The Company provides detailed coverage of property, mortgages and other encumbrances, property risk and replacement cost, consumer credit, tenancy, location, hazard risk and related performance information. Its segments include Property Intelligence (PI), Risk Management and Work Flow (RMW), and Corporate. The Property Intelligence segment owns or licenses real property, mortgage and consumer information, which includes loan information, property sales and characteristic information, property risk and replacement cost, natural hazard data, geospatial data, parcel maps and mortgage-backed securities information. The RMW segment owns or licenses real property information, mortgage information and consumer information, which includes loan information, property sales and characteristic information, natural hazard data, parcel maps, employment verification, criminal records and eviction records.

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